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McLeod Health CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - Cert (28) / 3rd shift 8:30pm to 7:00am / 7 days on 7 days off in Florence, South Carolina

CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - Cert (28) / 3rd shift 8:30pm to 7:00am / 7 days on 7 days off

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Job Description

  • Job responsibilities include those listed in competency document.

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Exhibits and conveys the message of the Service Excellence Standards, Value of Caring, Value of the Person, Value of Quality, and Value of Integrity in every interaction.

  • Able to maintain and troubleshoot pharmacy printers, copier, and fax machine (change paper and ink/ribbon, reset printers, etc.)

  • Understands the components of the Patient Medication Profile and uses this information for problem resolution.

  • Understands the functions of pharmacy software and is able to assist in resolving medication-related issues.

  • Uses computer system to maintain accuracy of medication accuracy of medication charges, charging for dispensed medications and crediting medications that are returned to the pharmacy. Enters correct date of service for all charges/credits.

  • Assist the Pharmacist in the Operation of the Inpatient Drug Distribution System.

  • Delivery/Security of Medications including refilling ADCs and entering correct expiration date.

  • Works well with others and as a part of a team.

  • Maintains Organization and Cleanliness of Work Environment.

  • Knows medications on audit high risk medication list and always refers these meds to a pharmacist for checking per pharmacy protocol.

  • Utilizes pharmacy technology to compound, prepack and barcode medications for dispensing to patients.

  • Accurately and securely pulls and refills controlled substances.

  • Uses sterile technique and follows current USP guidelines and procedures for preparing IV admixtures, including hazardous drugs upon proper training.

  • Technician Checking: SC State Certified Technicians Only

  • Accurately checks authorized medications pulled by other technicians for refill of automated dispensing cabinets or refill of patient medication orders via daily cart fill.

  • Accurately checks authorized premixed IVs and mini-bag plus medications pulled by other technicians for refill of patient IV orders via IV batch processing.

  • Demonstrates accuracy on technician checking competency.

Required Skills

The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician performs technical, specialized duties. The Pharmacy Technician does not perform duties that require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. The Pharmacy Technician assists the Staff Pharmacist in the technical and mechanical (non-professional) duties of all distribution systems. The Pharmacy Technician must have the ability to distinguish routine functions from those requiring the professional judgment of a pharmacist; have the ability to initiate tasks/problem solving, organize and complete work without direct supervision.

Work ScheduleFull time 72 hours biweekly; 7 days on 7 days off; shifts are from 8:30pm to 7:00am

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education: South Carolina Pharmacy Technician Registration and State of South Carolina & National Certification

Department Description Inpatient Pharmacy - Provides 24-hour clinical and distributive Pharmacy services for our inpatient population. Use of a decentralized pharmacy model facilitates close collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals, emphasizing the concept of pharmaceutical care.

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

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Physical Address

McLeod Tower, 555 East Cheves Street