PeaceHealth is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a Part Time position in Vancouver, WA!
Hourly compensation starts at $18.87, more depending on experience.
***We are currently offering a $750 Sign on Bonus***
Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, this position is responsible for performing supportive clerical and technical tasks to assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care. Accuracy, reliability, and excellent customer service skills are the cornerstone of the pharmacy technician expectations. May perform receiving and stores clerk functions.
Details of the position:
-Enter inpatient orders/prescriptions into the computer and prepare labels for medications to be checked by the pharmacist.
-Answer telephones when appropriate and with in legal guidelines and direct calls to appropriate personnel.
-Inspects medications for outdates in patient care area Pyxis stations on a quarterly basis.
-Prepares IVs, PCAs, Epidurals and labels all IV products. Prepares chemotherapeutic intravenous medications as requested.
-Packages drugs into unit dose packaging and maintains packaging records.
-Reconstitutes medication by adding a specific quantity of distilled water requiring no calculation.
-Run fill lists and prepares medications for Cubies or Pyxis stations.
-Delivers medications and IVs to patient care areas. Delivers controlled substances to patient care areas, takes controlled substance physical inventories and reconciles controlled substance inventory counts.
-Data enters patient charges and credits.
-Check in the order, processes invoices, credits and backorders. Restocks medication on the shelves as needed and, if needed, purchases medication from suppliers.
-Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
What you bring:
– High school diploma or equivalent preferred. (See section below for varied requirements by state.)
– Minimum of one year’s experience in hospital pharmacy utilizing unit dose, IV admixtures, and pharmacy computer systems preferred.
– Demonstrated customer service skills.
– Graduation from, or completion of, a Pharmacy Commission-approved technician training program.
– For initial licensure, must show proof of passing a board-approved national standardized Pharmacy Technician Certification exam.
– Currently licensed as a Pharmacy Technician by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.
For a full description or for questions, contact Rhiannon, RRussell@peacehealth.org
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.
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compensation: $18.87 per hour
employment type: employee's choice
job title: Pharmacy Technician