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Pharmacy Tech (Full Time - Nights)
Summary
Title:Pharmacy Tech (Full Time - Nights)
ID:1111111169
Department:Pharmacy
Location:Addison (DFW)
Shift:Nights
Status:FT (1)
Description

JOB SUMMARY:  
Under the direction of a registered pharmacist, performs a variety of technical and clerical duties for the hospital-wide unit dose drug distribution system and intravenous admixture program.  Responsible to maintain confidential reports, enter and retrieve data utilizing the computer system, fill automated medication dispensing system with a supply of unit dose medications, procure, and fill requests for pharmaceutical supplies and deliver supplies to nursing units. 

Reports To:  Pharmacist

Supervises: None

Classification: Non-Exempt
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QUALIFICATIONS:

National certification preferred.
Valid state pharmacy technician registration.
High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree.


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE:
Category I exposure to bloodborne pathogens, frequent exposure to chemical hazards and may encounter radiation hazards.

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. With the use of an automated dispensing system print out, fills each MedStation with a 24-hour supply of medications.
2. Verifies the contents of automated dispensing system stock by checking stock filled by another technician.
3. Fills patient medication envelopes with the correct medication from computer labels prior to each run.
4. Fills and delivers narcotic orders to nursing units and ancillary departments according to policy and procedure.
5. Delivers checked medications to the nursing units. Refills automated dispensing system MedStations  to prescribed par levels.  Reports unusual occurrences to the pharmacists.
6. Restocks nursing units, operating room, recovery room, and ancillary departments with a limited supply of floor stock medications and supplies.
7. Maintains and restocks individual filling stations and work areas, including all satellites while contributing to the maintenance of a fixed, minimal level of a pharmacy inventory.
8. Prepackages and labels medications into unit doses from bulk supply.
9. Reorders pharmacy supplies from the hospital warehouse.
10. Maintains pharmacy in a clean and organized fashion.
11. Maintains clean and sterile environment within the intravenous admixture area, including clean room.  Routinely washes and appropriate germicidal solutions all hoods, counters, carts, and all other equipment that will be used within the work area.
12. Assembles materials for the preparation of the daily supply of IV’s  including medication labels, medications, solutions, syringes, needles and administration sets and other equipment necessary.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit, converse, and listen; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
- The employee must be able to life and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis and be able to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.
- The employee must be able to stand and/or walk at least five hours per day.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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