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Catholic Health Initiative | Lexington, Kentucky
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Job Description

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0


Job Summary / Purpose

Responsible for centralized compounding work using safe IV room practices, large volume end-product batching (IVPB, syringes, etc.), compounding total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and peripheral parenteral nutrition (PPN), and end-product quality assurance. Oversees Pyxis console. Performs the manual technical tasks involved with the proper storage, distribution, packaging and labeling of drugs, associated record keeping and patient charging systems. Works under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Follows proper procedures for the operation of equipment and use of supplies. Maintains and coordinates systems to ensure that pharmacy operations run efficiently on a day-to-day basis.

Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President)

Does Not Apply

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

High school/GED

Required Licensure and Certifications

Registered as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners. PTCB certification or Intern registration with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the standards, techniques and tools relating to pharmaceutical patient care.

Knowledge of the regulatory requirements applicable to pharmaceutical patient care.

Knowledge of the standards, procedures and tools relating to an automated medication distribution system.

Ability to mix oral powders and compounded drugs and to prepare intravenous admixture and other parental drugs.

Ability to understand and use/apply I.V. admixture, automated distribution systems, outpatient services and decentralized pharmacy services.

Knowledge of mathematical functions, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, basic algebra and calculations.

Knowledge of the sources and availability of medications, bio-technology products, pharmaceutical supplies and equipment and related items.

Ability to understand and apply standards, procedures and techniques to the work assignment.

Ability to identify and resolve discrepancies in a timely and effective manner.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and organizational policies.

Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/ software at an acceptable level.

PREFERRED Qualifications

One year pharmacy tech experience preferred

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 2019-R0239233
* Schedule: Part-time
* Shift: Day Job
* Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

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

Equal Opportunity Employment

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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