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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Pharmacy Tech II
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Centura Health | Castle Rock, CO
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Job Description

Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant.  The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses.  We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services.  If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 108226

Recruiter Contact: Hannahwair@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 7311 CASTLE PHARMACY 


Schedule: PRN

Shift: Variable

Position Summary

Assist pharmacists in promoting an organized and functional pharmacy service. Prepares medications for dispensing and

maintains records.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • 1 year hospital or retail pharmacy experience as applicable (completion of an Accredited Technician training course may

  • substitute for experience)

  • Working knowledge of computer systems.


  • PTCB

Position Duties (* denotes an essential functions of the position)

Name Description


- Alerts pharmacy director, coordinator, clinical coordinator, or

pharmacist of immediate problems requiring corrective action

in a timely manner. *

- Screens nursing and physician inquiries and phone calls by

directing to appropriate pharmacist to ensure accurate and

timely communication. *

- Performs special projects, including the training of new

technicians and overseeing their activities, and other activities

as assigned to increase and improve level of service, skill

level, and productivity. *

- Attains professional growth by attending or participating in a

minimum of 10 hours of continuing education annually.*


- Maintains patient and other records using pharmacy

computers and manual systems to ensure timely and

accurate patient billings and compliance with regulatory

agencies. *

- Facilitates maintenance of adequate supplies by logging

needs in Want book. *

- Processes daily IV slips, assisting the administrative

secretary with workload statistics.*


Inpatient setting:

- Accurately and in a timely manner fills unit dose cart, floor

stock, medication orders, and delivers to patient care areas to

ensure availability of ordered drugs and supplies. *

- Is knowledgeable in the use and stocking of automated

medication cabinets. *

- Accurately prepares I.V. admixtures, using sterile technique. *

Outpatient setting:

- Accurately and in a timely manner, prepares prescriptions for

pharmacist review and dispensing. *

- Accurately compounds specialty items. *

- Pre-packages and labels bulk medications for unit dose / unit

of use dispensing with computer and associated equipment. *

- Checks floor stock and / or pharmacy stock for outdates,

overstock, and proper storage on a monthly basis to ensure

the use of high quality medications. *

- Maintains cost effective inventory of bulk items, utilizing soon

to expire items quickly, and decreasing overstock of


- Demonstrates technical skill level in utilizing a variety of

pharmaceutical competencies including, but not limited to,

calculations, aseptic technique and cytotoxic drug properties.*

Physical Requirements

__ Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs force occasionally)

X Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs frequently)

__ Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.

__ Heavy Work - exert/lift up to 100 lbs force occasionally, and/or 50 lbs frequently, and/or 20 lbs constantly

__ Very Heavy Work - exert/lift over 100 lbs force occasionally, and/or over 50 lbs frequently, and/or over 20 lbs constantly

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.