Automated Distribution Management

Maintain, oversee and review automated processes and systems within a department



Competency Area

Drug Compounding and Management


Utilise automated systems and other technology to enhance safety and efficiency

Utilise technologies and automated processes in different domains of the medication use process

Maintain pharmacy equipment and automation system processes

Verify the packaging and bar-coding of drugs by ensuring that the bar code reflects accurately the information compared with manufacturers’ labelling

Perform basic troubleshooting of automated systems

Oversee automation system processes

Resolve system transaction problems

Implement process improvements or enhancements to automated processes

Monitor adherence to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to automated processes and systems

Review process improvements or enhancements to the automation services

Identify gaps found in existing automated procedures and processes

Recommend improvements to organisations’ automated procedures and processes that can improve medication safety, patient care and efficiency

Resolve system errors associated with automation systems and processes

Coordinate user acceptance tests for new automation projects and enhancements