Pharmacy Technician PRN

Kindred Healthcare Greenwood , IN 46142

Posted 1 week ago

Pharmacy Technician

Must be licensed as Pharmacy Technician and have experience with IV's.

Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician works with the pharmacists to prepare and deliver medications, perform routine duties and assist with clerical functions.

ResponsibilitiesPerforms functions which help keep the department clean and orderly.

  • Assists the pharmacist in responding to the requests and needs of patients, and hospital staff.

  • Fills and delivers the medication to the medstation Pyxis ES accurately and in accordance with departmental policy.

  • Performs delivery to and from nursing units and carries out any procedures associated with this responsibility.

  • Performs unit dose packaging safely according to procedure. Maintains proper packaging records.

  • Admixes sterile products like fluids, antibiotics and feeding solutions for intravenous use under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

  • Assists with the gathering of work load statistics.

  • Identifies functional safety needs for the individual patient or customer and takes appropriate action.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills.

  • Professionally answers departmental phone within 3 rings.

  • Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.

  • Demonstrates understanding of Joint Commission standards.

  • Demonstrates commitment to a healthy working environment.

  • May act as a preceptor/mentor to other pharmacy technician(s).

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Professional Requirements:

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.

  • Wears identification while on duty.

  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.

  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.

  • Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.

Attends departmental in-services and successfully completes annual competencies/education requirements.

  • Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.

  • Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.

  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Experience/Skills:

  • High School graduate.

  • Prior experience in hospital pharmacy is desirable.

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification as required by the State

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