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Req. No

151096

Job Title

Pharmacy Technician I Certified

Market

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances

Category

Pharmacy

Facility

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Tyler

Address

800 East Dawson Street
Tyler, TX  75701
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Type

PRN

Pharmacy Technician I Certified Job in Tyler

Job Description

Summary:

All pharmacy technicians work under the direction of Clinical Pharmacists to provide pharmacy services with compassion, excellence, and efficiency.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Meets¬†expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.

Operational Duties and Responsibilities

    • Pharmacy Technicians perform ONLY non-judgmental technical duties under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
    • Prepares drug orders per physician request according to established policies, procedures, and protocols - Verifies computerized patient medication records accurately. Maintains, accurate, complete patient drug record. Compounds non-sterile pharmaceuticals. Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion.
    • Issues controlled substances to patient care areas and maintains records as required by law and institutional policies.
    • Verifies the daily activities of the department are complete and recorded.
    • Maintains competency required for current job title/position
    • Maintains current technician license. Ensures applicable CE records and licensure are maintained in department files. Attends staff meetings.
    • Completes all competency/skills assessment requirements.
    • Specialty area - Serves as the technician in specialty areas such as the operating room or pharmacy work areas outside the central pharmacy.
    • Ambulatory care - Provides ambulatory pharmaceutical care services as assigned such as but not limited to anticoagulation clinics, intensive medical home, transition of care, Discharge Medication reconciliation, etc.
    • Retail - Performs outpatient distributive functions related to entering prescriptions orders, selecting the correct medications for new and refilled prescription orders, and coordinates delivery of medications for patient pick-up or delivery.

Clinical Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensures safe, appropriate, cost-effective drug therapies for patients according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.
    • Reads, extracts, and interprets information in patient medical records accurately.
    • Detects and reports suspected adverse drug reactions accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Coordinates pharmacist drug education to patients and their families per institutional protocol.
    • Participates in the quality improvement and medication use review activities of the department. Collects data, conducts monitors and inspections, and maintains logs, records and other documentation as assigned.
    • Provides services efficiently and in a timely fashion

Occupational Hazards

    • Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances (including chemotherapeutic, cytotoxic drugs and cleaning solutions), sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp items.
    • Risk 0 exposure category.
    • Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.
    • Potential exposure to biologic material when participating in direct patient care activities (e.g., patient education, code attendance).

Requirements:

Education/Skills

    • Must be 18 years or older
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Registered Pharmacy Technician or Technician Trainee in the state of practice required

Experience

    • Pharmacy experience preferred

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

    • Pharmacy registration in the State of Texas
    • Certified pharmacy technician preferred

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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Pharmacy Technician I Certified