Pharmacy Tech - Inpatient

  • Altru Health System
  • 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
  • Feb 06, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I is responsible for coordinating and replenishing narcotic and non-narcotic medication distribution throughout the health system to provide patient medications in a safe, accessible and timely manner. The technician provides IV preparation and delivery support, prepares, dispenses and inventories medication in storage areas and keeping records of medication preparation.     Essential Job Functions Title and Description       Tech I - Montioring Monitor selected medication use, waste reconciliation and discrepancy reports, and report deviations in compliance to the Pharmacy Supervisor.   Tech I - Inventory Control Coordinate automated dispensing systems and cart fill activities to provide efficient medication inventory control.   Tech I - Responsobility Responsible for adherence to the department’s controlled substance security policy and for sterile compounding duties.   Tech I - Problems Address distribution system operational problems identified by users and provide technical expertise to pharmacy and nursing staff.   Tech I - Compstencies Maintains pharmacy technician practice competencies in selected areas of pharmacy operations. Maintains appropriate patient and department records and documentation in compliance with state and federal regulations and department of pharmacy policies and procedures.   Tech I - Systems Utilization of pharmacy automated and non-automated systems.   Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.   Safety & Compliance
  • Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
  • Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
    • All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
    • Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
    • The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.
    • The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.
    Behavior Standards  
  • Integrity: We will always do the right thing even when no one is watching.
  • Acknowledge: We will create a welcoming, healing environment.
  • Meaningful: We will provide an exceptional patient experience.
  • Accountable: We will accept responsibility for our actions and behaviors.
  • Listen: We will listen and seek to understand.
  • Team: We will work together to deliver world-class care.
  • Respect: We will treat each other with respect.
  • Understand: We will seek to understand and respond genuinely.
    License, Certification & Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By   Pharmacy Technician North Dakota Board of Pharmacy Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources   Education & Experience   Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred             Experience   Experience Required/Preferred           Knowledge & Skills Title Required/Preferred   Demonstrates excellent customer service skills. Required Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format. Required Demonstrates the ability to multitask and be detail-oriented. Preferred   Physical Demands Activity Frequency   Sit Frequently (34-66%) Stand Frequently (34-66%) Walk Frequently (34-66%) Stoop/Bend Frequently (34-66%) Reach Frequently (34-66%) Climb Not Applicable Crawl Not Applicable Squat/Crouch/Kneel Rarely (67%) See Continuously (>67%) Hear Continuously (>67%)   Weight Demands Activity Amount   Lift - Floor to Waist Level Medium (20-40 pounds) Carry Medium (20-40 pounds) Push/Pull Medium (20-40 pounds) Slide/Transfer Not Applicable   Working Conditions Condition Frequency   Indoor Continuously (>67%) Outdoor Not Applicable Extreme Temperature Not Applicable   Functional Assessment Type   F