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Registered Pharmacy Tech (Part Time, Varied shift)

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Summary
Supports Pharmacists with order processing, preparation of general and specialty medication (Chemotherapy, TPN and Cardiac Preps) IV solutions, syringes, admixtures and/or non- IV doses. Processes floor stock orders, maintains medication inventories, answers the phones, provides customer support, and removes outdated medications and medication deliveries for the Inpatient Pharmacy.Qualifications Minimum Job Requirements

  • Registered in the State of Florida as a Pharmacy Technician- maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • High School education or equivalent preferred.
    • Graduate of an approved pharmacy certification course preferred.
    • Three years of experience as a hospital pharmacy technician preferred.
    • Able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
    • Able to communicate verbally and in writing in a professional manner.
    • General and specialty (Chemotherapy, TPN and Cardiac IV) admixture preparation experience or trained for inpatient pharmacy preferred.
    • Knowledge and skills in IV admixture and Unit Dose medication preparation for inpatient pharmacy or bulk dispensing for outpatient pharmacy preferred.
    • Ability to comprehend and analyze information.
    • Knowledge of percentage and basic math calculations.
    • Ability to coordinate the sequence of a process.
    • Ability to relate cooperatively, courteously, and constructively with patients, nursing personnel, coworkers, physicians, etc.
    • Knowledge of Metric system of measurement.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skills of medication preparation and dispensing for an outpatient pharmacy.
    • Knowledge of generic and brand medication names.
    • Able to communicate effectively with the public and internal customers.
    • Able to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, to handle constantly stressful and changing situations, and to create a positive work environment.Job Specific Duties
      • Answers the phone according to departmental standards and directs calls as appropriate using excellent customer service.
      • Prepares and delivers medications per hospital standards to the designated Nursing Units in a timely manner and picks up returned medications.
      • Maintains active participation in Lean committee initiatives.
      • Completes periodic area inspections in a timely manner, as assigned, for removal of outdated medications prior to expiration of medication.
      • Receives daily shipments of medications from vendors and warehouse and accurately reports medication barcodes into designated computer system.
      • Assists with stocking, maintaining, cleaning, and organizing the storage room.
      • Prepares medications accurately and efficiently for individual patient use from stock and bulk supply.
      • Accurately and efficiently prepares standardized doses of medication including unit dose and cassette fill for patient use.
      • Prepares specific IV admixtures syringes and large volume IV medications accurately and efficiently using proper USP 797 aseptic technique.
      • Accurately prepares Parenteral Nutrition (PN), Chemotherapy, OR and Cardiovascular Trays.
      • Accurately weighs, counts, and measures medications, labels patient specific medications, and places the finished product in a suitable container for pharmacist check.
      • Responsible for responding to equipment alerts, maintaining the automated dispensing machines, and other routine equipment in the Pharmacy and hospital.

        Job : Pharmacy

        Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

        Department : PHARMACY-2100-730000

        Job Status
        :Full Time

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Hollywood , Registered Pharmacy Tech (Part Time, Varied shift), Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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