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We are searching for a Pharmacy Technician - Certified (Pharmacy Support Services) - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll assist the pharmacist in the preparation, filling, and delivery of medications, and other tasks associated with dispensing.
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•Processes prescriptions/medication orders
•Assists the pharmacist in ensuring the appropriateness of medication doses by obtaining and entering patient information at the prescription intake window including weight, allergies, and other medications
•Performs cashiering according to policy and procedure as evidenced by lack of over/short; pulls overdue prescriptions for credit
•Assists the pharmacists in ensuring patients receive correct written medication information on all new prescriptions
•Understands legal limitations of technicians when performing duties and refers situations requiring professional judgment to a pharmacist
•Follows proper medication preparation and compounding procedures
•Follows aseptic technique and infection control in the preparation of sterile products
•Assigns dilution and expiration dating labels to medications according to department standards
•Works to ensure the smooth running of the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
•Ensures medications/prescriptions are processed and delivered within department time frame
•Maintains adequate stock of medications and supplies
•Ensures an environment that is clean, neat, and organized according to departmental standards
•Completes and properly documents Daily and Monthly Activity checklists including expired drug checking, cleaning assignments, area inspections, and ordering supplies and forms
•Ensures counseling refusals are properly documented
•Performs and documents medication refill and pick-up reminders to increase patient compliance
•Communicates well with others
•Performs other essential functions
•Registration with the State Board of Pharmacy to work as a technician in Texas
•Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
•Two years of pharmacy technician experience preferred
•Bilingual Spanish Highly preferred