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Pharmacy Technician I in Margate, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 3/19/2019

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Job Description

  • Take your career in the right direction – joinus at HealthTrust. Amidst thefast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company(HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Pharmacy Tech I to putinto practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transformpatient care and the communities we support.
  • More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered withHealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcareoperations.
  • HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce,and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improveperformance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices. Thisis accomplished by hiring professionals like you!
  • A seven-time recipient of a “Champion forChange” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages andenables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a cultureof integrity and a code of ethics.
  • Seeking a full-time Pharmacy Technician-Iresponsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functionsin a timely manner.
  • Identifies critical issues, prioritize workloadand communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner
  • Completes all education requirements and/orother activities needed to maintain competency
  • Interacts in person and by phone with hospitalpersonnel politely and appropriately.
  • Accurately maintains required documentation logs
  • Complies with facility policy and procedures andregulatory requirements
  • Responsible for maintaining medication storageand security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization
  • Performs quality control and performanceimprovement functions as assigned
  • Accurately performs and documents monthlymedication storage area inspections as assigned
  • Performs basic billing functions
  • Completes basic OR charges in a timely manner asassigned
  • Accurately performs required calculations
  • Accurately and safely compounds and labelsmedications and parenteral admixtures
  • Always utilizes aseptic techniques in thepreparation of parenteral compounding
  • Compliant with all USP 797 shift/daily/monthlyrequirements (i.e. cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safetycabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)
  • Always obtains a final check from the pharmacistbefore releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging anymedication, or dispensing any medication.
  • Accurately transports medications and otherpharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas.
  • Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy.


Northwest Medical Center– Margate,Broward County FL

  • Margate is a city located in Broward CountyFlorida.
  • The name of the city itself is a portmanteau ofthe first three letters of the founder's last name, JackMarqusee, and thefirst four letters ofgateway, since it was considered a"gateway" to western Broward County.
  • The city also has awater parkcalledCalypso Cove, and twogolf courses, with one of them also atenniscourt as well: The Carolina Golf Club, and the Oriole Golf and Tennis Club.
  • Margate is home to the largest butterfly park inthe world. Located in Trade winds Park, Florida, and the first park in theWestern Hemisphere.

Job Requirements

  • HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k)plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based onyears of vesting service).
  • Tuition Reimbursement program for individualsseeking higher education. Generous annual incentive bonus program.
  • Professional growth and advancement. Network ofother highly skilled Pharmacists to work and collaborate with across sisterfacilities and multiple divisions.
  • Demonstrates basic operationalknowledge in a moderate range of areas
  • Applies known solutions to alimited range of predictable problems
  • Applies and performs a definedrange of skills and tasks where choice between a limited range of options isrequired
  • Assess and record informationfrom varied sources
  • Take responsibility for ownwork outputs.
  • High SchoolDiploma or equivalent required
  • Hospital Pharmacyexperience preferred
  • NationalCertification (CPhT) required
  • Active RegisteredPharmacy Technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriateState Board of Pharmacy
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requires prolonged sitting, some bending,stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexteritysufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and otheroffice equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record,prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxesup to 50 pounds occasionally. May be exposed totoxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents. Work is performed in a hospital (pharmacy,nursing units, etc.) Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involvedealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available toprovide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

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