Pharmacy Tech II-Nu

University of Maryland Medical Center
Hyattsville, MD
Oct 23, 2021
Oct 25, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
What You Will Do:Under the direct supervison of a pharmacist, performs the technical tasks involved with the storage, distribution, packaging and labeling of drugs. Completes associated recordkeeping and charging activities. Ability to use automated drug dispensing systems, vertical and laminar flow hoods, department pharmacy computer systems as required. Current registration with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technican.Demonstrates a base knowledge or core drug information to support quality patient care. Includes generic and trade names of top 100 drugs, basic knowledge of antibiotic, critical care and emergency drug classifications.2. Demonstrates an ability to complete prescribed mathematical calculations used in unit dose medication preparation and complete annual competency examination.3. Maintains a working knowledge of storage and handling requirements for available pharmaceuticals.4. Demonstrates a knowledge of identified medication precautions.5. Demonstrates a working knowledge of preparing and processing unit dose patient medications.6. Performs unit dose and cartfill medication filling with 100% accuracy and within prescribed time frame 98% of the time.7. Demonstrates a working knowledge of the required functions in the selected pharmacy patient medication computer system (SMS) and completes required assignments. Includes crediting and billing medications, processing missing doses. generation of batch labels, production lists, fill lists, patient census and patient labels.8. Demonstrates competency in medication filling, delivery, retrieval and trouble shooting for automatedPharmacy Technician II 2PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESmedication dispensing machines (ie, PYXIS, Omnicell) and performs as prescribed.9. Completes all labeling requirements for medication preparation and filling. Responsible persons initials, lot numbers, where appropriate, appropriate warning labels, and expiration dates are consistently present and legible.10. Demonstrates a working knowledge and competency to re-package unit dose medications with established guidelines.11. Assists the pharmacist in all areas of unit dose patient medication processing and supervised non -IV extemporaneous compounding.12. Demonstrates knowledge and competency of age specific medication use and pharmaceutical care requirements.13. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in basic IV aseptic technique. Successfully completes annual practical and written examination.14. Performs supervised large and small volume IV admixture preparation according to established accuracy and quality standards.15. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in preparation of parenteral nutrition solutions (TPN) and performs age specific neonatal and adult TPN accuracy check procedures as established.16. Maintains a working knowledge in the use of all equipment in the IV admixture preparation area.What You Need to Be Successful:POSITION REQUIREMENTS:Licensure/Certification/RegistrationRequired: Current Maryland registration in good standing as a Certified Pharmacy Technician.Preferred: Current certification as a Pharmacy Technician. (CPhT) from the Pharmacy Technician Certification BoardOther:Life Support Certification: (Check all that apply)Basic Life Support - Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)Education/Knowledge (see attached explanation sheet)Attained Level: Entry levelPreferred: Successful completion of a pharmacy technician course in a community college, in the military service, or in another institution is preferred.Completed Course Work/Program:Applicable ExperienceExperience (years): Required: Less than one year Preferred: 1 - 3 yearsExperience (describe required & preferred):* If the applicant has not completed a pharmacy technician course in a community college, must have at leastone year of experience in a hospital pharmacy or one year directly related hospital, clinic or other medicalexperience.* Previous IV preparation experience is highly preferred.Technical/Clinical SkillsMicrosoft Office Suite Skill Level (see attached explanation sheet)Word: Not applicable Excel: Not applicablePowerPoint: Not applicable Access: Not applicableWorking knowledge of ICD-9 (Medical Coding)Basic knowledge and working experience with Medical TerminologyStandard Office Equipment (list):Medical Equipment (list):Pharmacy Technician II 6Other:Communication Skills & Abilities (see attached explanation sheet)Select highest applicable level: Exchange Information on Factual MattersBilingual: Required Preferred Language:Other Language:Problem Solving/Analytical Skills & Abilities (see attached explanation sheet)TechnicalLevel of Supervision RequiredWorks Under Constant SupervisionContacts Inside & Outside Facility/Corporation (see attached explanation sheet)Outside the Department but Within the CompanyTransportation (Work-related) (see attached explanation sheet)Not ApplicableOther:Business Travel Outside of RegionNot ApplicableWorking Conditions (Check all that apply):Lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 10 poundsLifting and/or carrying objects weighing 11 to 20 poundsLifting and/or carrying objects weighing 21 to 50 poundsLifting and/or carrying objects weighing more than 50 poundsPushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment (eg, stretchers, supply carts, mops) weighing up to 20poundsPushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment (eg, stretchers, supply carts, mops) weighing 20 to50 pounds.Pushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment (eg, stretchers, supply cartsWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.