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Pharmacy Tech Specialist

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Pharmacy Tech Specialist
Job Category:   Clinical:Pharmacy Tech/Assistant
Location:   Berea
Job Description:   **Pharmacy Tech Specialist** **Description** **POSITION SUMMARY** Performs the manual technical tasks involved with the proper storage, distribution, packaging and labeling of drugs, associated record keeping and patient charging systems. Works under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Follows proper procedures for the operation of equipment and use of supplies. Maintains and coordinates systems to ensure that pharmacy operations run efficiently on a day-to-day basis. Different specialty areas: Controlled Substance, 340B, packagers, automated dispensing, Quality Assurance, Inventory **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** 1. Assists pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to include (but not limited to): a. Preparing, filling and distributing medication b. Screening phone calls/orders and alerting the pharmacist to patient-specific data indicating 2. If working with controlled substances,obtains narcotics from Pyxis vault. Prepares narcotics for rounds and files required paperwork. Participates daily in narcotic audits on the units. Documents on DEA form 222 for ordering Schedule II medications 3. If working with 340B a. Auditing of prescription data from multiple computer systems at on-site and off-site locations b. Reconciling invoices from multiple wholesalers c. Providing feedback and requested information to multiple contract pharmacies, wholesalers, program participants d. Review daily reports to validate information used for the program e. Maintain prescription files and records for the program required time frame f. Knowledgeable about wholesaler ordering platform and place and receive daily pharmacy orders 4. If working as a packager: a. Pre-packages tablets, capsules and liquids into single-dose units. Prepares labels with medication name, strength, lot number and expiration date. 5. If working with automated dispensing: a. Loading, refilling, removing, outdating, barcode scanning and inventorying medications and runs reports for automated dispensing cabinets b. Adding, removing, inventorying and outdating medications in the carousel system c. General maintenance as required on pumps and other devices used in preparing medications for dispensing and assists in resolving equipment failures 6. If working in Quality Assurance: a. Maintains accurate documentation on packaging and compounding logs and sterile compounding area cleaning logs b. Responds to electronic refrigerator temperature monitoring system in a timely manner and documents response to temperature alerts c. Documents unit inspection results accurately and in a timely manner on unit inspection form. d. Maintains accurate documentation of other activities as requested. 7. If working as Inventory Control: a. Monitor contract compliance with drug companies and wholesalers b. Oversee completion of annual inventory c. Maintaining inventory levels of drugs and other supplies d. Replace stock to various Pharmacy exchange carts, anesthesia rays and filling internal requisitions for drugs and supplies to various departments within the hospital 8. Other duties as assigned by management. **Qualifications** **Education and Licensure** + High School/GED + Registered as Pharmacy Technician with the State Board of Pharmacy Examiners. + PTCB National Certification. Certification not required for second year pharmacy students and/or licensed pharmacy interns. **Experience** + Minimum of two years experience as a pharmacy technician preferred. **Additional Responsibilities:** + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. + Adheres to and exhibits our core values: **Reverence:** Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. **Integrity:** Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. **Compassion:** Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. **Excellence:** Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. + Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. + Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members. + Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** KENTUCKY-BEREA-ST JOSEPH HOSP **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Every Other **Req ID:** 2017-R0134120
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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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