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Pharmacy Technician Job
PeaceHealth | Florence, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 151729

PeaceHealth is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a 0.8 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, this position is responsible for performing supportive clerical and technical tasks to assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care.  Accuracy, reliability and excellent customer service skills are the cornerstone of the pharmacy technician expectations.  May perform receiving and stores clerk functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Enter inpatient orders/prescriptions into the computer and prepare labels for medications to be checked by the pharmacist.
  2. Answer telephones when appropriate and within legal guidelines and direct calls to appropriate personnel.
  3. Inspects medications for outdates in patient care area Pyxis stations on a quarterly basis.
  4. Prepares IVs, PCAs, Epidurals and labels all IV products.  Prepares chemotherapeutic intravenous medications as requested.
  5. Packages drugs into unit dose packaging and maintains packaging records.
  6. Reconstitutes medication by adding a specific quantity of distilled water requiring no calculation. 
  7. Run fill lists and prepares medications for Cubies or Pyxis stations.
  8. Delivers medications and IVs to patient care areas.  Delivers controlled substances to patient care areas, takes controlled substance physical inventories and reconciles controlled substance inventory counts.
  9. Data enters patient charges and credits.
  10. Check in the order, processes invoices, credits and backorders.  Restocks medication on the shelves as needed and, if needed, purchases medication from suppliers.
  11. Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  (See section below for varied requirements by state.)

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year’s experience in hospital pharmacy utilizing unit dose, IV admixtures, and pharmacy computer systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.

     

    LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

    See section below for varied state requirements.

     

    OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong customer service skills including excellent communication skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize workflow in a dynamic and sometimes chaotic environment
  • Ability to take suggestions, corrections and directions from the pharmacists

     

    REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

    OREGON:

  • Currently licensed or must be able to obtain Registered Pharmacy Technician license in the state of Oregon prior to the first day of work.
  • Must obtain national Pharmacy Technician certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for initial licensure only.

PHMC-FLORENCE-PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 10 lbs. or less.      
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.        

Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Florence, OR community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Florence, OR, Peace Harbor Hospital (507)
Job Category:  Pharmacy
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.8
Work Type:  Temporary
Hourly compensation starts at: $15.76, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Certified Pharmacy Technician - Oregon

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Florence, OR || Pharmacy || Temporary || OTHER ANCILLARY SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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