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Employment Type:
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Posted:
9/7/2019
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Distribution Automation Tech (Pharmacy...
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Job Description

Responsibilities

The Pharmacy Distribution Automation Technician will assist pharmacists in the acquisition, preparation, and distribution of medications in treating the patients under the University Hospital system of care. The duties may include but are not limited to the following responsibilities: packaging and labeling of medications, operation of pharmacy information systems, delivery of medications via a delivery cart to patient care areas including operation of the PYXIS automation, and general support to pharmacists in delivering pharmaceutical care to all patient populations (i.e., neonate, infant, child, adult, and geriatric). May also periodically or routinely serve as a medicine technician to assist nursing in the acquisition of medications from PYXIS.

Demonstrates population-specific competencies (e.g. age-specific, cultural sensitivity, patient-centered communication) in performance of role.

Qualifications

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Graduate of ASHP accredited program or State accredited Pharmacy Technology School preferred.

Licensure/Certification:

Pharmacy Technician Certification as recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and State of Georgia Pharmacy Technician Registration or licensure in the state of Georgia as a Pharmacy Intern.

Experience:

One (1) year experience of hospital technician work is required to include broad experience in unit dose drug distribution and IV admixtures. Graduate of ASHP accredited program or State accredited Pharmacy Technology School may be substituted for one (1) year work experience.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

Individual should be able to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of healthcare professionals.

Must be able to perform basic computer tasks in generating reports and adjusting patient medication billing accounts.

Reading comprehension and visual skills must be sufficient to see and interpret drug orders, reports or other written forms of communication.

Must be able to work independently, prioritize tasks, and problem solve.

Individual should possess a basic knowledge of various drug products, pharmaceutical laws, and drug distribution.

Must possess a philosophy of health care service consistent with that of the mission of University Hospital.

Physical Demands:

Ability to move throughout the hospital to accomplish duties. Visual ability to see & read records, reports, or computer terminals. Manual dexterity to enter data and retrieve data from computers or related information systems. Ability to communicate verbally. Ability to move moderately heavy objects (i.e., IV fluids, drug carts, supplies, equipment, etc.).

About University Health Care System

Baylor Health Care System is a network of hospitals, primary care and specialty care centers, rehabilitation clinics, affiliated ambulatory surgery centers and the Baylor Research Institute. One of the largest private-sector employers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Baylor employs more than 16,000 people and has more than 2,700 physicians on its medical staffs. Baylor University Medical Center, flagship hospital of the system, is a major patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest. For fiscal year 2008, Baylor Health Care System will report $429.5 million in community benefit to the Texas Department of State Health Services.   Â