Pharmacy Tech

Centura Health

Frisco , CO  

2018-04-22 2018-05-22
rural pharmacy health.system

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.



St. Anthony Summit Medical Center is a Level III Trauma Center serviced by Flight For Life® Colorado and nationally recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction. We provide a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Summit County and the surrounding areas including Surgical, Emergency, Critical Care, Birth Center, Orthopedic, Breast Care, Digital Mammography, Breast MRI, Radiology and Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Summit Sleep Disorders Center, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) and Summit Spine Services. Located in the charming mountain community of Frisco, CO, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center has provided 30+ years of service to residents and the visitors who enjoy spending time in these world famous outdoor playgrounds. In addition, Summit Medical Center employs seasonal professionals (Nov. to April) to support Colorado’s nearby ski resorts with on-site urgent care during the busy winter months. Enjoy an exceptional quality of life year-round with walking/bike trails right outside your door, arts and music festivals, and of course skiing, snowboarding and every winter activity imaginable. For more about Summit Medical Center and life in Frisco, CO please visit http://www.summitmedicalcenter.org.







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 126184_*







*_Recruiter Contact:_* Gwyn Williams - gwynwilliams@centura.org







*_Clinic/Department:_** 7311 SASMC PHARMACY*







*_Hospital:_** SUMMIT HOSPITAL*







*_Schedule:_* Full Time







*_Shift:_* Variable





*_Position Summary_*







Assists the pharmacist in promoting an organized and functional pharmacy service. Prepares medications for dispensing and maintains records.







*_Minimum Education Requirements_*









* High school diploma or equivalent









*_Minimum Experience Requirements_*









* 1 year hospital or retail pharmacy experience as applicable (completion of an Accredited Technician training course may substitute for experience)



* Working knowledge of computer systems









*_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )_*







MEDICATION DISPENSING







Inpatient setting:









* Accurately and in a timely manner fills unit dose cart, floor stock, medication orders, and delivers to patient care areas to ensure availability of ordered drugs and supplies. Is knowledgeable in the use and stocking of automated medication cabinets.



* Accurately prepares I.V. admixtures, using sterile technique.









Outpatient setting:









* Accurately and in a timely manner, prepares prescriptions for pharmacist review and dispensing.



* Accurately compounds specialty items.



* Pre-packages and labels bulk medications for unit dose / unit of use dispensing with computer and associated equipment.



* Checks floor stock and / or pharmacy stock for outdates, overstock, and proper storage on a monthly basis to ensure the use of high quality medications.



* Maintains cost effective inventory of bulk items, utilizing soon to expire items quickly, and decreasing overstock of inventory.



* Demonstrates technical skill level in utilizing a variety of pharmaceutical competencies including, but not limited to, calculations, aseptic technique and cytotoxic drug properties.









DOCUMENTATION









* Maintains patient and other records using pharmacy computers and manual systems to ensure timely and accurate patient billings and compliance with regulatory agencies.



* Facilitates maintenance of adequate supplies by logging needs in Want book.



* Processes daily IV slips, assisting the administrative secretary with workload statistics.









COMMUNICATION









* Alerts pharmacy director, coordinator, clinical coordinator, or pharmacist of immediate problems requiring corrective action in a timely manner.



* Screens nursing and physician inquiries and phone calls by directing to appropriate pharmacist to ensure accurate and timely communication.



* Performs special projects, including the training of new technicians and overseeing their activities, and other activities as assigned to increase and improve level of service, skill level, and productivity.



* Attains professional growth by attending or participating in a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education annually.









*_Physical Requirements_*









* Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)















*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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