Pharmacy Technician - PRN - Days
Performs duties to ensure activities and regulatory tasks occur on a timely basis and meets appropriate/required guidelines; policies and procedures. Maintains and optimizes the automated dispensing systems and temperature monitoring system. When requested, assists the pharmacist in the, filling medication requests, maintaining pharmacy inventory, and may assist in the preparation of IV admixtures. Performs duties in accordance with that of hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines. Responsible for organizing work load as assigned. Displays professional, safe conduct in all interactions. Maintains positive working relationships with staff, other departments, physicians and peers. Displays conduct in support of CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Mission & Vision.
Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
Adheres to Policy – follows CHI St. Luke’s Memorial rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others.
Professionalism – represents CHI St. Luke’s Memorial positively in actions and appearance.
May serve in leadership and advisory role as assigned for the pharmacy technician group in areas of work processes and practices, training, schedules, performance standards, continuing education, competency validation, representation at appropriate meetings, and other areas as assigned
Coordinate the use of the automated drug distribution system for pharmacy such as database management, resetting of par and reorder levels, cabinet optimization, coordinating maintenance, service support liaison and other
Coordinate the use of the automated dispensing system and temperature monitoring system to assure proper system operation, alarm monitoring and reporting and other
Assist the pharmacist in filling medication orders, prescriptions, and pharmacy stock
Accurately prepare medications for the pharmacist to check, when appropriate, including appropriate auxiliary labels, in a timely manner
Assure that a pharmacist’s final check and signature documentation of all products has occurred when appropriate prior to their delivery
Attend promptly to the directives of the pharmacist and supervisory personnel
Accurately prepare sterile products in a timely manner, adhering to required aseptic technique at all times
Accurately select the appropriate drug product(s) required for the preparation of sterile products and assure that all necessary components are available for final check by the pharmacist
May be Responsible for purchasing activities, assisting other areas within the pharmacy as needed.
Promotes department-based goals and contributes to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Establishes/maintains effective and respectful communication in all collaborative relationships.
Rotates weekend/call responsibilities in a professional and accountable fashion if applicable.
Performs duties in accordance with that of hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines.
Accountable for maintaining required certifications.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) &
Direct Pharmacy Technician work experience (which met eligibility requirements for state licensure and/or certification through nationally recognized accredited agency.) OR
Completion of a nationally approved, accredited formal Pharmacy Technician training program
Licensed Pharmacy Technician with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
*Completion of an ACPE approved 40 hour sterile products course
(must be completed within 60 days of date of hire &/or transfer into position)
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPT) through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Effective verbal and written communication skills
No previous experience required
One (1) year or more experience in an acute care or retail setting