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Pharmacy Tech

Company: Orchard Hospital
Location: Gridley
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Pharmacy Technician, under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist and in collaboration with the provider and other healthcare team members, performs technical support functions in the Pharmacy Department to ensure effective innovative and cost-efficient pharmacy services and supports Orchard Hospital's core mission to provide clinically excellent patient care. Salary Range: $18.00 - 26.22 DOE Qualifications:+ High School graduate or equivalent.+ Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician Program.+ California Pharmacy Technician License/Certification current and in good standing.+ Current BLS Certificate.+ One Year of hospital/healthcare pharmacy experience preferred. Job Requirements: + Supports departmental operation during assigned shift to maintain department and organizational quality metrics, purchasing and inventory, performance improvement, and pillar goals; at all times maintaining appropriate knowledge and compliance with confidentiality standards. Utilizes problem solving skills to adhere to organizational regulations, accreditation, policies and procedures at all times; keeping pharmacist informed of department activities. + Assists in maintaining and properly storing an adequate inventory of pharmacy items, floor stock, automated dispensing units, rotates and monitors stock and expiration dates. Processes orders with wholesalers and manufacturers. Performs monthly nursing unit and pharmacy inspections, responds timely to requests/recommendations from clinical staff and providers, maintaining a clean pharmacy and work area. Accurately fills unit dose medications and prep according to orders and under pharmacist's supervision. Perform repackaging as indicated + Enters and maintain as appropriate: orders and medication database to support pharmacy and electronic health records in all nursing units supported - ED, SNF, Acute, Surgical, and RHC. + Supports pharmacy quality initiatives - assisting with and collecting monthly statistical information and supports regulatory standards (e.g. OSHA, and other state / federal agencies); Medication Error Reduction Program (MERP), 340B, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P) Committee, Safety and Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship. + Demonstrates proficiency navigating through Orchard Hospital Health Information Systems (HIS) including Emergency Department, Acute Care and Clinic Electronic Records as indicated, Omnicell, ELearning, and Orchard Hospital Policies and Procedures. + Demonstrates effective communication with members of the health care team to achieve desired outcomes; Supports department wide maintenance of a strong culture of patient and staff safety with balanced accountability. Attends and participates in all required in-service training and mandatory meetings (including department staff meetings). Orchard Hospital complies with the California State Public Health Officer Order dated August 5, 2021, which requires all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. Some workers may be exempt from this requirement due to religious beliefs or a qualified medical reason. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon valid documentation of complete vaccination OR a qualifying exemption. Please contact Human Resources for additional information.

Keywords: Orchard Hospital, Chico , Pharmacy Tech, Healthcare , Gridley, California

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