Pharmacy Tech

New London, CT
Oct 26, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
Under Direct Supervision Of A Pharmacist Assists In The Preparation Of Oral And Injectable Medication Doses; And In The Overall Distribution, Preparation, Handling And Storage Of Pharmaceuticals. In The Absence Of The Anesthesia And Narcotics/Purchasing Technician, The Technician Will Be Able To Support The Position Functions.

Responsibilities:
  • 1. Supports And Maintains Regular Review Of Medication Systems, Automated Dispensing Machine (Pyxis, Cii Safe), Code Carts, Tpa Kits, Eye Kits, Etc., And Restocks In An Appropriate/Timely Manner.
  • 2. Reviews Medication Supply Checking For Outdated Drugs And Replacement In All Areas Of The Hospital.
  • 3. Adequately Supports/Maintains The Medication Distribution System. (Iv, Ud, Pyxis Packaging, Chemotherapy).
  • 4. Communicates Problems To The Pharmacist Including Any Special Or Technical Problems Related To Patient Care.
  • 5. Familiar With And Able To Perform Basic Functions Of Specialty Technician Assignments (Or/Anesthesia, Purchasing/Narcotic, Etc.).
  • 6. Prepare Iv/Chemo Products In A Safe Manner Consistent With Current Standards Of Practice And Prepare Other Pharmaceutical Products Consistent With Good Manufacturing Practices And Current Hospital Policy And Procedure.
  • 7. Assures Work Areas Are Adequately Stocked And Maintained To Assure Quality Operation Of The Pharmacy.
  • 8. Assures Adequate Documentation And Knowledge Of Pharmacy/Hospital Policies And Procedures To Assure Compliance With Jcaho And Regulatory Standards Under The Supervision Of A Licensed Pharmacist.
  • 9. Remains Adaptable To Using Basic Office Equipment And Pharmaceutical Devices To Support The Job Functions.
  • 10. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 11. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma

    EXPERIENCE:

    Previous Hospital Experience As A Pharmacy Technician Preferred.


    LICENSURE:

    Registration With The State Of Connecticut Department Of Consumer Protection Required By Completetion Of Probationary Period And Certification (Cpht) Preferred.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Good Communication Skills, Position Typically Covers Every Other Weekend.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    6 To 8 Weeks On The Job Training To Learn All Aspects Of The Position.

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 2994

    Department: Pharmacy
    Category: Pharmacy
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: EVENINGS
    Hours: 40.00