Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Technician I - Livingston (PRN days) in LIVINGSTON, Texas

Pharmacy Technician I - Livingston (PRN days)

Description

Position Summary:

Performs duties to ensure activities and regulatory tasks occur on a timely basis and meets appropriate/required guidelines; policies and procedures. Maintains and optimizes the automated dispensing systems and temperature monitoring system. When requested, assists the pharmacist in the, filling medication requests, maintaining pharmacy inventory, and may assist in the preparation of IV admixtures.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. May serve in leadership and advisory role as assigned for the pharmacy technician group in areas of work processes and practices, training, schedules, performance standards, continuing education, competency validation, representation at appropriate meetings, and other areas as assigned

  2. Coordinate the use of the automated drug distribution system for pharmacy such as database management, resetting of par and reorder levels, cabinet optimization, coordinating maintenance, service support liaison and other

  3. Coordinate the use of the automated dispensing system and temperature monitoring system to assure proper system operation, alarm monitoring and reporting and other

  4. Assist the pharmacist in filling medication orders, prescriptions, and pharmacy stock

  5. Accurately prepare medications for the pharmacist to check, when appropriate, including appropriate auxiliary labels, in a timely manner

  6. Assure that a pharmacist’s final check and signature documentation of all products has occurred when appropriate prior to their delivery

  7. Attend promptly to the directives of the pharmacist and supervisory personnel

  8. Accurately prepare sterile products in a timely manner, adhering to required aseptic technique at all times

  9. Accurately select the appropriate drug product(s) required for the preparation of sterile products and assure that all necessary components are available for final check by the pharmacist

  10. May be Responsible for purchasing activities, assisting other areas within the pharmacy as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

Required:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) &

Direct Pharmacy Technician work experience (which met eligibility requirements for state licensure and/or certification through nationally recognized accredited agency.) OR

Completion of an approved, accredited formal Pharmacy Technician training program (which met eligibility requirements for state licensure and or certification through nationally recognized accredited agency.)

Licensure/Certification

Minimum

Registered Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Preferred

Certified pharmacy technician through PTCB

Complete an ACPE approved 40 hour sterile products course

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Experience

Minimum

No previous experience required

Preferred

One (1) year or more experience in an acute care or retail setting

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-LIVINGSTON-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LIVINGSTON

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000712

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.