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Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
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The Pharmacy Technician I, under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist and according to the established procedures, assists with the filling and delivery of medication orders, I.V. preparation, prepacking, filling medication cabinets, labeling and dispensing drug orders. Maintains patient profiles, and when appropriate, enters charges into the computer system. Performs other related duties as required. Reports to the Pharmacy Supervisor, Operations Manager, and Director of Pharmacy. Pharmacy Techs working in OR will report to the Director/Manager of the Pharmacy.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
1 Accurately fills physician orders according to the prescription. Always places orders
so pharmacist can review prior to sending to the floor. Assists the nurses with
appropriate medication-related questions. Accurately fills
2 medication cabinets and other orders needed to replenish floor stock. Accurately and
efficiently runs and manages different technologies (Automated Dispensing Cabinets)
related to the pharmacy department. Assists in all jobs when requested due to
fluctuations in patient census, short staffing or regular assignment of duties, such as
answering the phone and triaging work-flow. Delivers and returns medication orders to
patient floors as assigned. Note: Pharmacy Techs that flow into the OR may have
additional duties as assigned in that department.
3 Keeps work areas orderly and sanitary. Demonstrates an ability to prioritize workload
and to adjust personal schedule to complete work. Responsible to others in a helpful
manner in times of increased work load. Coordinates work to achieve maximum
productivity and efficiency.
4 Demonstrates a complete understanding of all policies and procedures and
responsibilities of a pharmacy technician. Regularly consults with pharmacists in
matters of uncertainty. Observes hospital dress code and policies regarding ID badges.
At assigned work station and ready to work when scheduled.
5 Participates in the PI process and identifies opportunities to improve patient care
delivery, monitoring and implementing changes. Enhances the learning opportunities
to other staff and effectively contributes to the orientation of co-workers and students,
including automation training for pharmacy co-workers.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High School Diploma, GED or Higher Education
Licensure: Missouri Board of Pharmacy Technician License
Certification/Registration: National Pharmacy Technician Certification within 1 year of hire or transferring into role.
Other skills & knowledge:
(skills, knowledge, abilities)
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills. Must
be detailed oriented and work well in fast-paced work
environment. Technical ability to function well using computer
programs and related office equipment. Good mathematical
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Health-care Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.