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Certified Pharm Tech-Pharmacy-Mercy Medical Center-PT.5 (0500/0600-1330/1400 or 1400/1430-2230/2300)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
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Certified Pharm Tech-Pharmacy-Mercy Medical Center-PT.5 (0500/0600-1330/1400 or 1400/1430-2230/2300)
Job Category:   Clinical:Pharmacist
Location:   Des Moines
Job Description:   **Certified Pharm Tech-Pharmacy-Mercy Medical Center-PT.5 (0500/0600-1330/1400 or 1400/1430-2230/2300)** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Provides technical support in the delivery of pharmaceutical care to clients of Mercy Medical Center. Technical support includes the preparation and delivery of medications and sterile products, review of charts for specific information/audits, stocking and ordering of drugs and other products. Technical work is performed under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Prepares patient drug orders. + Delivers medications and IV admixturesto patient rooms, critical care areas, and other ancillary areas. + Reviews patient MAR and careplans to determine need to return medication to the pharmacy for credit. + Picks up medication orders fromnursing areas and distributes for processing. + Credits to the patient andrestocks usable medications/IVs returned to the pharmacy. + Files medication orders. + Fills unit-dose exchangeenvelopes. + Processes medication drawers andorders files for admissions, discharges, and transfers. + Assists the pharmacists withaudits. + Completes assigned unit inspections. + Restocks automated medicationdispensing machines (AcuDose or Pyxis). + Enters fill stock requisitionsfor other departments. + Restocks tackle boxes and cartinserts (crash carts, airway carts, latex carts), and completes check in/outprocess. + Communicates stock utilizationand ordering needs. + Checks medication expirationdates and alerts pharmacist when needed. + Compounds and labelsextemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients according to procedure. + Answers telephone and processesrequests according to procedures. + Prepares IV admixtures includingTPNs, chemotherapy IVs, IV piggybacks, and syringes. In doing so, always followsstrictly described, specific policies and procedures. This includes those intended to comply withUSP 797 and hazardous drug regulatory requirements. In addition, inventory andorders selected supplies; prepares and appropriately labels stock sterileproducts; coordinates the supply of investigational products. + Charges and credits individualpatient accounts from pharmacy file lists. + Provides training and mentoringto new employees and assists in directing workflow as needed. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High school diploma or GED. + Registered or eligible toregister as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examinerswithin 30 days of hire date. + Pharmacy Technician Certificationrequired. **Job** Pharmacy **Primary Location** IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 0500/0600-1330/1400 or 14 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40 **Weekends Required** Every Other **Req ID:** 2017-R0133614
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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