Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Pharmacy Tech, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Days, Part Time in SHELBYVILLE, Kentucky

Certified Pharmacy Tech, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Days, Part Time



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.

  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


  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.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

High school/GED

Registered as pharmacy technician with the

State Board of Pharmacy Examiners.


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 a commitment to service,organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct anddemeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits 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.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protectssensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and departmentspecific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supportsefforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customerservice and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Pharmacy


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0117951