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Pharmacy Technician - FT - Varies

Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Position at DHR Health
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Job Description:
Pharmacy Technician
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Formulated: -
03/2021
Department:
Pharmacy
Reviewed by Senior Human Resources Business Partner:
03/2021
Reports To:
Pharmacy Supervisor
Approved by Director of Human Resources:
(Date Approved)
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EMPLOYEE'S FULL NAME: ________________________
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FLSA STATUS:? Exempt? Non-Exempt
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MISSION STATEMENT:
Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.
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VISION:
Our Vision is to create a world-class health system to advance medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge, innovation, integrated care and excellence.
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POSITION SUMMARY:
Perform under supervision a variety of technical duties related to the preparing and dispensing of drugs according to standard procedure.
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POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:
? - - - - - - Completed all continuing education requirements
? - - - - - - High school diploma or equivalent
? - - - - - - Graduate of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred
? - - - - - - Texas State Board of Pharmacy certification required.
? - - - - - - Must be able to be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.
? - - - - - - Good written and verbal communication skills required.
? - - - - - - Ability to read, write and speak English
? - - - - - - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of nursing, administration, and physicians
? - - - - - - Prefer hospital experience
JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE -:
? - - - - - - One (1) year experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy strongly preferred
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POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
? - - - - - - Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. - Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practice
? - - - - - - Fill physician orders/prescriptions, medication carts, or stock requisitions.
? - - - - - - Deliver medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas.
? - - - - - - Answer telephones and directs calls to appropriate personnel.
? - - - - - - Enter charges and credits for patient medications.
? - - - - - - Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer system.
? - - - - - - Provide technical support for automated equipment (Automated Dispensing Units).
? - - - - - - Maintain logs, records and other required documentation. File documentation in the appropriate location.
? - - - - - - Complete and document all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs. Monitor assigned quality improvement indicators of individual or departmental performance. Stock medications and supplies; package medications as required for dispensing.
? - - - - - - Prepare intravenous admixtures or other sterile products (including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition).
? - - - - - - Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
? - - - - - - Keeps pharmacy equipment clean
? - - - - - - Keeps pharmacy areas clean, neat, and well organized
? - - - - - - Other duties as assigned
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LINES OF REPSONSIBILITES:
(Chain-of-command)
Pharmacy Supervisor - ?2. - Clinical Pharmacist - - - - ? - - 2. Vice President of Pharmacy
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CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Provide excellent customer service to all DHR customers. All employees are required to attend the DHR C.A.R.E.S program which outlines the Customer Service Principals including: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence through Knowledge and Safety & Social Conscience.
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AGE SPECIFIC:
Employees must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned unit. - The individual must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to his or her age. - -
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: (ADA): -
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A.Essential Duties:Indicated by bold print within performance standards, preceding individual numbered criteria.
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The following table provides physical requirements that will be associated with, but not limited to, this position: - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Light/moderate lifting up to 30 lbs, from the floor to shoulder height. -
Yes
Kneeling
Yes
Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 30 lbs.
Yes
Walking
Yes
Light/moderate carrying up to 30 lbs.
Yes
Standing/Squatting
Yes
Straight pulling
Yes
Sitting
Yes
Pulling hand over hand
Yes
Pushing
Yes
Repeated bending
Yes
Stooping/Bending
Yes
Reaching above shoulder
Yes
Climbing Stairs
Yes
Simple grasping
Yes
Climbing Ladders
No
Dual simultaneous grasping
Yes
Depth Perceptions needed
Yes
Ability to see
Yes
Identify Colors
Yes
Operating office equipment
Yes
Twisting
Yes
Operating mechanical equipment
Yes
Crawling
No
Ability to read and write
Yes
Ability to Count
Yes
Ability to hear verbal communication without aid
Yes
Operating Personal Vehicle
Yes
Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication
Yes
Other: - Ability to deal with stress
Yes
OSHA Category
III
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B.Working Conditions: - The individual spends over 95% of his/her time in an air-conditioned environment with varying exposures to noise. There is protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. - The position does have low exposure to malodorous, infectious body fluids from patients and some minimal exposure to noxious smells from cleansing agents. -
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C.Occupational Exposure: - This position has minimal to no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and is an OSHA Category III (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). - Person who performs these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical care or first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other way. - - - -
D.Aptitudes:HIGH123456LOW
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Intelligence: - General learning ability: - The ability to "catch on" or understand instructions and underlying principles. - Ability to reason and make judgments. 3
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Verbal:Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated with them, and to use them effectively. - To comprehend language, to understand relationships between words, and to understand meanings of whole sentences and paragraphs. To present information or ideas clearly. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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Numerical:Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately. - - 2
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Spatial:Ability to comprehend forms in space and understands relationships of plane and solid objects. - Frequently described as the ability to "visualize" objects or two or three dimensions, or to think visually of geometric forms. - 2
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Form Perception:Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects or in pictorial or graphic material to make visual comparisons and discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures and widths and lengths of lines. - - 3
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Clerical Perception:Ability to receive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material. To observe differences in copy, to proofread words and numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in arithmetic computation. 2
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Motor Coordination: - Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed. Ability to make a movement response accurately and quickly. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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Finger Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. - To work with fingers in placing and turning motions. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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Manual Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. - To work with hands in placing and turning motions. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination:Ability to move the hand and foot coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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Color Discrimination:Ability to perceive and respond to similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of the same or different color. - To identify a particular color, or to recognize harmonious or contrasting color combinations, or to match color adequately. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
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