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Pharmacy Technician II EFL Highlands PRN in Sebring, FL at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

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♦ Pharmacy Technician II ♦

THE COMPANY: Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust.  Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Pharmacy Technician II to put into practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities we support.More than 1,600 hospitals have partnered with HealthTrust to lower expenses and improve outcomes across healthcare operations.
HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices.This is accomplished by hiring valued individuals like you! A seven-time recipient of a “Champion for Change” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.

THE POSITION:
Pharmacy Technician II
Job Summary – The Pharmacy Technician II is responsible for accurately performing all advanced and basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner. In addition, they may be responsible for performing duties associated with Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADCs) and other specialized duties as assigned by the pharmacy management team.
Supervisor – Director of Pharmacy or Pharmacy Operations Manager, Pharmacy Clinical Manager and Pharmacists
Supervises – N/A
Key Interactions – Pharmacists, other Pharmacy technicians, Nurses, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Interns and other Facility Staff
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (included but not limited to):
• Identifies critical issues, prioritize workload and communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner
• Completes all education requirements and/or other activities needed to maintain competency
• Interacts in person and by phone with hospital personnel politely and appropriately.
• Accurately maintains required documentation logs
• Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements
• Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization
• Accurately performs audits (i.e. anesthesia, overrides, billing, etc.) as assigned
• Performs quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned
• Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned
• Performs administrative billing functions
• Completes OR charges in a timely manner as assigned
• Assists the pharmacists in clinical reviews as assigned (i.e. medication reconciliation, triaging reports, etc).
• Accurately performs required calculations
• Accurately and safely compounds and label medications and parenteral admixtures
• Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding
• Compliant with all USP 797 daily/monthly requirements (i.e. Cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)
• Always obtains a final check from the pharmacist before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication
• Prepares all work records needed for day at their designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and Discharges Lists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports before they are dispensed to the patient care areas
• Compounds chemotherapy preparation per established protocol
• Accurately transports medications and other pharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas
• Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy
• Process medication returns and restocking to the pharmacy
• Proficient in automated dispensing systems
• Performing daily ADC routines as assigned (i.e. restocks, outdates, discrepancy resolution, loading and unloading, etc.)
• Troubleshoots ADC issues. (i.e. orders not coming across, drawer failures, medication jams, communication failures, etc.)
• Able to reconfigure Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC).
• Able to perform ADC build and set up functions
• Under direction will adjust medication Min & Max
• Utilizes the Medications Not Loaded report to load appropriate Medications in ADC
• Under direction will perform ADC expiration Audits
• Narcotic Discrepancy Audits – Investigates Discrepancies to determine if true discrepancy and completes Audit sheets and/or incidence reports as appropriate.
• Replenishes ADCs, emergency cart trays and floor stock accurately and as needed
• Monitor ADT activities and communicate any problems to appropriate individual
• Accurately packages and prepares medications for dispensing as assigned
• Appropriately and timely notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of products that need to be reordered.
• Complies with ongoing processes to monitor outdates as per policy and procedures
• Performs receiving and check in of medication/supply orders as defined in policy and notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of any shortages, overages or product damage.
• Manages drug supplies in a cost effective manner and identifies opportunities to minimize waste.
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Practice and adhere to the “ Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Demonstrate some relevant theoretical knowledge
• Apply known solutions to a variety of predictable problems
• Applies and performs processes that require a range of well developed skills where some discretion and judgment is required
• Interpret available information using discretion and judgment
• Take responsibility for own outputs in work and learning
• Take responsibility for the outputs of others

THE LOCATION:
JFK Medical Center – Atlantis Florida
• Atlantis is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
• Beachgoers can enjoy Palm Beach County’s nearly 50-mile shoreline year-round. Offshore, divers and snorkelers will find more than 20 teeming reefs in waters warmed by the Gulf Stream.
• The average winter temperature in Palm Beach County is 74 degrees, which makes snow next to impossible. The last time white flakes fell in South Florida was 1977
• Who leads the nation in the production of sugar? Palm Beach County does. Eighteen percent of the sweet stuff is grown on 400,000 acres of cane fields, whose soil is called “black gold” because of its fertility.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
• To attract the best talent, HealthTrust offers one of the leading 401(k) plans in the healthcare industry (a 100% match on up to 9% of pay based on years of vesting service).                                                                                                                                                  
• Generous Tuition Reimbursement program to support individuals seeking higher education.                                                                       
• Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.                                                                                                                                    
• Balance of working in partnership with other Facility Supply Chain Operating Room Technicians and completing tasks on an individual basis.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum of at least 1 year of hospital experience.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
• National Certification (CPhT) required
• Active Registered pharmacy technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy.
 
PRN Position

This position is a PRN position. Meaning, employment and scheduled hours are only given on an “as needed” basis.A PRN employee is not eligible for most company benefits (including healthcare), nor is the employee eligible to accrue PTO.