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Employment Type:
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Posted:
8/22/2019
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Tech I - Pharmacy - FT Evenings
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Catholic Health Initiative | Little Rock, AR
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Job Description

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Primary Location: AR > LITTLE ROCK > ST VINCENT INFIRMARY

JOB SUMMARY:

Prepare medications in specialized areas of pharmacy service, i.e., surgery, critical care areas, and IV admixture department; assist pharmacists in other technical aspects of pharmaceutical practice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Perform all duties of Pharmacy Technician Trainee:

a. Perform in accordance with established policies and procedures all packaging and other duties related to the preparation of medication for distribution to inpatients, subject to pharmacist check.

b. "Pick" or otherwise assemble doses of medication for distribution to inpatients, subject to pharmacist check, using computer-generated fill list or strip.

c. Restock supplies in IV room, assemble ingredients, organize workflow, maintain files; deliver completed IV admixtures.

d. Maintain all records and documents relating to controlled drug distribution and usage; conduct audits of all controlled substance storage areas as deemed necessary by Director.

e. Replenish, maintain records, and deliver drug supply carts to special care areas.

f. Restock, process charge vouchers, and assure current dating of all drug supplies contained in crash cart drug trays and emergency drug boxes.

g. Prepare floor stock and satellite orders, subject to pharmacist check.

h. Restock unit-dose medications; remove outdated products.

i. Fill medications from strips printed by the computer.

j. Deliver and exchange medication bins to patient room.

k. Credit all medications and return to stock.

l. Transfer medications and return to stock.

m. Pull medications from all discharged patient bins and issue proper credit.

n. Print identification for medication bins.

2. Dispense, receive, and reconcile substances daily with Anesthesiology department.

3. Review Anesthesiology records daily to extract all Pharmacy charges.

4. Restock cassettes for ophthalmology surgery and for cardiac surgery.

5. Perform monthly nursing station inspections.

6. Enter data into computer in order to reprint IV labels; process credit, record waste, and determine current status of specific IV orders.

7. Perform computer functions involving credits/charge in inpatient system.

8. Perform duties required in processing discharged/transferred patients' medications and records.

9. Prepare name cards for patient medication bins.

10. File NCR copy of physicians' orders and other documents.

11. Communicate with nursing and other personnel regarding distribution of medication; answer phone, refer calls, take messages, etc.

12. Assist in training new personnel in duties related to area of specialty.

13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test, or equivalent. Must have current AR Pharmacy Technician License or a current AR Pharmacy Intern License.

Experience: Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to 50 lbs and push/pull 100-150 lbs. The sensory and communicative activities required for the position include feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling and speaking. Individuals in this position could possibly be exposed to inside/outside environmental conditions, most probably blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical hazards, respiratory hazards and radiology hazards.

Skills: Typing 30 wpm preferred.

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 2019-R0244693
* Schedule: Full-time
* Shift: Evening Job
* Market: CHI St. Vincent

About Us

Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

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Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic

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