Pharmacy Technician - Signing in bonus
Company: Interim HealthCare Severn, MD
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Job Description General Purpose: Pharmacy Technicians assist the
pharmacist in the preparation and distribution of medications,
maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient and
pharmacy records in a manner consistent with all federal, state,
and local laws and regulations, as well as pharmacy policies and
procedures. Pharmacy technician activities are performed under the
direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Essential Functions:
Read and interpret physician's medication orders. Prepare and
package chemotherapy medications and other medications requiring
special handling in accordance with safety measures. Aid in
filling, processing, and dispensing medications. Re-package and
label medications. Adhere to safety practices to ensure quality
care for patients. Help maintain the drug inventory through
inventory control practices. Provide customer service by answering
phone calls in a prompt and courteous manner Triage requests and
prioritize them. Check for expiration dates on medications on a
regular basis. Administers immunization (e.g., Influenza vaccine,
COVID-19 vaccine) to patients. Completes other assignments as
requested and assigned. May have access to personal health
information (PHI) necessary to fulfill the above duties and
responsibilities. Parameters of access, use and disclosure are
further defined by the organization or department. Minimum
Education & Experience Requirements: High school diploma or general
education degree (GED). Current pharmacy technician
registration/certification. Current state license in good standing.
Two (2) years--- experience as a pharmacy Technician and/or as
defined by the contracting employer. Able to provide proof of
current Basic Life Support (BLS) Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required: Meets the requirements of federal and/or state criminal
and abuse background checks where applicable. Demonstrated ability
to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the
healthcare team, both clinical and non-clinical. Demonstrated
ability to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with multiple changes.
Able to work as a member of a team, including but not limited to
managing stress appropriately, making decisions under pressure, and
handling multiple priorities. Able to manage
anger/fear/hostility/violence of self and others. Proof of valid
driver---s license if applicable. Meets applicable health
requirements to provide patient care. Working Conditions & Physical
Effort: Work is performed in various health care settings and not
limited to hospitals, retail stores, nursing homes, or assisted
living facilities. Work environment involves frequent exposure to
communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially
infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require
following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of
protective equipment (e.g., face masks, goggles, latex or non latex
gloves). Work environment may involve occasional exposure to
potential electrical shock, and to x- ray/electromagnetic energy.
Able to spend varying amounts of time sitting, standing, and
walking. Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients
and to stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely and assist
clients with standing and walking. Sufficient endurance to perform
the required physical and mental tasks over long periods of time.
Requires normal, correctable vision and hearing and the ability to
identify and distinguish colors. Requires excellent hand-eye
coordination and fine motor function necessary to operate equipment
safely and calculate/prepare medications and other procedures. Able
to successfully work in areas that are confined and/or crowded.
Medium physical activity may require frequent lifting, carrying,
pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs.
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