Pharmacy Tech II

Centura Health

Castle Rock , CO  

2018-04-19 2018-05-19
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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.

Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit

*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 125878_*

*_Recruiter Contact:_* Donnelly, Amy S

*_Clinic/Department:_ 7311 CASTLE PHARMACY *


*_Schedule:_* PRN - Per Request Needed

*_Shift:_* Variable

_*Position Summary*_

Assist pharmacists 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 (* denotes an essential functions of the position)*_


* 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 activitie 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.*


* 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.*


*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.*

_*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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