Pharmacy Technician Inpatient-Day Shift 1.0 FTE – Valley Medical Center – Renton, WA

  • Pharmacy Technician Inpatient-Day Shift 1.0 FTE
  • 2022-0906
  • VMC Main Campus
  • Pharmacy
  • Days
  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Renton, WA

Job Description:

VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER

Job Description

Pharmacy Department

The position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet the changing needs of the organization.

TITLE: Clinical Support Partner – Pharmacy Technician I (Inpatient)

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for supporting the pharmacists in their duties by providing technical assistance in accordance with department policy and Washington State Law. He/she maintains close working communication with pharmacists and pharmacy coordinators and manager regarding the various department programs. He/she facilitates departmental and hospital programs being carried out in accordance with regulatory agency requirements.

ROLE: See job description for Clinical Support Partner for generic job duties.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Hospital Pharmacy

HOURS OF WORK: Variable to accommodate pharmacy needs

RESPONSIBLE TO: Pharmacy Operations Manager

PREREQUISITES;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Hospital experience with I.V. admixture, unit dose, automated dispensing cabinets, and computers preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion, with good public relations and proper patient management skills, and the ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with fellow employees.

  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office programs, Epic, Pyxis, and other pharmacy computer systems. Requires frequent use of data entry keying into the computer.

UNIQUE PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS. ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Generic Job Functions: See Generic Job Description/or Clinical Support Partner

B. Unique Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the provision of technical support of drug distribution services for all hospital patients and selected outpatients.

  • Preparation of parenteral medications and solutions including hazardous drugs.

  • Fill medication floor stocks, intravenous solutions, and other medications by restocking Pyxis machines.

  • Completes assigned competency assessments.

  • Completes unit and pharmacy-area inspections, including removing outdated medications from inventory and ensuring security of medication storage areas.

  • Responsible for maintaining basic knowledge of current medications.

  • Responsible for deliveries of medications throughout the hospital and outlying areas.

  • Responsible for ensuing medications, intravenous solutions, and supplies are restocked and rotated by the end of each shift in the areas worked.

  • Provides assistance to nurses and other patient care staff on issues regarding pharmacy services.

  • Completes additional responsibilities/projects when assigned by manager, coordinators, or pharmacists.

Job Qualifications:

PREREQUISITES;

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Hospital experience with I.V. admixture, unit dose, automated dispensing cabinets, and computers preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion, with good public relations and proper patient management skills, and the ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships with fellow employees.

  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office programs, Epic, Pyxis, and other pharmacy computer systems. Requires frequent use of data entry keying into the computer.

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