Legacy Health

Pharmacy Technician

Job Location Salmon Creek Medical Ctr campus
Position Status On-Call (10% Differential and Min Shift Availability Required)
Requisition ID
19-11140
City
Vancouver
State/Province
WA
Department
Pharmacy
Avg Hours Per Week
0
FTE
0.00
Pay Range
USD $19.29/Hr. - USD $27.58/Hr.
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Shift Differentials
Eves $1.25/hr, Nts $2.50/hr
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Variable schedule, with weekends/holidays

Overview

With the right medicine at the right time, our patients have the opportunity to heal, improve or recover. That’s why Pharmacy Services is an important element in the Legacy mission to make life better for everyone. If you are a Pharmacy Tech who shares our passion, you might be a great fit for this role.

 

The Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, Staff Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician Lead to support the operations of the Pharmacy Services; prepares ancillary supply orders for shipment to patients; performs IV admixtures under supervision of the Pharmacist; maintains the clean-room and anteroom; and participates in Quality Control and Quality Improvement activities.

 

Responsibilities

 

COMMUNICATION:  Effective, open, respectful; appropriate information, verbal or written, is effectively transmitted to customers/co-workers.

Meets established hospitality standards.

Communicates accurately, effectively and in a respectful manner.

Strives to consistently meet customer expectations.

Responds to customer information requests promptly.

Enters medications and supplies in the computer in a timely and accurate manner to generate labels and billing information.

Prepares accurate reports within specified timelines.

Demonstrates accurate verbal and written communication.

Adheres to established channels of communication.

Follows policies and procedures related to communications.

 

PRODUCTIVITY:  Accurate and efficient services result from prioritizing workload, maintaining organization, and by coordination of activities with other team members.

Consistently meets department timelines for completion of activities related to position.

Manages workload effectively.

Sets priorities appropriately.

Keeps pharmaceutical inventory current including solutions, additives, ab, medications, cassettes and IV room supplies.

Prepares IV admixtures to meet specific timelines.

Assembles patient supply orders permitting delivery within required timelines.

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCE:  Consistently high quality outcomes are achieved by adherence to established policies and procedures, and application of knowledge and technical skills.  Successful completion of Pharmacy Services defined competencies is required.

Demonstrates understanding of and complies with policies and procedures.

Demonstrates knowledge of ancillary supplies.

Utilizes and maintains equipment appropriately including AMDS and CII safe).

Keeps up to date records of patients’ IV medication needs and helps coordinate delivery of medication per protocol.

Completes training/orientation.

Completes initial and maintains on-going certification for IV admixture and working in clean room. 

Demonstrates required knowledge of computer system and competent use.

Maintains up-to-date knowledge of policies and procedures.

Develops knowledge and competent use of required equipment.

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA)/QUALITY CONTROL (QC)/CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (CQI):  QA, QC and CQI activities are supported so that internal and external customer needs are met.

Understands and can verbalize Legacy Health System (LHS) CQI principles.

Identifies and meets customers’ needs consistently.

Participates in operating unit and LHS CQI efforts.

Maintains required QC documentation.

Utilizes risk management reporting tools appropriately and as required.

Follows established policies and procedures.

 

FACILITIES:  Maintenance of the work environment and equipment is performed to produce safe and effective products, efficient services and enhance the quality of work-life.

Follows established policies and procedures.

Maintains refrigerator temperature log per protocol.

Maintains equipment according to schedule.

Maintains QC incubator temperature log, if applicable.

Cleans sterile products preparation area daily to maintain integrity of sterile products environment.

Documents maintenance as required.

Maintains orderly work environment.

 

Qualifications

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

 

Experience:

Prior pharmacy tech/clerk experience or current pharmacy tech student or program graduate preferred.  IV Admixture experience preferred.  Basic familiarity with computers preferred.  Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

 

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

 

 

 

 

Licensure

Current applicable state Pharmacy Technician Licensure required prior to date of hire and maintained thereafter. 

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