Hancock Regional Hospital

  • Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient and Oncology

    Job ID
    2019-4221
    Shift
    6a-2p
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    What can you expect from Hancock Regional Hospital? Quite a bit. Here, you'll find big city hospital services and medical expertise right in your backyard. The comfort that comes from a hospital that's easy to reach and visit. As well as, honest compassion and respect. After all, many of us are neighbors. We're committed to this community, our associates, and their health and well-being. So we give more, try harder, and, by doing so, provide our community with a level of care designed to meet--and far exceed--expectations. We truly hope to find associates to join us with the same compassion and commitment.

    Pharmacy Technicians support and assist Pharmacists in distributive functions servicing various age-specific populations. Follows established policies and procedures under the supervision of a Pharmacist.

    Responsibilities

    Fills physician orders, medication surgical kits, medication carts, and stock requisitions accurately. Replenishes medications in emergency drug containers and floor stock areas accurately. Prepares intravenous admixtures and other sterile preparations (including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition) safely and accurately using appropriate techniques. Delivers medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas accurately per established schedule. Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing medications and supplies in appropriate locations. Rotates stock to ensure use before expiration date. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications. Restocks medication and IV dispensing areas accurately within specified time periods. Repackages bulk medications in unit-dose packages safely and accurately per established procedures using appropriate techniques. Picks up orders, requisitions, and medications for return from patient care areas when on delivery rounds. Enters medication orders into pharmacy computer system accurately. Enters charges and credits for patient medications accurately. Generates reports, pick lists, and labels as required. Answers the telephone, identifying self and department; directs calls to appropriate personnel. Answers requests and makes stat deliveries to patient care and ancillary areas when requested. Organizes and prioritizes work assignments. Maintains logs, records, and other required documentation accurately; files documentation in appropriate locations. Demonstrates good oral and written communication. Keeps pharmacy areas clean, neat, and well-organized; keeps pharmacy equipment clean. Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly; identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications. Collects data, conducts quality monitors, and completes documentation as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Must have successfully completed an Indiana Board of Pharmacy accredited Pharmacy Technician training course and be certified as a Pharmacy Technician by the Indiana Board of Pharmacy. Knowledge of various types of office equipment including FAX machine, copy machine, calculator, word processor and different computer applications. Pharmacy-computer experience preferred. Must be self-directed, motivated and have good communication skills.

    At least 1 years pharmacy experience.
    Knowledge of drug names, strengths, dosing and routes of administration.
    High School Diploma required.
    *TJN*

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