GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:
The Pharmacy Technician assists Pharmacists in pharmaceutical preparation, distribution and the record keeping functions in the delivery of pharmaceutical supplies to patients of all ages in accordance with department policies and procedures.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School graduate or equivalent required. Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred. Current certification as a pharmacy tech is preferred.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions. Assists the Pharmacist in providing effective drug distribution services to all patients served by the Department of Pharmacy Services. Proficient in all areas of the Pharmacy. Is aware of the workload in each area and is willing and able to help when needed.
Provides medication service to other departments including Pyxis stock, floor stock and supplies. Coordinates the workflow of the IV room and is knowledgeable in the mixing of chemotherapy, large volume parenterals, antibiotics, TPN, syringes and drips. Uses good sterile technique when preparing IV admixtures. Keeps work areas clean inside and outside the hood.
Assists the Pharmacist in training Pharmacy Technician Trainees in the day-to-day duties of Pharmacy Technicians as assigned by the Director. Excellent mathematical skills required for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals; possess a basic understanding of hospital pharmacy drug distribution systems including unit dose, IV additive and floor stock distribution methods.
Excellent oral and written communication skills for routine interaction with hospital staff, patients and visitors.
Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health.
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Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.