Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Department - PRN - Washington, NC

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929128

Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

 

Position Summary

The Pharmacy Tech assists pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians only work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist

Responsibilities

  • Fills physician orders, medication kits and carts, automated dispensing devices, and stock requisitions accurately.
  • Replenishes medications in emergency drug containers and floor stock areas accurately.
  • Prepares intravenous admixtures and other sterile preparations (parenteral nutrition) safely and accurately using appropriate techniques.
  • Delivers medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas accurately per established schedule.
  • Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing medications and supplies in appropriate locations.
  • Rotates stock to ensure use before expiration date.
  • Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications.
  • Restocks medication and IV dispensing areas accurately within specified time periods.
  • Repackages bulk medications in unit-dose packages safely and accurately per established procedures using appropriate techniques.
  • Picks up requisitions and medications for return from patient care areas when on delivery rounds.
  • Enters charges and credits for patient medications accurately.
  • Answers the telephone, identifying self and department. Directs calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Answers requests at the window and makes stat deliveries to patient care and ancillary areas when requested.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work assignments.
  • Maintains logs, records, and other required documentation accurately. Files documentation in appropriate locations.
  • Keeps pharmacy areas clean, neat, and well-organized. Keeps pharmacy equipment clean.
  • Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications.
  • Maintains current technician certification (if certified).
  • Provides courteous, cooperative, and timely service to patients, visitors, and staff. Demonstrates good oral and written communication.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of patient, visitor, and employee information. Complies with HIPAA Privacy Rule standards.
  • Fosters a team environment by providing orientation and training to new team members. Assists coworkers in tasks, as time permits.
  • Adheres to health-system policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, medication-use safety, security, fire safety, and infection control. Complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. Performs all duties under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.
  • Performance demonstrates efforts to improve patient satisfaction, lower costs, improve quality, and promote safety.
  • Understands and meets customers' needs and expectations. The patient and family members always come first.
  • Demonstrates the ability to address problems in a group setting using tools and techniques for identification and resolution of problems.
  • Demonstrates the values and behaviors of the organization.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Works weekdays, evenings, weekends, and holidays as necessary

Preferred Requirements

  • Current pharmacy technician certification preferred.
  • 2-3 years pharmacy technician certification preferred.

Other Information

  • Part-time position

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.

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