Covenant Health

Job Title
Pharmacy Tech II
ID
3744935
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
PHARMACY

Overview

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Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy

PRN/OCC, Variable  Hours and Shifts

(This position has primarily second shift 3pm-11:30pm)

 

Pharmacy technicians at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center have many exciting opportunities to provide excellent service. They work with state-of-the-art automated technology such as pharmacy carousels and automated dispensing machines. Some technicians work in the IV room compounding IVs and chemotherapy for patients. Other positions include pharmacy buyers, automation specialists, narcotic surveillance, surgery satellite pharmacy, and medication reconciliation.

 

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 including every other weekend staffing and some on-call duties. This position involves working with automation-carousels and automated dispensing cabinets. 

 

Recruiter: Jennifer Gordon || jgordon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-8107

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 of experience or state approved certification when available. IV room training is possible. State licensure required; certification highly desired.

 

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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