Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Pharmacy Tech,Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital, Evening, Part-Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Certified Pharmacy Tech,Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital, Evening, Part-Time


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


I. Essential Functions

  1. Assists pharmacist

in providing pharmaceutical care to include (but not limited to):

a) Preparing, filling

and distributing medication

b) Screening phone

calls/orders and alerting the pharmacist to patient-specific data indicating

  1. Pre-packages

tablets, capsules and liquids into single-dose units. Prepares labels with

medication name, strength, lot number and expiration date.

  1. Obtains narcotics

from Pyxis vault. Prepares narcotics for rounds and files required paperwork.

Participates daily in narcotic audits on the units.

  1. Oversees and

troubleshoots Pyxis console

a) Communicates

changes to pharmacy staff

b) Serves as liaison

between Pyxis and Pharmacy

c) Manages Pyxis security, adding and deleting users

d) Trains staff on

system changes and upgrades

e) Notifies vendor/CHI

of system problems

f) Maintains adequate

levels of stock drugs in Pyxis dispensing system on nursing units

  1. Prepare IV

medications under the supervision of the pharmacist

a) Prepares IV

admixtures, TPNs, chemotherapy IVs, IV piggybacks, and syringes.

b) Utilizes aseptic

technique in the preparation of all sterile products.

c) Performs

end-product testing quality assurance

d) Documents completed

work by initialing all labels/logs/etc as required.

e) Completes IV room

re-certification process by assigned deadline.

f) Cleans and

documents as assigned.

g) Credits to the

patient and restock usable IVs returned to the inpatient pharmacy.

h) Inventories and

orders selected supplies.

i) Follows the

ordering/restocking system to stock/restock IV room medications and supplies.

j) Prepares and

appropriately labels stock sterile products.

k) Coordinates the

supply of investigational products.

  1. Repackages and

labels bulk oral solid and liquid drugs into unit-dose form under pharmacist

supervision. Reconstitutes drugs and prepares compounds under pharmacist


  1. Delivers

medications, IV’s and controlled substances on a daily basis to replenish

inventory levels. Requires interpretation and judgment to assure accurate and

practical inventory levels.

  1. Performs monthly

patient care area inspections and reports as assigned by the manager.

  1. Completes charges/credits

daily for billing.

  1. Checks and restocks

patient care and special care stock supplies (i.e. emergency drugs to crash

carts and heart carts) under pharmacist supervision.

  1. Performs duties in

documented accordance with requirements of all regulatory and governing

bodies. Mandatory education from a system and department level is completed.

  1. Maintains work

areas and equipment/utensils in a neat, clean, and orderly appearance.

  1. Performs other

duties as assigned by management.

II. KentuckyOne HealthCore Expectations

At KentuckyOne

Health, we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity,

Compassion and Excellence at work by:

  • Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and


  • Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve

  • Working together as a team to achieve our goals

  • Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to


  • Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve

  • Using our resources wisely

  • Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of

KentuckyOne Health.

III. Core JobCompetencies

Skills,Knowledge or 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.

LanguageAbility: 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 equipmentand automated systems/applications/ software at an acceptable level.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High school/GED

Registered as pharmacy technician

with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners.

PTCB national certification. Certification not required for second

year pharmacy students and/or licensed pharmacy interns.

Experience(required and preferred):

One year pharmacy

tech experience preferred.

  • For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health

will verify education required by the position, through primary source

verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also

include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or

other written validation of education.


  • Demonstrates acommitment to service, organization values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to andexhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres toorganizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Workscollaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstratesexceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians,patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health carecommunity.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal OpportunityEmployersCBKYONE

Job Pharmacy


Daily Schedule 2

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0116048