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Pharmacy tech 7/7 noc ii - 0994

Company Name:
Mercy Health System
PHARMACY TECH 7/7 NOC II - 0994
Department: JANESVL HOSP PHARMACY (11105010)
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Shift
About Facility:
Hours: 7/70
Job Details:
JOB SUMMARY
Pharmacy Technician II, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assists in various medication preparation and dispensing functions within the department. Pharmacy technicians will function in strict accordance with standard, written procedures and guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Mixes pharmaceutical preparations, accurately fills medication cassettes/orders according to computer generated documents.
Assists Pharmacist to prepare and dispense medication.
Restocks inventory and provides general maintenance of stock area including repackaging of pharmaceuticals and monitoring of outdated drugs.
Performs the essential functions relating to drug purchasing and inventory control
Performs aseptic compounding of parenteral admixtures and other sterile dosage forms. This includes the practice of aseptic technique , proper procedures for preparing all types of parenteral admixtures (including chemotherapy or other specialty solutions), the proper technique for visual inspection of parenteral solutions, and in the recording of product expiration dating.
Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods.
Operates automated technology ( Automated dispensing cabinets, pharmacy automation, and IV compounders) in accordance with policy, procedures and manufacturing instructions.
Participates in the training and/or orientation of new pharmacy partners.
Answers and forwards telephone messages.
Delivers patient medication to patient care areas.
Performs other duties as assigned.
AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION
All ages
COMPETENCIES
Quality - Follows policies and procedures.; Adapts to changes in the environment.; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.; Applies feedback to improve performance..
Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance.; Meets commitments.; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement.; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences..
Partnering - Supports organization''s goal and values.; Exhibits objectivity and openess to other''s views.; Gives and welcomes feedback.; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.; Generates suggestions for improving work..
Cost - Conserves organization resources..
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others'' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE
High School Graduate
3-5 years hospital experience
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Technician certification
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good interpretive/analytical skills for medication dosage calculations.
Computer skills
Good interpersonal skills
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
OSHA Exposure Category C
WORK CONTACT GROUP
Vendors, patients, hospital and clinic personnel
SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Lifting up to 30 pounds
Pushing of carts
Bending and reaching to retrieve and put away cassettes
Manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard, filling patient orders, and compounding sterile IV products
EOE&AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Mercy is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under Affirmative Action Plans.

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