Pharmacy Technician (Certified or Non-Certified) - PRN
Bluegrass Care Navigators - Hazard, KY
Recognized as a program of excellence receiving 3 awards in 2017
Living with a serious illness or caring for a loved one who is seriously ill can be one of life’s most challenging times. We need experts who have been there for families countless times, providing experience, guidance and care.
Bluegrass Care Navigators connects patients with caregivers who have exactly the right expertise to meet their health care needs and help handle the activities of everyday living. Our team provides unsurpassed private duty nursing, palliative care, hospice care and more.
High School Diploma or GED, Certification for Pharmacy Technician (preferred) and previous pharmacy experience. A copy of the certificate by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (if certified).
Knowledge and basic understanding of the interpersonal dynamics operative within the working relationships of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Registration when required by the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.
Current Kentucky Driver’s license, auto insurance, and unlimited access to a reliable automobile.
No positive drug or alcohol test including, pre-employment, random, post-accident or reasonable suspicion.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in confidential matters.
Must be able to drive for extended periods of time with no ill effects.
Must be flexible and have good written and oral communications skills.
Possess and maintain good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-employment physician’s health clearance including a negative TB skin test and /or CXR and other tests as required by organization policy.
SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
A certified pharmacy technician is subject to the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist as defined by Kentucky Law and Regulations. Functions performed by a certified technician are subject to review by the pharmacist who directed the technician to perform the functions. This may include entering prescriptions on a computer, entering refills on a computer, counting and filling prescriptions, and performing other suitable task as directed by the pharmacist as long as this is under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, and in compliance with Federal & State laws and regulations.
Bluegrass Care Navigators (formerly Hospice of the Bluegrass) is a nationally respected hospice, having cared for thousands of families in our Kentucky communities since 1978, providing hospice services to approximately 750 patients daily in 32 counties located in central, northern and eastern Kentucky. Our services currently include:
Bluegrass Extra Care – a private pay service offering personalized home care
Bluegrass Transitional Care – help with hospital to home
Bluegrass Palliative Care – pain and symptom relief
Bluegrass Hospice Care – expert care for the final months of life
Bluegrass Grief Care – support through anticipatory grief and bereavement
BCN has been recognized as a program of excellence receiving 3 awards in 2017.
The American Hospital Association presented the 2017 Circle of Life Award™ “for innovation in palliative care and for improving the care of patients near the end of life”. Bluegrass Care Navigators is the only repeat honoree in the history of the award.
2017 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view, honoring hospices ranked above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on all 24 of the evaluation questions.
Modern Healthcare has honored Bluegrass Care Navigators, naming it one of its “2017 Best Places to Work.” The annual national award recognizes companies that continuously strive to improve their work environment and increase employee engagement, satisfaction and retention through innovative changes in the workplace. The award is based on employees’ input about the agency and its goals, and honors health care workplaces that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.