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Pharmacy Technician 2 PRN Premium

Company: Our Lady of the Lake RMC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Pharmacy Technician 2, under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, assists with compounds and dispensing medical prescriptions and may be expected to perform some clerical duties relating to the department. The position is expected to receive and store incoming supplies, verify stock, and enter data into the computer to maintain inventory records, and is expected to meet state certifications. The position has mastered all Pharmacy Tech 1 requirements and has additional specialization requirements such as IV, Automation, Narcotics, etc., and requires familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, is expected to perform a variety of complicated tasks, and may lead and direct the work of others.
Job Duties
Workflow and Operations
Efficient preparation and transfers of sterile IV medications under the direction of a pharmacist and in compliance with current regulations and standards. Screen's patient medication orders for accuracy, resolves questions in consultation with licensed Pharmacist. Accurately collects and enters data into the computer, assists the Pharmacist with filling, compounding, and dispensing patient specific doses, processes patient charges and credits in a timely and efficient manner according to established procedures. Accurately fills or stocks carousels, automated dispensing devices, procedure carts, kits, and shelves; accurately delivers medication to the appropriate patient care areas.; accurately reviews inventory for facility needs and places orders as needed.
Screen's patient medication orders for accuracy, resolves questions in consultation with licensed Pharmacist. Ensures workflow follows established departmental standard operating procedures, and all relevant regulatory compliance guidelines (Joint Commission, DEA, Board of Pharmacy).
Training and Education
Obtain and maintain up to date knowledge and competencies in IV functions based on USP 797. Demonstrate an understanding of USP 797/800 standards and proper aseptic technique.
Demonstrate expertise in the assigned area by assisting with the development of training materials for initial and ongoing training for pharmacy personnel in designated areas. Provides needed guidance and leadership to team members to ensure operational excellence in designated areas. Serves as a trainer for new and existing pharmacy technician personnel students in job specific functions. This includes but is not limited to, timely completion of competencies, required CE, and training documentation.
Automation Maintenance
Utilization IV Workflow system to perform activities to ensure patient safety and accuracy of documentation. Operates pharmacy automation systems in accordance with department SOPs including, but not limited to Baxa ExactaMix 2400 Compounder and Baxa Repeater Pump. Ability to use Microsoft Office products, fax and copy machines and other office equipment as necessary.
Complete routine review of assigned optimization reports from area specific pharmacy technology, and reports findings to designated department leaders. Perform routine quality assurance audits and record keeping ensuring that automation operations are in compliance with relevant regulations including but not limited to DEA, USP 797, Joint Commission, and department standard operating procedures.
Minimum Requirements & Education
Experience-1 year Hospital Pharmacy experience; 6 months prior IV room experience
Education- -High School diploma or equivalent
Special Skills-Passed Gloved Fingertip Samples and Media Fills Completion & maintenance of IV Room competencies and educational requirements Working knowledge of USP 797/800 regulations and aseptic technique practices.
License- -Successful passing of the National Pharmacy Technician exam and State Pharmacy Certification
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Keywords: Our Lady of the Lake RMC, Baton Rouge , Pharmacy Technician 2 PRN Premium, Professions , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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