Job ID: 290107394  |  Last Updated: 6/21/2022

Pharmacy Technician

Job Description

Pharmacy Tech Openings - $1,500 sign-on bonus!
Full-time Day/Evening rotating shifts
Summary:

The Pharmacy Technicians will assist pharmacists in the formulation, preparation, dispensing, delivery and storage of medications and pharmaceutical supplies. The pharmacy technician will ensure that products and services are provided in timely, safe and cost effective manner according to department policies, procedures, and practice standards.

Responsibilities:
Maintains and complies with all state, federal and regulatory requirements for pharmacy and medication management. Performs monthly quality assurance activities. Adheres to all network wide policies and procedures including those related to attendance, customer service, Health Stream education modules, & cost containment. Participates in daily huddles and staff meetings. Responsible for the oversight and work flow of 1 area of responsibility.

Central Dispensing
Adheres to medication distribution process workflow. Operates pharmacy dispensing technology and able to troubleshoot problem/failures and operates pharmacy systems as appropriate. Assists pharmacist in the gathering and preparing medications (per provider orders) while adhering to policies related to unit dose packaging, regulations and proper record keeping. Prepares extemporaneous compounds following established USP795 standards and practices.

IV Admixture / USP 797 Compliance
Completes routine USP 797 competencies. Adheres to department standards regarding daily workflow. Prepares all IV admixtures following 797 policies and procedures.

Hazardous Drug Handling - USP 800
Identifies medications considered "hazardous" by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and WCHN Policy. Complies with USP 800 when handling Hazardous medications. Completes annual didactic test on USP 800 proper practice and procedures.

Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC)/Vault
Operates information system and follows department SOP regard daily workflow for vault technician. Accurately fills and maintains automated dispensing machines and controlled substance orders following departmental and statutory requirements. Performs required audits, proper record keeping of controlled substance dispensing and waste. Assists/resolves all ADC discrepancy reports hospital wide. Maintains ADC drug inventory levels both in and outside of the department.

Inventory Management
Identifies medication ordering needs proactively. Communicates restock needs to corrects staff and maintains appropriate par levels.

Requires a minimum formal education of High School Diploma and minimum of zero to six months job-related experience.
License: Registered Pharmacy Technician with Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection within 30 days. Prior pharmacy technician experience

Preferred: PTCB License.

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