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Pharmacy Technician Tier 2

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
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    • Reports to the Pharmacy Technician Supervisor. 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. Prepares sterile compounded products including specialty and/or hazardous infusions such as chemotherapy admixtures. Maintains pharmacy inventory in assigned areas.
    • 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.
    • 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 and successful completion of a pharmacy technician training program approved by the State of Indiana. Current certification through the State of Indiana is required. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) is required. A minimum of two years of experience working as a hospital pharmacy technician including sterile product compounding is preferred. Certifications in compounding and handling of sterile products and chemo/hazardous drugs are preferred at time of hire and required within one year. Active licensure through the State of Indiana and certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT) must be maintained throughout employment.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Demonstrates effective communication skills necessary to follow verbal and written instructions, including the ability to understand technical and pharmaceutical terminology.
      • Requires thorough knowledge and understanding of pharmacy operations, policies/procedures and equipment. Experience with requirements for USP 795 (non-sterile compounding) USP 797 (sterile compounding) and USP 800 (handling of hazardous medications) in regards to compounding, cleaning, inspection and maintenance of intravenous (IV) room and its equipment is required.
      • General knowledge of hospital computer systems is required.
      • Requires proficient keyboarding skills (a minimum of 30 wpm) and the ability to accurately input information.
      • Requires proficiency in basic computer skills (i.e., data entry, word processing and spreadsheets) and the ability to use multiple applications/software (e.g. Microsoft Office).
      • Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information.
      • Demonstrates mathematical skills necessary to accurately compute fractions, ratios, percentages and totals.
      • Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills necessary to consistently interact with patients, families, visitors and staff in a courteous manner; and to maintain positive working relationships and elicit cooperation and support from others.
      • Requires knowledge of and skill in aseptic technique and physical dexterity to manipulate vials, ampules, needles, syringes, and other intravenous products.
      • Requires the ability to understand technical and pharmaceutical terminology and nomenclature.
    • Working Conditions
      • Exposure to potentially hazardous substances.
      • Works in controlled environment.
      • Requires the ability to continually change priorities in response to changing patient needs.
      • Extensive use of keyboarding on computers.
      • Must be able to be effective in a fast-paced, quality-focused, multi-priority environment that frequently deals with constant distractions, stressful situations and important deadlines and schedules.
      • May need to vary days and hours scheduled, including working night/evenings and/or additional hours, as determined by the department's needs.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires physical ability and stamina (to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and to remain standing or walking for prolonged periods of time) to perform the essential functions of the position.

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Posted: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-21
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Beacon Health Systems
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Median Salary: $31,750

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