Job Title: Pharmacy Technician II
Job Code: 550048
Immediate Supervisor: Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacy Operations Supervisor
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
This position functions under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacy Operations Supervisor and in collaboration with Staff Pharmacists to execute the general overall operations of the department and system. This is a multi-faceted, demanding role, requiring a complete understanding of departmental and system work functions associated with drug procurement, distribution, compounding, intravenous admixture, and computerized services. With collaboration, mentorship, and guidance of registered pharmacists, performs all technical functions required for packaging, labeling, charging, preparing, compounding, computer input and delivering of medications and intravenous fluids according to established operational definitions of the department and facility, based on requirements of the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Light work - occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds. Walking or standing to a significant degree. Ability to constantly move from standing, sitting and vice versa to fill orders, make deliveries through facility. Ability to handle assembling and puncturing of IV's, large volume IV's, IVPB's, TPN's and compounding of such. Ability to handle kneeling, crouching, stooping, reaching when retrieving, filling, delivering and preparing medications. Ability to operate, handle and functionally perform the computer operations.
Indoor work - not exposed to outside elements. There is occasional potential for exposure to chemical/biological materials requiring special handling (handling chemotherapeutic medications and other chemicals). Requires sufficient sight to see and read reports and computer screen. Requires sufficient hearing and speaking to communicate by phone or in person.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Education: High School graduate or equivalent
Licensure: Must be registered by the State of Nebraska as a Pharmacy Technician or eligible for immediate registration prior to start date. CPHT Certification required, or must obtain within 1 year from the date of Pharmacy Technician registration from the State of Nebraska. Successful completion of standardized departmental IV admixture training or demonstrated proficiency required.
Licensure: Must be registered by the State of Nebraska as a Pharmacy Intern or eligible for immediate registration prior to start date.
Experience: One year experience in hospital pharmacy setting with experience in IV admixture, unit dose system, and computer applications preferred.
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital