Pharmacy Technician II

Centura Health

Lakewood , CO  

2018-03-29 2018-04-28
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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.



St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 118483_*







*_Recruiter Contact:_* Gwyn Williams (GwynWilliams@centura.org)







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







*_Hospital:_** ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS*







*_Schedule:_* Part Time







*_Shift:_* Variable





*_Position Summary_*







Assist pharmacists in promoting an organized and functional pharmacy service. Prepares medications for dispensing and maintains records.







*_Education Requirements_*









* High school diploma or equivalent









*_Work 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.









*_License/Certifications_*









* Pharmacy Certification









*_Position Duties (Essential Functions, Include % of Time)_*







MEDICATION DISPENSING - 40%







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 - 40%









* 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 - 20%









* 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.









* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.







*_Physical Requirements_*









* Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently) Medium Work -















*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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