Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Pharmacy Technician, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Certified Pharmacy Technician, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital
Responsible 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.
pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to include (but not limited to):
filling and distributing medication
phone calls/orders and alerting the pharmacist to patient-specific data
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.
and troubleshoots Pyxis console
changes to pharmacy staff
as liaison between Pyxis and Pharmacy
Manages Pyxis security, adding and deleting users
staff on system changes and upgrades
vendor/CHI of system problems
adequate levels of stock drugs in Pyxis dispensing system on nursing units
IV medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
IV admixtures, TPNs, chemotherapy IVs, IV piggybacks, and syringes.
aseptic technique in the preparation of all sterile products.
end-product testing quality assurance
completed work by initialing all labels/logs/etc as required.
IV room re-certification process by assigned deadline.
and documents as assigned.
to the patient and restock usable IVs returned to the inpatient pharmacy.
and orders selected supplies.
the ordering/restocking system to stock/restock IV room medications and
and appropriately labels stock sterile products.
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.
monthly patient care area inspections and reports as assigned by the manager.
charges/credits daily for billing.
- Checks and restocks
patient care and special care stock supplies (i.e. emergency drugs to crash
carts and heart carts) under pharmacist supervision.
- Performs 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):
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 (requiredand preferred):
year pharmacy tech experience preferred.
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Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.
Daily Schedule 1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0155365