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OneHealth Birkdale Family Medicine Pharmacy Tech II

Huntersville, NC, United States
Job ID: 66571
Job Family: Pharmacy Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 5 Day work week - 8 hour shifts
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31031065933173-Family Medicine

Overview

FLSA Status: Nonexempt Original Date: Last Revision: March 2018 JOB SUMMARY: Provides technical and operational support to the pharmacist and technicians to ensure that patients receive comprehensive pharmaceutical care, appropriate to the age and severity of illness of the patient. Responsible for the procurement of pharmaceuticals and maintaining optimal inventory levels. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of a formal technician training program with one year of pharmacy experience or two years previous pharmacy technician experience preferred. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: PTCB technician certification (CPhT) required. North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration as a pharmacy technician required within 30 days of hire. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assists the pharmacist and other technicians in preparing and processing medication orders/prescriptions. 2. Assumes responsibility for inventory maintenance to ensure that quality in-date drug products and supplies are available when needed. 3. Provides pharmacy service to the patient care areas. 4. Shares responsibility with pharmacists and managers for oversight of activities in the areas. 5. Works cooperatively with others and directs daily workflow to optimize output. 6. Participates in the team approach to quality improvement to support the Pharmacy Department?s commitment to the philosophy and principles of Total Quality. 7. Maintains updated knowledge and skills and contributes to the education of others. 8. Serves as a mentor for new technicians. 9. Participates in planning processes by establishing personal goals to support quality improvement efforts and contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives. 10. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with Age Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served. 11. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills Ability to talk with patients/caregivers and others to obtain and provide information in a professional manner Leadership skills and ability Good organizational skills Strong emphasis on basic math skills Solid typing and computer skills including Word, Excel, etc. Demonstrates the ability to perform all duties of Technician I WORK ENVIRONMENT: Subject to many interruptions and fast-paced environment Moderate stress level Possible exposure to potentially hazardous and toxic substances Noise generated from telephones, computers/printers, robot, hoods, and oral communication Potential exposure to infections and contagious diseases Possible exposure to the risk of bloodborne pathogens and/or airborne pathogens Possible exposure to latex Possible exposure to cytotoxic (chemotherapeutic) agents Subject to changes in work schedules and areas to meet customer/department needs PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum