Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

Kansas City, KS

Post Date: 06/16/2017 Job ID: 21855 Category: Pharmacy

  • Evening hours with potential weekends.

  • Consistently supports patient centered environment.
  • Demonstrates accountability for own actions and decisions.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and standards; complies with Corporate Compliance Program.
  • Assumes responsibility for risk and safety issues associated with position.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Utilizes resources efficiently and effectively.
  • Takes responsibility for own learning needs.
  • Participates as a member of a team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Brings ideas/concerns to supervisor; participates in department decision-making.

Pharmaceutical Care Responsibilities:
  • Performs ALL duties under the direct supervision of a pharmacist licensed in the State of Kansas.
  • Assists in accurate medication order filling, compounding and record keeping to assure timely delivery of medications.
  • Prepares medications using appropriate technique and equipment; Intravenous admixtures, chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition, oral unit-dose or prepackaged medications, compounds, investigational drugs.
  • Operates computer systems to accurately input medication orders and obtain necessary patient information.
  • Uses a courteous and professional customer-focused approach while interacting directly or on the telephone with customers.
  • Answers the phone by stating name, department name, and offering to help.
  • Directs customers with potential problems to the pharmacist, supervisor or administrator as appropriate.
  • Assists in maintaining pharmacy inventory and record keeping in accordance with state and federal law.
  • Assures timely distribution of prescribed medications and stock items to nursing units and other hospital departments.

Professional Development:
  • Strives to remove barriers in achieving excellent pharmaceutical care by participating in organizational and departmental performance improvement efforts and facilitating effective communication relative to these initiatives.
  • Utilizes effective listening and communication skills.
  • Maintains supervisor awareness of personal and team activities affecting the department.
  • Reports medication errors on a continuous basis.
  • Maintains a plan for personal development and completion of competency validation records.
  • Participates in goal setting and ongoing development of team members.
  • Shares expertise by participating in the orientation and education of pharmacy employees and students.
  • Other pharmaceutical care activities as defined in the performance standards or by the supervisor.

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