Catholic Health Initiatives PHARMACY TECH II (SV HOT SPRINGS), PHARMACY, PRN, VARIES in HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas

PHARMACY TECH II (SV HOT SPRINGS), PHARMACY, PRN, VARIES

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION

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 DUTIES

  1. Perform all duties of Pharmacy Technician 1:

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h. Restock unit-dose medications; remove outdated products.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

o. Dispense, receive, and reconcile controlled substances daily with Anesthesiology department.

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

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

r. Perform monthly nursing station inspections.

  1. Perform reconstitution of antibiotics according to established procedures.

  2. Compound multi-additive IV admixtures under supervision of licensed pharmacist.

  3. Perform basic calculations required for IV compounding.

  4. Perform drug information retrieval including IV compatibility and drug interactions.

  5. Perform computer order entry under supervision of licensed pharmacist.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION

  1. High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test, or equivalent.

  2. Must have at least one year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician

  3. Must successfully complete the ASHP’s Sterile Product Preparation Training Module.

  4. Must successfully complete a structured on-the-job didactic and experiential training program which provides 40 hours of instruction and experience in the IV room by a pharmacist.

  5. Must pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification test within the first year of being selected to the position of pharmacy technician II.

  6. Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy or must complete registration prior to beginning work.

Job Pharmacy

Primary Location ARKANSAS-HOT SPRINGS-CHI HOSPITAL HOT SPRINGS

Daily Schedule VARIES

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0118407