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Tech Pharmacy II - Inpatient - Full Time
Denver Health | Denver, Colorado
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Job Summary

Under general supervision of a pharmacist, performs technical tasks within the pharmacy department, including I.V. compounding, chemotherapy compounding, Pyxis restocking and maintenance, unit dose prepackaging, controlled substance preparation and dispensing and basic computer system operations. Serves as a mentor and trainer of pharmacy technician staff in the technical tasks listed above. Assists with the competency assessment of pharmacy technician staff to perform required technical tasks. Serves as a role model to the pharmacy technician staff regarding the principles of good customer service. Creates the pharmacy technician work schedule. Assists with coordinating and directing the activities of the pharmacy technicians. Assists with the evaluation of pharmacy technician performance and provided input regarding the annual evaluation of the pharmacy technician staff. Provides input and direction on ways to improve departmental operations. Performs technical tasks and duties as directed by a registered pharmacist. Assists with the oversight, maintenance, and development of our automated dispensing services.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High school Diploma or GED certificate. Completion of a pharmacy technician training program preferred. Experience: Typically, three years of experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital or ambulatory pharmacy. Previous management experience is preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to work as a team member. Attention to detail. Knowledge of basic pharmacy practices and procedures. Knowledge of medications and medical supplies. Knowledge of record-keeping techniques. Mathematical computation skills. Sterile and non-sterile compounding skills. Organization and communication skills. Good typing, keyboarding and proofreading skills. Ability to maintain adequate inventory/supplies. Certificate/License/Registration: PTCB certification or current pharmacy intern license. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."

About Denver Health

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality health care system serving as a model for other safety net institutions across the nation. Our mission is to:Provide access to the highest quality health care, whether for prevention, or acute and chronic diseases regardless of ability to pay; Provide life-saving emergency medicine and trauma services to Denver and the Rocky Mountain region; Fulfill public health functions as dictated by the Denver Charter and the needs of the citizens of Denver; Provide health education for patients; Participate in the education of the next generation of health care professionals; and Engage in research, which enhances our ability to meet the health care needs of Denver Health system patients. World Class Physicians Minimize

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