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Pharmacy TechnicianGreenwood, Indiana

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Job ID 381959 Date posted 03/20/2020 Facility Indianapolis South IRF

Description

Pharmacy Technician

Must be licensed as Pharmacy Technician and have experience with IV's.

Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician works with the pharmacists to prepare and deliver medications, perform routine duties and assist with clerical functions.

ResponsibilitiesPerforms functions which help keep the department clean and orderly.

• Assists the pharmacist in responding to the requests and needs of patients, and hospital staff.

• Fills and delivers the medication to the medstation Pyxis ES accurately and in accordance with departmental policy.

• Performs delivery to and from nursing units and carries out any procedures associated with this responsibility.

• Performs unit dose packaging safely according to procedure. Maintains proper packaging records.

• Admixes sterile products like fluids, antibiotics and feeding solutions for intravenous use under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

• Assists with the gathering of work load statistics.

• Identifies functional safety needs for the individual patient or customer and takes appropriate action.

• Demonstrates effective communication skills.

• Professionally answers departmental phone within 3 rings.

• Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.

• Demonstrates understanding of Joint Commission standards.

• Demonstrates commitment to a healthy working environment.

• May act as a preceptor/mentor to other pharmacy technician(s).

• Performs all other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications

Professional Requirements:

Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

• Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.

• Wears identification while on duty.

• Reports to work on time and as scheduled.

• Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.

• Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.

Attends departmental in-services and successfully completes annual competencies/education requirements.

• Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.

• Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.

• Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

• Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Experience/Skills:

High School graduate.

• Prior experience in hospital pharmacy is desirable.

• Pharmacy Technician Certification as required by the State

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