PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I
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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016
Meridian Health System, Inc
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Duties (those that consume the majority of work time and cannot/would not regularly be performed by others):
Obtain necessary medications as documented on current patient records accurately and as needed to meeting administration times.
Prepare and distribute sterile products and IV admixtures using aseptic technique.
Prepare medication compounds according to 'recipe' once ingredients have been checked by a Registered Pharmacist.
Repackage medications for unit-of-use distribution.
Deliver medications to patient care areas as scheduled or directed by a Pharmacist in a timely fashion.
Continually update patient drug supplies and return medications to stock when no longer needed.
Replenish medication stock in all areas of the institution. Identify stock needs and inform Buyer to avoid stock outages.
Assist with daily Controlled Substances audits, reviews and delivery.
Attend to quality performance assignments.
Assist in training new employees in Technician duties.
Answer telephones in a timely manner and refer calls as necessary.
Assess charges and assign credit to patient and unit accounts.
Maintain Pharmacy in a clean and organized fashion.
Assist customers coming to Pharmacy.
Other Duties (performed occasionally in the absence of those primarily responsible for them)
Receive wholesaler drug orders and place stock in assigned areas.
Assist in clerical functions.
Assist in inventory control and waste reduction.
Education and experience required:
High school diploma.
Working knowledge of the metric system
Effective oral and written English communication
* Basic algebra and arithmetic
* Typing and general computer applications
Must have valid NJ Pharmacy Technician License or be currently enrolled in an accredited PharmD program (prefer 2018 or 2019 anticipated grads).
A minimum of at least 1 year prior retail/hospital technician experience is preferred
MUST be available for weekend coverage
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.