Certified Pharmacy Technician - Pavilion for Women (7a - 3:30p) Part Time

 
Position: Certified Pharmacy Technician - Pavilion for Women (7a - 3:30p) Part Time

Job ID: 151577

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Pharmacy Services

Talent Area: Pharmacy

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3:30p / Part Time

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Certified Pharmacy Technician– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll assist the pharmacist in the preparation, filling, and delivery of medications, and other tasks associated with dispensing. This role requires someone with excellent knowledge of current hospital and departmental standards for the handling of pharmaceuticals.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • 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
  • Pulls the correct medication required to fill prescriptions and orders as verified by the pharmacist and as documented by a lack of dispensing errors
  • Legibly initials all doses and obtains pharmacist initial/final checks
  • Ensures medications/prescriptions are checked by a pharmacist before distribution
  • Follows aseptic technique and infection control in the preparation of sterile products
  • Completes annual re-certification and scores at least 90% on the aseptic technique/infection control skills and written exam as documented by a qualified observer
  • Assigns dilution and expiration dating labels to medications according to department standards
  • Ensures communication of extemporaneously compounded ambulatory prescriptions is relayed to compounding & repackaging area
  • Ensures medications/prescriptions are processed and delivered within department timeframe standards
  • Maintains adequate stock of medications/supplies and follows procedures established for stock replacement
  • 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 pickup reminders to increase patient compliance
  • Answers the phone within departmental standards and limits personal phone calls so as to not interfere with patient care or operations
  • Maintains patient confidentiality as documented by lack of complaints and observation by manager
  • Demonstrates initiative when opportunities are presented as evidenced by successful completion of projects


Qualifications:

  • Registration with the State Board of Pharmacy to work as a technician in Texas
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPht) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Knowledge of current hospital and departmental standards for the handling of pharmaceuticals
  • Strong math, reading, communication, and computer skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to operate equipment used in the preparation of sterile products
  • Two years of pharmacy technician experience and IV certification highly preferred


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