St Anthony Regional Hospital Pharmacy Technician in Carroll, Iowa
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Job Location:St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401Department:Pharamcy
Employment Type:Full-TimeJob Description
SUMMARY A certified healthcare employee who performs under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist to assist in the daily tasks of the Pharmacy operation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Fills inpatient, interdepartmental and rural clinic orders.
Answers and triages phone calls.
Processes and fills employee prescriptions.
Performs accurate and timely inpatient 24-hour unit dose and IV piggyback fill.
Prepackages medications; prepares extemporaneous doses.
Assures adequate inventory and supplies for successful pharmacy operations.
Accurately restocks EMS “crash” meds and assures availability of crash boxes.
Performs accurate and timely Diebold MedSelect fill based upon “Below Minimum” reports and Pharmacist’s check off.
Maintains cleanliness of department including IV Room.
Maintains and assures accuracy of drug charges, including pricing and debit/credits. .
Performs accurate and timely monthly drug storage area and narcotic inventory.
Receives and stores incoming supplies, verifying invoices against shipment and rectifying any discrepancies.
Assists in daily general clean up and maintenance of supplies.
Provides general assistance to Pharmacists.
Completes all other duties as assigned.
Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.
Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma; nationally certified within 12 months.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, families and other employees or the organization.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.