in Charge shall be responsible for:
providing updated information to the Board in accordance with rules and
regulations regarding the registered pharmacy technicians employed in the
pharmacy for purposes maintaining the registry of registered pharmacy
technicians established by the Board pursuant to paragraph (7) of subsection
(a) of Code Section
(2) Ensuring the reporting the separation of
employment or termination of any Registered pharmacy technician for any
suspected or confirmed criminal occupational-related activities committed or
any drug-related reason, including but not limited to Adulteration, abuse,
theft or diversion and shall include in the notice the reason for the
(3) Assuring that all
pharmacists and pharmacy interns and externs employed at the pharmacy are
currently licensed and that registered pharmacy technicians employed at the
pharmacy are currently registered with the Board of Pharmacy.
(4) Notifying the Board of any change in the
employment status of all registered technicians in the pharmacy within 10 days
of the technician's separation date from employment,
(5) Ensuring that registered pharmacy
technicians in the prescription department shall be easily identifiable by use
of a name badge or other similar means which prominently displays their name
and job title. The Pharmacist-in-Charge is responsible for ensuring that such
persons wear or display such identification at all times when they are working
in the prescription department.
Shall ensure that the current registration for each registered pharmacy
technician is readily accessible for inspection by the Board or Drugs and
(7) Ensuring that
a pharmacist is responsible for the dispensing of all prescription drug orders
and for all activities of any pharmacy technician in the preparation of the
drug for delivery to the patient, and that a pharmacist shall be present and
personally supervising the activities of any pharmacy technician at all
(b) The Board of
Pharmacy can take disciplinary action against the license of a pharmacist in
charge who violates the provisions of this rule as authorized by O.C.G.A.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule entitled
"Duties of the Pharmacist in Charge Related to Registered Pharmacy Technicians"
adopted. F. Feb. 21, 2011; eff.
Mar. 13, 2011.