HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician PRN in Macon, Georgia
Coliseum Medical Centersis a 310 bed facility offering a 24-hour emergency room with specialized pediatric care, inpatient and outpatient surgery options, rehabilitation programs, behavioral health and diagnostic services. In addition, CMC’s breadth of care options includes specialty facilities such as the Coliseum Heart Institute, an advanced cardiac center offering all services from non-invasive cardiology to open heart surgery, Coliseum Rehabilitation Center, Coliseum Robotics Institute, Coliseum Cancer Institute, and the Family Ties Birthing Center (which includes a level III neonatal nursery). Additionally, the Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health, located on the campus of Coliseum Medical Centers, provides treatment to adults with psychiatric and addiction issues. The services provided include inpatient and outpatient programs, as well as a specialty program for senior adults.
ThePharmacy Technicianis responsible for accurately performing all basic Pharmacy Technician functions in a timely manner.
Essential Duties: * Identifies critical issues, prioritize workload and communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner * Completes all education requirements and/or other activities needed to maintain competency Interacts in person and by phone with hospital personnel politely and appropriately. * Accurately maintains required documentation logs * Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements * Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization * Accurately performs audits (i.e. anesthesia, overrides, billing, etc.) as assigned * Performs quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned * Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned * Performs administrative billing functions * Completes OR charges in a timely manner as assigned * Assists the pharmacists in clinical reviews as assigned (i.e. medication reconciliation, triaging reports, etc). * Accurately performs required calculations * Accurately and safely compounds and label medications and parenteral admixtures * Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding * Compliant with all USP 797 daily/monthly requirements (i.e. Cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.) * Always obtains a final check from the pharmacist before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication * Prepares all work records needed for day at their designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and Discharges Lists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports before they are dispensed to the patient care areas * Compounds chemotherapy preparation per established protocol * Accurately transports medications and other pharmacy supplies in a timely manner to appropriate areas Accurately fills orders in the pharmacy * Process medication returns and restocking to the pharmacy * Proficient in automated dispensing systems * Performing daily ADC routines as assigned (i.e. restocks, outdates, discrepancy resolution, loading and unloading, etc.) * Troubleshoots ADC issues. (i.e. orders not coming across, drawer failures, medication jams, communication failures, etc.) * Able to reconfigure Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC). * Able to perform ADC build and set up functions * Under direction will adjust medication Min & Max * Utilizes the Medications Not Loaded report to load appropriate Medications in ADC * Under direction will perform ADC expiration Audits * Narcotic Discrepancy Audits – Investigates Discrepancies to determine if true discrepancy and completes Audit sheets and/or incidence reports as appropriate. * Monitor ADT activities and communicate any problems to appropriate individual * Accurately packages and prepares medications for dispensing as assigned * Appropriately and timely notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of products that need to be reordered. * Complies with ongoing processes to monitor outdates as per policy and procedures * Performs receiving and check in of medication/supply orders as defined in policy and notifies the pharmacy inventory manager of any shortages, overages or product damage. * Manages drug supplies in a cost effective manner and identifies opportunities to minimize waste. * Practice and adhere to the “ Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” * Perform other duties as assigned
EDUCATION: * A High School Diploma or equivalent is required * Completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program (Diploma) is required LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * A Pharmacy Technician license in good standing with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy required * National Certification (CPhT/PTCB) is required EXPERIENCE: * * Hospital Pharmacy experience is preferred *SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: * Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs * Basic computer skills * Problem solving ability and analytical thinking required * Communication – Able to communicate (verbal and written) clearly and effectively to other health care providers including pharmacists, physicians and nurses. Fosters team environment by providing clinical education, support, training to staff members * Customer orientation – Establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations. Able to work with diverse work force * Policies and Procedures – Articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems * Take responsibility for own work output SHIFT: * True PRN opening - no hours/shifts guaranteed - please list any/all shifts you are available to work during application process
Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech
Title: Pharmacy Technician PRN
Location: Georgia-Macon-Coliseum Medical Centers - Macon
Requisition ID: 08158-10200