Certified Pharmacy Technician | Memorial Hospital of South Bend | Inpatient Pharmacy
Beacon Health System
615 N. Michigan Street South Bend Indiana 46601 United States
Posted: Apr 12, 2019
Reports to the Pharmacy Technician Manager. Under the clinical supervision of a licensed pharmacist and in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and legal and regulatory requirements, compounds sterile products and prepares unit-of-use pharmaceuticals for dispensing and ensures delivery of products and pharmaceutical supplies to patient care areas. Maintains pharmacy working inventory.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community’s provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of a pharmacy technician training program approved by the State of Indiana. Current certification through the State of Indiana is required. Recognition as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) must be acquired within one year of licensure with the State of Indiana. A minimum of one year experience working as a pharmacy technician is preferred. Active licensure through the State of Indiana and certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT) must be maintained throughout employment.
Knowledge & Skills
Demonstrates effective communication skills necessary to follow verbal and written instructions, including the ability to understand technical and pharmaceutical terminology.
Demonstrates mathematical skills necessary to accurately compute fractions, ratios, percentages and totals.
Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills necessary to consistently interact with patients, families, visitors and staff in a courteous manner; and to maintain positive working relationships.
Requires knowledge of and skill in aseptic technique and physical dexterity to manipulate vials, ampules, needles, syringes, and other intravenous products.
Occasional exposure to potentially hazardous substances.
Requires physical ability and stamina (to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and to remain standing or walking for prolonged periods of time) to perform the essential functions of the position.