Pharmacy Technician - Part time - Ahoskie, NC

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933155

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age, abilities and individual needs of the patient/client.
  • Accurately completes medication orders for checking by the pharmacist prior to dispensing.
  • Accurately prepares IV admixtures.
  • Participates in daily drug distribution and charging and crediting processes.
  • Participates in maintenance of inventory.
  • Maintains current Board of Pharmacy Registration and updates professional knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence in patient/staff relations.
  • Completes monthly Unit Stock Inspections appropriately and timely as assigned.
  • Participates in In-service Education,  staff briefings and staff meetings and obtains 24 education contact hours per year from the Vidant Learning Center.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper handwashing when preparing and prepacking medications.
  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.
  • Ensures that hours worked do not exceed scheduled hours unless approved by the Director.
  • Ensures that all medications leaving the pharmacy are checked by a pharmacist per state law.
  • Demonstrates effective computer skills in HealthSpan as related to Pharmacy Tech I duties and requirements.
  • Understands they are a vital part of the overall Pharmacy Safety plan and alerts the pharmacist if they feel something is incorrect regarding a medication or IV they are preparing for dispensing.
  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.
  • Uses “AIDET” to effectively reassure every patient, every interaction, every time.
  • As directed by the supervisor may have additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Actively participates in Staff Action Team.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Current Registration with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy prior to start of employment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification preferred.
  • Six (6) months or more experience with medication preferred.

Other Information

  • This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, including weekends and holidays.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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