Pharmacy Technician (Inpatient) - PRN/CPT / Rotating Day/Evening Shifts

Employer
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Under the direct supervision of a Maryland licensed pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians the Pharmacy Technician performs various support activities and duties within the Pharmacy Department by assisting in the timely preparation packaging distribution and delivery of medications Delegated pharmacist tasks are performed in accordance with standard written procedures guidelines and State and Federal Regulations The major job responsibilities of this position are drug distribution medication preparation and compounding customer service and quality assurance improvement in accordance with established Departmental procedures accurately and efficiently with minimal intervention Obtains and maintains appropriate knowledge and understanding of the AAMC Department of Pharmacy processes policies and procedures as outlined during initial training and ongoing competency assessments including Functions within the computerized patient profile system to review orders Fills medication labels and packages medications in a timely fashion for final check by a pharmacist and assures delivery via designated hospital system ie hand delivery pneumatic tube cartfill or automated dispensing system to appropriate location Follows all procedures for utilizing Secure send function of the Pneumatic Tube System as appropriate Uses appropriate pharmaceutical medical terms abbreviations and symbols common to pharmacy practice Answers phone calls courteously and follows up appropriately Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solutions Performs the essential functions relating to inventory management communicating medication needs and or changes in utilization patterns Minimizes drug waste Identifies cost saving opportunities Interacts effectively with colleagues and other members of the health care team in a professional manner Maintains confidentiality of patient information Participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff as necessary Provides clear and accurate instructions demonstrates the required scope of activities and reviews the new employees or trainees work for accuracy following all department guidelines Acts as a resource for all new employees helps co workers Identifies and or involved with opportunities for improvement or key Departmental initiatives ie ideas projects task or project lead Required License Certification Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Student Registration from the Maryland Board of Pharmacy Medium work Exerting up to pounds of force occasionally and or up to pounds of force frequently and or up to pounds of force constantly to move objects