17 days old

Pharmacy Technician

Beacon Health System
Elkhart, IN 46516
  • Job Code
    205870
  • Jobs Rated
    73rd
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!

Reports to Pharmacy Manager. Under the clinical supervision of a licensed pharmacist and in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and legal and regulatory requirements, compounds sterile products and prepares unit-of-use pharmaceuticals for dispensing and ensures delivery of products and pharmaceutical supplies to patient care areas. Maintains pharmacy working inventory.
MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS

  • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
  • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
  • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Omnicell Flow Cell:
    • Pulls medications and controlled substances from Omnicell reports for established routes following standard work.
    • Pulls controlled substances from the CSM following standard work and placing into the delivery cart.
    • Fills Omnicell cabinet, entering appropriate expiration dates and removing expired medications.
    • Checks return bin per standard work.
    • Checks for discrepancies at each Omnicell fill following standard work; reports unresolvable discrepancies to the Omnicell Optimization Technician or Management daily.
    • Double checks all fills utilizing Omnicell reports resolving any misfills discovered immediately following standard work.
    • Fills and labels all new orders with proper priority ("stat" in 30 minutes, "now" in 60 minutes, and remaining orders filled in time for the next route).
    • Stocks Omnicell cabinets by new upload or via Patient Specific Bins (PSB).
    • Processes Patient Specific Bin (PSB), discharge report, discharged PSB medications and discontinued PSB medications hourly.
    • Processes PSB blue bins after discharge and ensures disposition to CPD for cleaning.
    • Picks up and processes credits (including refrigerated items) from all units daily.
    • Maintains 5S of all technician work areas, and completes daily checklists.

  • IV Fill Cell:
    • Compounds all admixtures, piggybacks, TPNs and other specialty solutions according to batch times following standard work following par levels, under pharmacist's supervision, using aseptic technique, and following all USP 797 guidelines.
    • Fulfills daily, weekly and monthly cleaning requirements per USP 797 guidelines using Simplifi 797 program.
    • Checks refrigerator for IVs that can be recycled and discard all outdated IV's; maintain 5S and cleanliness of clean room work area, equipment, bins, etc.
    • Stocks clean room daily with solutions, syringes and medications, maintaining established par levels at all times per standard work. Places supply orders in P2P as needed.
    • Follows the daily production pars to prepare all compounded/batched items.
    • Prepares new orders in a timely manner; applies double check system.
    • Ensures completion of all online records/logs which pertain to CQI (hood cleaning, TPN compounder calibration/cleaning, temp logs, biologicals, syringe and epidural compounding, hood pressure etc.).
    • Delivers stat IV solutions per standard work.
    • Picks up and processes credits from all units daily.

  • Barcoding/Repackaging/Inventory Management:
    • Repackages medications utilizing appropriate packaging material (MediDose, Shrink wrap, oral liquids, PakEdge) daily.
    • Utilizes the kanban card standard work to maintain appropriate par levels of repackaged medications.
    • Applies Zebra barcodes on medications when deemed necessary.
    • Education and Experience

      The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma or Equivalent. Indiana Pharmacy Technician License is required, National Technician Certification is preferred. Previous work in a pharmacy, either hospital or retail, is required. The Candidate must successfully pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam within six months of obtaining position. Failure to pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification exam after 3 attempts (the maximum allowed by PTCB) will result in termination from this position.

      Knowledge & Skills

      • Knowledge of medical terminology.
      • Computer skills.
      • Good math skills are an absolute requirement.
      • Successful completion of Pharmacy Technician Certification Program at EGH.
      Working Conditions

      Exposure to minor operating equipment and chemical solution hazards.

      Physical Demands
      • Able to lift items weighing up to 40 lbs.
      • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping and prolonged standing.
      • Work may require an awkward or straining position to be assumed for short periods of time in lifting or handling heavy objects.






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    Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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