Pharmacy Technician is responsible for direct oversight of the medication
administration process. The Technician is responsible for in depth knowledge of
all policies and procedures for filling and administering medications. The
Technician is required to have a working knowledge of the ordering, storing and
administration of all controlled drugs that may be used from time-to-time at
any of the Odyssey House sites.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administer medication and document appropriately in
Medication Administration Record (MAR).
- Ensure the accuracy of the MAR at all times and
enters all appropriate notations in the MAR regarding the administration
or lack thereof for each client and each client’s medication.
- Advise Providers in advance when there are no
refills left on chronic medications.
- Fax, phone, electronically deliver, or by any
other practical means advise pharmacy of medications to be filled.
- Continuously reviews medications in medication
cart to remove expired or redundant medications.
- Ensure the E-Boxes are in-date and complete at
- Communicate regularly with clinical staff
regarding residents who are non-compliant with medication schedule.
- Provides information and reports for the Director
of Medical Clinics and Consulting Pharmacist
- Educate, train and supervise residents participating
in the Medication Independence Training Program.
- Maintain continuous contact with pharmacy to
ensure a timely, accurate delivery of all needed medications.
- Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
- Attend all required in-service training seminars.
- Participate in quality improvement activities.
- Other relevant duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- High School
Diploma or G.E.D and Certified Pharmacy Technician Certificate required.
- Minimum of (1)
year experience working in a social service setting required.
- Proficiency with computer operation (Microsoft Word, Excel, AWARDS, and Outlook
- Current CPR &
First Aid Certificate.