Catholic Health Initiatives PHARMACY TECH I - PHARMACY - PART TIME EVENINGS in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

PHARMACY TECH I - PHARMACY - PART TIME EVENINGS

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

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 FUNCTIONS:

  1. Perform all duties of Pharmacy Technician Trainee:

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h. Restock unit-dose medications; remove outdated products.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

  1. Dispense, receive, and reconcile substances daily with Anesthesiology department.

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

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

  4. Perform monthly nursing station inspections.

  5. Enter data into computer in order to reprint IV labels; process credit, record waste, and determine current status of specific IV orders.

  6. Perform computer functions involving credits/charge in inpatient system.

  7. Perform duties required in processing discharged/transferred patients' medications and records.

  8. Prepare name cards for patient medication bins.

  9. File NCR copy of physicians' orders and other documents.

  10. Communicate with nursing and other personnel regarding distribution of medication; answer phone, refer calls, take messages, etc.

  11. Assist in training new personnel in duties related to area of specialty.

  12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test, or equivalent. Must have current AR Pharmacy Technician License or a current AR Pharmacy Intern License.

Experience: Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical activities involve balancing, climbing, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping and use of fingers and repetitive movements. An individual in this position may be required to carry or lift weight of up to 50 lbs and push/pull 100-150 lbs. The sensory and communicative activities required for the position include feeling, hearing, seeing, smelling and speaking. Individuals in this position could possibly be exposed to inside/outside environmental conditions, most probably blood borne pathogens and body fluids, chemical hazards, respiratory hazards and radiology hazards.

Skills: Typing 30 wpm preferred.

Job Professional Non-Clinical

Primary Location ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-ST VINCENT INFIRMARY

Daily Schedule PART TIME

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0157800

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.