Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Pharmacy Tech, Pharmacy Plus, Various Shift, PT and Full-time, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Certified Pharmacy Tech, Pharmacy Plus, Various Shift, PT and Full-time, Jewish Hospital
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.
- Assists pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to include (but not limited to):
o Preparing, filling and distributing medication
o Screening phone calls/orders and alerting the pharmacist to patient-specific data indicating
tablets, capsules and liquids into single-dose units. Prepares labels
with medication name, strength, lot number and expiration date.
narcotics from Pyxis vault. Prepares narcotics for rounds and files
required paperwork. Participates daily in narcotic audits on the units.
- Oversees and troubleshoots Pyxis console
o Communicates changes to pharmacy staff
o Serves as liaison between Pyxis and Pharmacy
o Manages Pyxis security, adding and deleting users
o Trains staff on system changes and upgrades
o Notifies vendor/CHI of system problems
o Maintains adequate levels of stock drugs in Pyxis dispensing system on nursing units
- Prepare IV medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
o Prepares IV admixtures, TPNs, chemotherapy IVs, IV piggybacks, and syringes.
o Utilizes aseptic technique in the preparation of all sterile products.
o Performs end-product testing quality assurance
o Documents completed work by initialing all labels/logs/etc as required.
o Completes IV room re-certification process by assigned deadline.
o Cleans and documents as assigned.
o Credits to the patient and restock usable IVs returned to the inpatient pharmacy.
o Inventories and orders selected supplies.
o Follows the ordering/restocking system to stock/restock IV room medications and supplies.
o Prepares and appropriately labels stock sterile products.
o Coordinates the supply of investigational products.
and labels bulk oral solid and liquid drugs into unit-dose form under
pharmacist supervision. Reconstitutes drugs and prepares compounds under
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.
Performs monthly patient care area inspections and reports as assigned by the manager.
Completes charges/credits daily for billing.
and restocks patient care and special care stock supplies (i.e.
emergency drugs to crash carts and heart carts) under pharmacist
duties in documented accordance with requirements of all regulatory and
governing bodies. Mandatory education from a system and department
level is completed.
Maintains work areas and equipment/utensils in a neat, clean, and orderly appearance.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
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.
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.
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-FRAZIER REHAB INSTITUTE
Daily Schedule Various
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Every Other
Req ID: 1800001019
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.