Pharmacy Tech II - 60121
- Location: Bridgeport, WV
- Posted: Nov 14, 2019
Responsible for working under the general supervision of the pharmacist, works independently to assure the proper utilization of work flow in the pharmacy department and participates in the training of pharmacy technician IIs.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) years experience as a licensed pharmacy technician and an active license In West Virginia as a pharmacy technician trainee.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:
Successful completion of on the job training to include: reviewing physician medication order sheets and entering them into the Pharmacy computer system, filling the 24 hours medication cart, compounding sterile IV medications under the laminar flow hood, compounding non-sterile products, ie., Dakins Solutions, bowel preps, Pac-Med, prepack machine, Baxter TPN Compounder, Pharmaceutical Scales, Fax Machine, and Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADS machine).
Has completed Basics of Aseptic Compounding Technique module and passed a written competency test.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.
Delivers medication, IV solutions, TPNs, cytotoxic agents, various reports, and nutritional products to departments throughout the hospital and the Doctors Office Building.
Returns unused medication to stock.
Sorts various floor stock medications and fills floor stock for automated dispensing cabinets.
Places orders, checks in medication and puts medication in stock.
Helps to identify problem areas within the department and make suggestions to resolve existing problem areas to attain the goals and objectives of the department and the hospital.
Packages and bar codes medications for bar code scanning at bedside.
Picks medications for all physician orders and place in bags for pharmacist review.
Checks and replaces all medications in emergency drug carts.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to wear latex or vinyl gloves.
Visual acuity must be unimpaired.
Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and varying shifts as scheduled.
Hearing within normal range is required.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to push or pull up to 300 pounds.
Equipment operation requires manual dexterity.
Frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping are necessary body movements utilized in performing duties throughout the work shift.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Exposure to body fluids, human tissues, contagious diseases, sharps and explosive gases.
Exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants.
Exposure to toxic gas, fumes and odors.
Exposure to high stress and constant interruptions.
Exposure to electrical current.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have the ability to perform concentrated mental activity to organize, prioritize, and complete assigned tasks.
General working knowledge of TPN Compounder, ADS machine, pharmaceutical scales, universal packaging machine, telephone, cash, fax machine, calculator, copiers and computer.
Must be capable of making some independent decisions on work projects, but must also be capable to make a decision as to when to elicit input from co-workers
Must have the ability to work under highly stressful conditions and capable of adapting to varying workloads.
Must have the ability to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions.
Must have effective reading and comprehension skills.
Must have strong communication skills, oral and written.
Must have mathematical skills to enable calculations of dosages and prices.
Must have working knowledge of a computer, telephone and calculator.
Possesses interpersonal skills to maintain a cooperative work relationship.
Possesses fundamental knowledge of medication, abbreviations, computers, business math, and medical terminology.
Statement of Understanding:
I fully understand and accept all information presented on my job description, which includes both general and specific duties and responsibilities.
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