Pharmacy Technician Job

Full Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Job Number: 17009801

Facility: SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, 8 Hour Day

Hours: 9:30 am - 6PM

Description

Role Purpose:

Supports the overall positive patient experience by assuring medications are available. Under supervision by the pharmacists maintains proper operation of the automated dispensing system in addition to performing the duties of the pharmacy technician(packaging, preparing IV fluids, stocking of the nursing units).

Responsibilities:

    • Provides medication for our patients by filling the Unit Dose medication orders, and loading the automated dispensing units.
    • Provides safe IV compounds for our patients by preparing IV admixtures using sterile technique.
    • Assures an efficient IV room by stocking the IV preparation area with IV solutions and preparing for the next shift's utilization.
    • Prioritizes the delivery and pick-up of medications in a team- oriented manner with the pharmacist with whom they are working.
    • Assures supplies for other departments are safe by conducting monthly inspections of all areas where drugs are stored (in Pharmacy and other departments) replacing outdated or unusable medications.
    • Assures medications are available for patients by assisting, when needed, in inventory control (checking inventory, ordering, checking in orders).
    • Provides safe medications for our patients by packaging any medication needed and labeling the drug with a valid bar code.
    • Provides safe and secure narcotic dispensing to our patients by delivering and picking up returns of narcotic medication when needed.
    • All transactions are recorded accurately in Pyxis and CII safe where available.
    • Promotes a smooth running department by performing other duties as needed or assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, specialized training in Pharmacy technician skills (minimum 6 month course) preferred but not required.
  • Licensure as a Pharmacy Technician by the Missouri Board of Pharmacy
  • Oral and written communication skills to provide information to Physicians, Nursing, and the Pharmacy staff
  • Basic Computer and mathematics skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred but not required.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit, 190-bed inpatient and outpatient pediatric medical center in St. Louis, MO. We specialize in neonatology, cardiology, pediatric and fetal surgery, and cancer services. We care for children of all ages from St. Louis, Missouri, Illinois and from around the world. We also focus on the overall health of our communities in addition to the health of the children living in them.Our love for kids just keeps on growing!

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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