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Pharmacy Tech 3 Certified

Company: Rush Oak Park
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Department: PharmacyWork Type: Full Time (Total FTE between 0. 9 and 1. 0)Shift: Shift 4Work Schedule: 8 HrSummary:
The Pharmacy Technician III assists licensed pharmacists in the practice of pharmacy performing the duties described in the Technician II position description as well as serving as a role model for other technicians through added responsibilities, specialization in technician pharmacy practice, demonstrating leadership and initiative, and fulfilling the needs of the department.
The Technician III is actively involved in the training and development process and the development of policies and procedures specific to their practice site and is responsible for the daily technical operations of the area. The Technician III must have the capacity to work effectively and efficiently in areas routinely requiring a higher degree of prolonged technical concentration, liability, and risk.Responsibilities:
Active participation in the Pharmacy Department Technician Career Ladder development and ongoing revisions.
Interacts professionally and appropriately with other healthcare professionals and Rush system employees.
Demonstrates ability to coach/train other technicians and pharmacy students.
Demonstrates adaptability, initiates action, manages work, contributes to team success, communication, professional knowledge and technical skills, continuous learning and exhibits a passion for the Rush Mission, Vision and Values according to the Department of Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder expectations
Recognizes and identifies various classifications of medications, medication names, dosage forms and routes of administration.
Ability to use available print and online references as appropriate.
Understand the pharmacy workflow for first doses, Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) refills, cart fill and batches.
Understand the pharmacy workflow for medication returns and medication disposal.
Performs pharmaceutical calculations accurately including fundamental math calculations, metric conversions, pharmaceutical dose calculations and parenteral dose calculations.
Responsible for the accurate interpretation of EPIC pharmacy labels:
Interpretation and understanding of medical abbreviations.
Identification and differentiation of various types of medication orders (Scheduled, PRN, Once, STAT, NOW).
Ability to appropriately label all medication dosage forms including auxiliary labels for expiration and storage as required.
Responsible for the accurate and timely filling and delivery of patient-specific medications and ADC restocks.
Ability to troubleshoot ADC equipment (i.e.: failed drawers, inventory, outdates).
Ability to utilize technology in the pharmacy including, but not limited to CII Safe, Carousels, DoseEdge, WASP, MILT, RxVerify as needed for assigned duties.
Responsible for the preparation of non-sterile compounding and packaging:
Ability to accurately draw up oral syringes, compound oral suspensions and other duties as assigned.
Recognizes the regulations for repackaging medications and complies with all required labeling and documentation procedures for non-sterile compounding and packaging.
Responsible for answering phones, assisting caller with missing medication requests and any other technical duties as assigned.
Responsible for utilization of Epic for technical requests (i.e.: missing mediations, ADC out of stock and responding to in-basket messages)
Responsible for inventory, storage and supply maintenance of assigned areas.
Responsible for training and compliance with USPDepartment: PharmacyWork Type: Full Time (Total FTE between 0.9 and 1.0)Shift: Shift 4Work Schedule: 8 HrSummary:
The Pharmacy Technician III assists licensed pharmacists in the practice of pharmacy performing the duties described in the Technician II position description as well as serving as a role model for other technicians through added responsibilities, specialization in technician pharmacy practice, demonstrating leadership and initiative, and fulfilling the needs of the department.
The Technician III is actively involved in the training and development process and the development of policies and procedures specific to their practice site and is responsible for the daily technical operations of the area. The Technician III must have the capacity to work effectively and efficiently in areas routinely requiring a higher degree of prolonged technical concentration, liability, and risk.Responsibilities:
Active participation in the Pharmacy Department Technician Career Ladder development and ongoing revisions.
Interacts professionally and appropriately with other healthcare professionals and Rush system employees.
Demonstrates ability to coach/train other technicians and pharmacy students.
Demonstrates adaptability, initiates action, manages work, contributes to team success, communication, professional knowledge and technical skills, continuous learning and exhibits a passion for the Rush Mission, Vision and Values according to the Department of Pharmacy Technician Career Ladder expectations
Recognizes and identifies various classifications of medications, medication names, dosage forms and routes of administration.
Ability to use available print and online references as appropriate.
Understand the pharmacy workflow for first doses, Automated Dispensing Cabinet (ADC) refills, cart fill and batches.
Understand the pharmacy workflow for medication returns and medication disposal.
Performs pharmaceutical calculations accurately including fundamental math calculations, metric conversions, pharmaceutical dose calculations and parenteral dose calculations.
Responsible for the accurate interpretation of EPIC pharmacy labels:
Interpretation and understanding of medical abbreviations.
Identification and differentiation of various types of medication orders (Scheduled, PRN, Once, STAT, NOW).
Ability to appropriately label all medication dosage forms including auxiliary labels for expiration and storage as required.
Responsible for the accurate and timely filling and delivery of patient-specific medications and ADC restocks.
Ability to troubleshoot ADC equipment (i.e.: failed drawers, inventory, outdates).
Ability to utilize technology in the pharmacy including, but not limited to CII Safe, Carousels, DoseEdge, WASP, MILT, RxVerify as needed for assigned duties.
Responsible for the preparation of non-sterile compounding and packaging:
Ability to accurately draw up oral syringes, compound oral suspensions and other duties as assigned.
Recognizes the regulations for repackaging medications and complies with all required labeling and documentation procedures for non-sterile compounding and packaging.
Responsible for answering phones, assisting caller with missing medication requests and any other technical duties as assigned.
Responsible for utilization of Epic for technical requests (i.e.: missing mediations, ADC out of stock and responding to in-basket messages)
Responsible for inventory, storage and supply maintenance of assigned areas.
Responsible for training and compliance with USP

Keywords: Rush Oak Park, Oak Park , Pharmacy Tech 3 Certified, Healthcare , Oak Park, Illinois

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