Logan Health Pharmacy Technician - PRN in Cut Bank, Montana
Job Description Summary:
Under direct supervision performs activities associated with drug distribution, ordering and control for medication dispensing. Direction and guidance are performed by a manager/supervisor, Pharmacist or higher level Pharmacy Technician.
Must meet all of the qualifications for the Montana Board of Pharmacy Technician application. Completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program preferred. Prior health care experience preferred.
Upon employment must satisfy one (1) of the following:
Active licensure with the Montana Board of Pharmacy as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in good standing.
Currently enrolled as a Pharmacy Student in an accredited University Program (second year or higher).
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a hospital Pharmacy Technician with demonstrated competency in IV admixtures.
Additional Inpatient pharmacy requirement: Proficient working knowledge of aseptic technique for preparing sterile products.
RQI First Responder required.
Proficient typing skills required.
Must have an understanding of medical terminology and calculations. Must have fluent knowledge of medication brand and generic names.
Prior experience in Pharmacy Systems and Electronic Health Records preferred. Possess ability to learn other software as needed.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.
Job Specific Duties:
Understands and completes all aspects of medication distribution from the pharmacy to all areas assigned including, but not limited to; inpatient and/or outpatient dispensing. These duties may include, but are not limited to:
Filling the automated dispensing system and utilizing the bar code scanning. Filling patient drawers in all nursing units.
Delivering medications in the most efficient manner to all areas assigned.
These duties will be supervised and verified by a pharmacist and/or technician that is currently a tech-check-tech technician.
Completes rounds according to current policy. This includes delivering and retrieving medications, debiting and crediting medications to patient specific accounts to ensure accurate billing. This process will be coordinated with other pharmacy personnel to meet the immediate needs of the pharmacy department.
Promptly and efficiently answers telephone calls, responds to inquiries and routes appropriately as needed.
Performs all tasks associated with maintaining the pharmacy inventory. This includes, but is not limited to:
Ordering, receiving, and shelving medications.
Documents and communicates drug shortages.
Monitors the pharmacy inventory for out dated medications, and disposes according to current policy.
Exhibits a working knowledge of all pharmacy computer systems as required by location.
Aids in staff development, orients new employees and students, participates in quality assessment, and improvement projects.
Maintains a neat and orderly environment. This includes, but is not limited to:
Actively continues education to keep abreast of Pharmacy law and to maintain current licensure.
Assists in the coordination of work activities and training of Pharmacy Technicians.
Manufactures, prepares, compounds, packages and labels pharmaceuticals within a specialized program such as the IV additive service, non-sterile compounding, oncology medications and/or the investigational drug service.
Actively compound IV medications using sterile, aseptic techniques according to current policies and federal regulations. Maintains the sterile environment in the clean room according to current policies and procedures. Respects the importance of demonstrating accuracy and sterility in product preparation as this is critical to ensure patient safety.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.
Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
Equal Opportunity Employer
Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
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