Pharmacy Tech- Fulltime, Days

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: November 6, 2020

Organization: Aiken Regional Medical Centers

Location: Other

City: Aiken

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: This opportunity offers the following: Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401k plan with company match

Requirements:

Qualifications

Education requirements: Graduate of Pharmacy Technician program preferred

Work experience requirements: Previous experience in healthcare setting preferred

Required licenses/certifications/courses: Must have and maintain current S.C. and National Board pharmacy technician certification

Required skills,knowledge and abilities: Previous pharmacy tech experience greatly preferred

Job Description:

Job Description

Responsibilities

Pharmacy Technician

Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, assists in the various activities of the Pharmacy Department not requiring the professional judgment of the Pharmacist. Such duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining patient records, setting up, packaging and labeling medication doses, filling and dispensing routine orders for stock supplies of patient-care areas; refilling and inventorying automated dispensing machines, maintaining inventories of medication supplies; and mixing medications with parental fluids. Technicians must function in strict accordance with standard, written procedures and guidelines with deviation approved by the supervising pharmacist.

 Essential Job Duties:

-Processes medication orders or prescriptions, accurately and safely compounds medications and IV admixtures in acceptable dosage forms, appropriately packages and dispenses pre-manufactured dosage forms.-Operates and uses appropriate techniques within systems for storage, preparation, and dispensing of medicinal agents and follows the facility’s policies regarding cart fill, unit dose distribution, medication preparation and labeling, controlled substances reconciliation, and purchasing of pharmaceuticals and supplies.-Assists the pharmacist in the preparation of patient, physician and nursing education.-Assists the pharmacist in the retrieval of accurate, concise, applicable and timely drug information.-Collects patient-specific data to assist the pharmacist in designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and modifying patient pharmacotherapy to ensure effective, safe and economical patient care including screening for IV to oral conversion, renal dosing adjustments, allergies and non-formulary prescribing.-Obtains clinical pharmacokinetic data to assist the pharmacist in designing effective, safe, and economical therapeutic medication regimens including the calculation of creatinine clearance in appropriate patients.  -Assists with publishing and distributing newsletters and notices.-Performs other duties as assigned or scheduled

Schedule:
Days
Program(s):
Application Process:
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Employer Address:

302 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC 29801
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.