Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2018-7772
    Shift
    02 - Evenings
    Department
    RX Pharm Hospital
    Facility
    Deer Valley Med Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    19829 N 27TH AVE
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED Required

    Experience
    3 years Hospital pharmacy technician experience including IV compounding experience Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Current Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT) issued by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Routinely assists the pharmacist in the preparation, filling, and delivery of medications. Prepares complex IV admixtures, TPN and Chemotherapy admixture solutions.
    • Compounds prescription medications and sterile or non-sterile pharmaceuticals. This includes but is not limited to chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), and IV admixture. Assists the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor/operational manager in the oversight of the sterile and hazardous drug compounding processes. Assures compliance with departmental quality assurance activities including expiration date checking, refrigerator temperature monitoring, laminar air flow hood cleaning documentation, equipment calibration verification, viable and non-viable environmental sampling. Ensures medication orders & sterile compounding are prepared and the quality of products meets established departmental guidelines. Assists the Inventory Specialist to assure the IV room adequately stocked with needed medications and supplies including TPN additives and chemotherapy.
    • Participates in ongoing evaluation of workflow to minimize disturbances in production, unplanned events, to promote efficient operations. Makes recommendations for improving pharmacy services and procedures when needed.
    • Fills automated dispensing machines accurately. Runs reports as required to ensure proper filling of automated dispensing machines.
    • Retrieves medications from the narcotic automated storage (Pyxis CII Safe/Centrak) following all requirements for complete documentation of controlled substance distribution
    • Pre-packages unit dose items by hand and via automated unit dosing equipment (Talyst/EXP) to maintain an ample supply of medications on hand at all times. Assures pre-packaging records are completed correctly.
    • Completes and documents daily and monthly Quality Assurance (QA) checklists including nursing unit inspections, temperature logs and expired medication checklists.
    • Serves as a trainer and mentor for pharmacy technician I and II, new employees and technician students.
    • Performs general pharmacy duties including but not limited to:
      •Preparing orders verified by a pharmacist prior to dispensing, generating reports, participating n medication cart filling, ensuring medication doses are delivered within established guidelines, completing medication credits and restocks returned medications, assisting the Inventory Specialist to assure the pharmacy is adequately stocked with needed medications and supplies, restocks pharmacy areas, performs general duties of a Pharmacy Technician I and II as needed.



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