SoutheastHEALTH Pharmacy Technician in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Southeast Hospital Pharmacy Full-Time
Variable ShiftA non-professional and non-supervisory health care employee, who under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, performs specific job responsibilities for the routine daily internal Pharmacy operations, and also performs advanced technician responsibilitiesBegin
Effectively use the hospital’s electronic medical record and pharmacy systems for charging / crediting, inventory adjustments and other functions
Lay out medications for Pyxis fill and individual patient items for final check by the Pharmacist.
Deliver medications and other supplies to nursing units
Prepare I.V. admixtures using aseptic technique, and assist in clean room maintenance as assigned
Prepare sterile chemotherapy admixtures using aseptic technique, and following all policies and procedures regarding hazardous materials
Perform assigned daily cleaning and maintenance of Packing/Preparation area.
Repackage pharmaceuticals for unit of use
Answer the telephone and window calls
Maintain on a routine basis the physical area of the Pharmacy
Assist in checking new shipments into inventory
Learn basic functions of purchasing pharmaceuticals and serve as a back-up when the buyer is not available
Serve as a formal trainer and mentor new employees
Consistently complete assigned audits and performance improvement projects, such as narcotic audits, inventory control, clinic order filling, etc.
Troubleshoot pharmacy-specific problems (such as Pyxis issues, delivery / service-related problems, etc…) and escalate if necessary
Perform other such duties as may be assigned by the pharmacist on duty or pharmacy management
Attend department staff meetings and in-service programs
Serve as a role model for others in the department
Audit Anesthesia Departments controlled substance lockers with return of the previous Controlled Substance Disposition Records to satellite Pharmacy for further processing
Achieve a monthly audit of all medication and IV storage areas throughout the hospital. This audit includes removal and documentation of all outdated, defective, and non-authorized items.
Assist in other pharmacy department responsibilities as requested by a pharmacist or pharmacy management
High school diploma or GED required
Basic typing and/or computer skills
Experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred
Certificate from an ASHP accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred
PTCB certification (C.Ph.T.) preferred
Must either possess a valid MO Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration or be eligible for application