Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Pharm Tech - Mercy Outpatient Pharmacy - FT 1.0 (Varied) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Certified Pharm Tech - Mercy Outpatient Pharmacy - FT 1.0 (Varied)

Description

GENERALSUMMARY :

Provides

technical support in the delivery of pharmaceutical care to clients of Mercy

Medical Center’s Outpatient Pharmacies. Technical support includes the

preparation and delivery of medications and stocking and ordering of drugs and

other products. Technical work is performed under the supervision of a licensed

pharmacist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Preparespatient drug orders as follows (with proper checks performed by apharmacist as required by law): enterspatient prescription orders into the computer; selects correct medication,strength and dosage form; prepares labels; selects and affixes auxiliarylabels to medications as appropriate and legally required; counts, measures,weighs & pours medications; documents doses dispensed; filesmedication orders.

  • Cleanscounters, medication drawers, carts, shelves, and equipment as needed.

  • Assiststhe pharmacists with audits (e.g. allergy, weight, etc.).

  • Entersand fills stock bags and fills stock requisitions for other departments.

  • Accuratelyprocesses and restocks medications for departments utilizing automateddispensing systems, i.e. Pyxis/Acudose.

  • Performsa variety of medication inventory-related tasks including: communicationof stock utilization and ordering needs; assisting with reordering; checkingof expiration dating with alerts to pharmacists when needed; and rotatingand restocking.

  • Compoundsand labels extemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients accordingto procedure.

  • Answerstelephone and process requests according to procedures.

  • Participatesin the training of new technicians.

  • Chargesand credits individual patient accounts.

  • Accuratelyand efficiently waits on patients at the POS register and handles saletransactions.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Registered or eligible to registeras pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners within 30days of hire.

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Programrequired.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Varied Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0178259

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.