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Pharmacy TechnicianFort Smith, Arkansas

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Job # 405982 Date posted 04/06/2021

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Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital - Fort Smith, AR

Kindred Healthcare is excited to announce our newest Joint Venture Partnership with Mercy Health at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Fort Smith, AR! This will be a brand new hospital with 50 private rooms. Recently celebrating our groundbreaking, the anticipated opening will be 2nd quarter of 2021. Kindred will manage day-to-day operations of Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Fort Smith. The new hospital will care for adults recovering from conditions such as stroke, neurological disease, injury to the brain or spinal cord and other debilitating illnesses or injuries. Kindred and Mercy are also partners for rehab hospitals in Oklahoma City, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.

With more than 20 standalone inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) across a dozen states, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS) is a partner of choice for many major hospital systems in the creation and success of joint-venture operations that outperform in both clinical and financial outcomes. We bring proven rehabilitation management and services expertise that benefits our partners as well as the nearly 50,000 IRF patients we see each year who seek to recover and get home quickly from any of a number of conditions, including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, orthopedic injury, neurological conditions, amputation and trauma.

The Pharmacy Technician:

Will assist the pharmacists by preparing medications, performing routine duties, and by delivery of medications and assist with clerical functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares patient drug orders.
  • Delivers medications to medication rooms, and nursing stations as appropriate.
  • Reviews patient MAR for potential admissions and plans medications to be delivered to medication machines.
  • Restocks usable medications/IVs returned to the pharmacy.
  • Files medication orders.
  • Assists the pharmacists with audits.
  • Completes assigned unit inspections.
  • Restocks automated medication dispensing machines
  • Communicates stock utilization and ordering needs, and/or assists with ordering inventory and supplies.
  • Checks medication expiration dates and alerts pharmacist when needed.
  • Compounds and labels extemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients according to procedure.
  • Answers telephone and processes requests according to procedures.
  • Properly unit doses medications that do not come prepackaged.
  • Assists pharmacist, and/or nursing staff with other staff as appropriate.
  • Prepares sterile and non-sterile compounds per USP standards
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Registered, or eligible to register, as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification  
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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