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Pharmacy Technician II in Margate, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

THE COMPANY:
  • 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 II 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.
THE POSITION:
  • Seeking a full-time Pharmacy Technician-IIresponsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functionsin a timely manner.
  • In addition, they may be responsible forperforming duties associated with Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADCs) andother specialized duties as assigned by the pharmacy management team.
  • 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
  • Accurately performs audits (i.e. anesthesia,overrides, billing, etc.) as assigned
  • Performs quality control and performanceimprovement functions as assigned
  • Accurately performs and documents monthlymedication storage area inspections as assigned
  • Performs administrative billing functions
  • Completes OR charges in a timely manner asassigned
  • Assists the pharmacists in clinical reviews asassigned (i.e. medication reconciliation, triaging reports, etc).
  • Accurately performs required calculations
  • Accurately and safely compounds and labelmedications and parenteral admixtures
  • Always utilizes aseptic techniques in thepreparation of parenteral compounding
  • Compliant with all USP 797 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
  • Prepares all work records needed for day attheir designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and DischargesLists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports beforethey are dispensed to the patient care areas
  • Compounds chemotherapy preparation perestablished protocol
  • Accurately transports medications and otherpharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas
  • Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy
  • Process medication returns and restocking to thepharmacy
  • Proficient in automated dispensing systems.
 
THE LOCATION:
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, Jack Marqusee, and thefirst four letters of gateway, since it was considered a"gateway" to western Broward County.
  • The city also has a water park calledCalypso Cove, and two golf courses, with one of them also a tenniscourt 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

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
  • 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.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Demonstrate some relevant theoretical knowledge
  • Apply known solutions to a variety of predictable problems
  • Applies and performs processes that require a range of well-developedskills where some discretion and judgment is required
  • Interpret available information using discretion andjudgment
  • Take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning
  • Take responsibility for the outputs of others
 
EDUCATION 
  • High SchoolDiploma or equivalent required
 
EXPERIENCE 
  • Minimum of at least 1 year of hospital experience.
 
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  • NationalCertification (CPhT) required
  • Active RegisteredPharmacy Technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriateState Board of Pharmacy
 
PHYSICALDEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping andstretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient tooperate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other officeequipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare andcommunicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50pounds occasionally. May be exposed to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents. Workis performed in a hospital (pharmacy, nursing units, etc.) Work may bestressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people.Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance forany/all disaster or emergy situation.


OSHA CATEGORYThe normal workroutine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (althoughsituations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, mightencounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these dutiesare not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist inemergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.

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