Alaska Regional Hospital consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. To achieve this level of high-quality, compassionate patient care, we depend on the collaborative efforts of our entire team, from physicians, to clinical specialists, and support staff. Anchorage is a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to have fun. Alaska boasts some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world and draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home. Alaskans enjoy all the amenities of an urban lifestyle that includes performing arts, museums, cultural activities, shopping and fine dining only minutes from the great outdoors. You can enjoy golfing under the midnight sun, hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and other popular outdoor activities a short distance from home.
The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner.
Identifies critical issues, prioritize workload and communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner
Completes all education requirements and/or other activities needed to maintain competency
Interacts in person and by phone with hospital personnel politely and appropriately.
Accurately maintains required documentation logs
Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements
Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization
Performs quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned
Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned
Performs basic billing functions
Completes basic OR charges in a timely manner as assigned
Accurately performs required calculations
Accurately and safely compounds and labels medications and parenteral admixtures
Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding
Compliant with all USP 797 shift/daily/monthly requirements (i.e. Cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)
Always obtains a final check from the pharmacist before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication.
Prepares all work records needed for day at their designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and Discharges Lists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports before they are dispensed to the patient care areas
Accurately transports medications and other pharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas.
Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy
Processes medication returns and restocking to the pharmacy
Provide basic technical support for automated dispensing machines and other pharmacy computer systems
Performs daily ADC routines as assigned (i.e. restocks, outdates, discrepancy resolution, loading and unloading, etc.)
Replenishes ADCs, emergency cart trays and floor stock accurately and as needed
Accurately packages and prepares medications for dispensing as assigned Appropriately and timely notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of products that need to be reordered.
National Certification (CPhT) required
Active Alaska Registered pharmacy technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy
High School Diploma or equivalent required