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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 2:14 PM

Job Summary

Supports the Pharmacist's activities, including order processing, preparation of general and specialty medication (Chemotherapy, TPN and Cardiac Preps) IV solutions, syringes, admixtures and/or non- IV doses. Processes floor stock orders, maintaining medication inventories, answering the phones, providing customer support, remove outdated medications and medication deliveries for the Inpatient Pharmacy.

Minimum Job Requirements

* Registered in the State of Florida as a Pharmacy Technician - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

Job Specific Duties:

* Answers the phone according to departmental standards and directs calls as appropriate using excellent customer service.

* Prepares and delivers medications per hospital standards to the designated Nursing Units in a timely manner and picks up returned medications.

* Maintains active participation in Lean committee initiatives.

* Completes periodic area inspections in a timely manner, as assigned, for removal of outdated medications prior to expiration of medication.

* Receives daily shipments of medications from vendors and warehouse and accurately reports medication barcodes into designated computer system.

* Assists with stocking, maintaining, cleaning, and organizing the storage room.

* Prepares medications accurately and efficiently for individual patient use from stock and bulk supply.

* Accurately and efficiently prepares standardized doses of medication including unit dose and cassette fill for patient use.

* Prepares specific IV admixtures syringes and large volume IV medications accurately and efficiently using proper USP 797 aseptic technique.

* Accurately prepares Parenteral Nutrition (PN), Chemotherapy, OR and Cardiovascular Trays.

* Accurately weighs, counts, and measures medications, labels patient specific medications, and places the finished product in a suitable container for pharmacist check.

* Responsible for responding to equipment alerts, maintaining the automated dispensing machines, and other routine equipment in the Pharmacy and hospital.

Common Duties

* Maintains accountability by ensuring compliance thru timely completion of licensures, certifications, all competencies, health requirements (PPD, N95, Flu, etc.), and education requirements.

* Maintains accountability and timekeeping expectations as outlined by MCHS Timekeeping and Attendance policy and procedures. Ensures behavior is compliant with communication standards.

* Ensures behavior meets and/or exceeds targeted service scores as measured by the Service Index and/or the internal departmental service survey.


* High School education or equivalent preferred.

* Graduate of an approved pharmacy certification course preferred.

* Three years of experience as a hospital pharmacy technician preferred.

* General and specialty (Chemotherapy, TPN and Cardiac IV) admixture preparation experience or trained for inpatient pharmacy preferred.

* Knowledge and skills in IV admixture and Unit Dose medication preparation for inpatient pharmacy or bulk dispensing for outpatient pharmacy preferred.

* Ability to comprehend and analyze information.

* Knowledge of percentage and basic math calculations.

* Ability to coordinate the sequence of a process.

* Ability to relate cooperatively, courteously, and constructively with patients, nursing personnel, coworkers, physicians, etc.

* Knowledge of Metric system of measurement.

* Demonstrate knowledge and skills of medication preparation and dispensing for an outpatient pharmacy.

* Knowledge of generic and brand medication names.

* Able to communicate effectively with the public and internal customers.


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