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Pharmacy Technician I

Pharmacy Technician I

Requisition ID 
2017-757961
Category 
Pharmacy
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Days, Evenings, Holidays, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
Department 
Pharmacy-Acute Care
Location 
US-MO-Festus

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Overview


Successfully functions as a Pharmacy Technician as defined by the Missouri Board of Pharmacy. Assists Pharmacists in the preparation and distribution of medications, and maintenance of pharmacy records The pharmacy technician shall perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards. Follows approved policies, procedures, and protocols, complies with regulatory standards while performing job responsibilities.

 

Qualifications:

 

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

  • Licensure: Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy within 30 days after employment.
  • Experience: Previous experience in a hospital or retail pharmacy is strongly preferred. Ability to work with a computer system is required.
  • Certifications: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required within one year from date of hire.

 

Medication Prep:

 

A. Assists the pharmacists in preparation, labeling, and delivery of medication for inpatients and outpatients.


B. Prepares and compounds sterile IV preparations including chemotherapy and total parenteral nutrition solutions.


C. Completes medication replenishment of automation technology, 24 hour unit dose cart exchange, and controlled substance distribution. Additionally, must ensure proper documentation is maintained for all preparation, compounding and dispensing.


D. Maintains an adequate stock of medications by restocking, rotating stock, removing expired medications from stock, packaging medications, and ordering supplies. Identifies and communicates problems associated with drug supply.


E. Completes medication replenishment for emergency drug supplies, anesthesia drug supplies, including expiration date tracking.


F. Performs patient billing and crediting of drugs dispensed.


G. Collaboratively establishes priorities that meet the needs of patients, department and staff on a daily basis with awareness of changing needs, and demands to ensure timely pharmacy service delivery.


H. Maintains a neat, clean, orderly, and secure department.


I. Follows departmental policies and procedures related to drug preparation and distribution.

 

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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