PHARMACY TECHNICIAN @ ZALE LIPSHY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
- High school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in pharmacy or equivalent technician is required. - **Registration with Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a Registered Technician or Pharmacist Intern is required and national certification with Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) preferred- ** Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). - Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE.
Performs job responsibilities in accordance with organizational and departmental policies, procedures, performance improvement objectives and environmental and infection control standards.
Coordinates daily workflow in assigned area and provides leadership to other technicians. Performs extemporaneous compounding. Repackages bulk medications into unit dose per departmental policy and procedure. Enters charges and credits and restocks returns.
Makes good decisions, accepts responsibilities, and maintains competency in multiple areas.
Accepts duty as knowledge and training resource for specific areas of responsibility and works to imporve these areas.
Fills all orders, floor stock, and fill lists. Performs IV calculations and prepares al IV admixture using proper aseptic technique. Handles all intravenous chemotherapy. Delivers medication on time.
Provides prompt and courteous service. Receives incoming calls and prioritizes bases on urgency or nature of requests.
Audits and signs out all controlled substances in accordance with state and federal guidelines and organizational policies. Identifies and corrects discrepancies and reports unusual usage pattern and trends. Completes medication area inspections. Removes and documents expired medications.
Orders, manages and monitors drug inventory in fiscally responsible manner and is cognizant of appropriate PAR levels in medication storage areas.
Enhances personal growth and development. Participates in educational programs, in-services and meetings. Participates in new employee orientation and training.
Treats co-workers and organizational and departmental property and resources with respect. Maintains clean, orderly and stocked work environment.
Works and problem solves with minimal supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Position requires person to rotate days, evenings and weekends. The technician assists with medication deliveries, charging, Pyxis management and managing department's phones. Applicants need to have IV experience to assist in sterile compounding preparation in the IV clean and chemo rooms.
To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..