Pharmacy Technician 2 PRN Premium
Company: Our Lady of the Lake RMC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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.
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.
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
Minimum Requirements & Education
Experience-1 year Hospital Pharmacy experience; 6 months prior IV
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
Keywords: Our Lady of the Lake RMC, Baton Rouge , Pharmacy Technician 2 PRN Premium, Professions , Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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