Covenant Health

Job Title
Pharmacy Tech II
ID
3209266C
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name
PHARMACY

Overview

Parkwest

 

Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Variable Shifts

Ability to work day and evenings and rotating holidays

 

Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, performs functions pertaining to the dispensing of medications.  Technical functions are expanded to include IV process proficiency, problem solving skills and quality improvement involvement.

Responsibilities

  • Performs all position accountabilities and performance criteria for level I technician.
  • Prepares Total Parenteral Nutrition and/or chemotherapy admixtures.
  • Responsible for quality aspects of the IV room.
  • Cleans and maintains specialized equipment.
  • Calibrates auto mixer for TPN.
  • Establish and maintain par level for necessary supplies.
  • Collect and assimilate data for quality assurance and improvement activities.
  • Assists the pharmacist in training level I technicians.
  • Responsible for the verification of floor stock and cart fill medications as directed by the pharmacist in charge.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) year experience or state approved certification when available. Prior retail or hospital experience a plus with ability to converse with the public on their home medications.

 

Licensure Requirement: The Tennessee Board of Pharmacy requires newly hired probationary employees to be licensed by the end of their first 90 days of hire and to maintain their Technician License in active status thereafter. 

 

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