Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Tech II (PRN) in PASADENA, Texas

Pharmacy Tech II (PRN)

Description

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

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 preparation of IV admixtures, filling medication requests, and maintaining pharmacy inventory.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Registered Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy or pharmacy school student intern card

  • Aseptic Technique – Complete an ACPE approved 40 hour sterile products course

Minimum Experience

  • Two (2) years of hospital pharmacy experience with automated dispensing technology, and/or sterile products

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Leadership and advisory role 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 both 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 IDS 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

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

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA

Daily Schedule PRN

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1800000708

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.