JOB TITLE: Pharmacy Tech II
We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.
Health & Wellness
- Medical and Dental Insurance
- Short Term and Long-Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Retirement & Savings
- Tuition Reimbursements
- Loan Repayment
Work & Life Balance
- Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Low Cost parking
- Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria
St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.
Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and
- Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
- Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
- Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.
- A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.
A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.
You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Pharmacy technicians must have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, and compound and otherwise prepare medications. The Medication Reconciliation Technician reviews, clarifies, documents and verifies with the patient if possible, their ?Prior to Admission ? medications within 24 hours of admission to the hospital. The technician will keep records of all work processed for medication reconciliation performance monitoring. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:- Identify all patients admitted to hospital within last 24 hours- Collect a list of medications prescribed to the patient prior to admission via:- Patient/Family interview or provided med list- Retail pharmacy utilized by patient- Clinic the meds are acquired from - Clarify any potential errors in dosing or duplication that may be identified using- Pharmacist- Micromedex- Clinical Pharmacology - Document medication list in computer (Clinicals) with:- Drug Name- Dose- Route- Frequency- Last time taken (if able to identify)- Source of information- Name of technician completing medication reconciliation - Collaborates with nursing to identify obstacles to acquiring information - Notifying providers of completed medication reconciliation - Scans all completed records into the medication Order Management system (MOMs) - Assists with answering telephones when short staffed or busy in pharmacy- Aids in putting medication inventory on shelf when needed - A degree or the equivalent combination of education and training experience.- Current technician certification and IV certification if position requires compounding sterile preparation and required licensing.- Three (3) years pharmacy operations experience desired and one (1) year purchasing experience desired.- ACPE or ASHP accredited course in compounding sterile preparations preferred- Knowledge of pharmaceutical products, vendors, drug nomenclature and contract negotiations.- Customer service skills- Customer oriented at all times - must be diplomatic- Work within a diverse workforce- Pressure to perform in emergency situations- Constant interruptions- Ability to handle multiple projectsEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled