The Pharmacy Technician/Buyer, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assists in the various activities of the pharmacy department. The Pharmacy Technician/Buyer assists the pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory and maintenance of records. The Pharmacy Purchasing Agent assists the Director of Pharmacy with all purchasing activities of the department in order to maintain an efficient operation of drug distribution and control within the facility. The Pharmacy Technician/Buyer functions in accordance with standard written procedures, guidelines and state and federal regulations. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.