Manchester Memorial Hospital
Posted Under: Manchester, New Hampshire jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 3101
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00
POSITION SUMMARY: The Pharmacy Technician assists Pharmacists in pharmaceutical preparation, distribution and record keeping functions of the delivery of pharmaceutical supplies to patients of all ages in accordance with department policies and procedures. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Must have a CT Pharmacy Technician License or be license eligible and have completed and be Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Certified, or, must complete certification within 12 months of employment,Or; If enrolled in a university pharmacy program, must have a CT Pharmacy Intern Registration or complete registration within 12 months of employment. EXPERIENCE: Previous Pharmacy Technician experience is desirable but not required. COMPETENCIES: Must have computer skills and keyboard familiarity for work in the Meditech system. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time. Job-Specific Competency 1. Accurately and at prescribed times, fills unit-dose cassettes and dispensing machine lists with medications for delivery. 2. Accurately and at prescribed times, fills and exchanges floor requests and restocks medication storage areas. 3. Posts charges into the computer system from the medication administration records and other charge documents. 4. Accurately and at prescribed times, prepares patient specific labeled medications including eye meds, employee prescriptions, and kit medications. 5. Politely answers calls and accepts requests for replacement of missing medication and requests for refills of patient's medication from nursing units. Completes and communicates these requests to the Pharmacist. 6. Accurately and consistently uses appropriate mechanism to pharmacist and ordering personnel of needed items. This includes identifying missing medications for cart fill and re-orders from the wholesaler. 7. Accurately re-packages correct quantity of medications using appropriate labeling and appropriate standards. 8. Accurately prepares and delivers narcotic orders while keeping physical count recorded accurately. Completes all associated narcotic documentation. 9. Performs nursing station inspections according to policy. 10. Utilizes time in most effective and productive manner and completes tasks at the prescribed time. 11. Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements. 12. Keeps work area, mailbox, and Pharmacy clean and uncluttered.