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Pharmacy Tech I - Pharmacy (Full Time)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/26/2017
Job Title: 
Pharmacy Tech I - Pharmacy (Full Time)
Job Category:   Clinical:Pharmacy Tech/Assistant
Location:   Houston
Job Description:   **Pharmacy Tech I - Pharmacy (Full Time)** **Description** **Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center** A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. **PositionSummary** Assists the pharmacist with tasks involved in providing high quality pharmacy services to our patients, including the preparation of IV admixtures, filling medication requests, and maintaining pharmacy inventory. **Qualifications** **Minimum Education:** High School Diploma/GED Registered Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy or pharmacy school student intern card Aseptic Technique – Complete an ACPE approved 40 hour sterile products course **Minimum Experience:** None required **Position Responsibilities:** 1. Assist the Pharmacist in filling medication orders, prescriptions and pharmacy stock 2. Perform distributive Functions to patient care areas and pharmacy areas, to include pick-up and delivery orders and/or medications 3. Inventory and maintain appropriate pharmaceutical stock levels in storage, automated dispensing devices, and patient care areas to assure adequate medication supplies are available to meet patient care needs 4. Perform and document quality assurance/control tasks in a complete and timely manner to assure the highest quality of pharmaceutical services 5. Maintain pharmacy work areas in a neat, clean and orderly fashion, and ensure that all drugs and supplies returned from patient care areas are appropriately returned to stock or wasted as required in a timely manner 6.Assist the pharmacist in filling medication orders, prescriptions, and pharmacy stock 7.Accurately prepare medications for the pharmacist to check, including appropriate auxiliary labels, in a timely manner 8.Assure that a pharmacist’s final check, when appropriate, and signature documentation of all products has occurred prior to their delivery 9.Attend promptly to the directives of the pharmacist and supervisory personnel 10. Accurately prepare sterile products in a timely manner, adhering to required aseptic technique at all times 11. Accurately select the appropriate drug product(s) required for the preparation of sterile products and assure that all necessary components are available for final check by the pharmacist 12. May be Responsible for purchasing activities 13. Assist pharmacists in code situations **Job** Pharmacy **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0127231
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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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