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Pharmacy Technician
Part-Time, Days / Evenings, Benefit Eligible - 2 shifts one week, 1 shift the following week and every other weekend
Sellersville, PA 18960

There's a new era of wellness ahead, and we no longer think about treating our bodies only when we're sick but nurturing our bodies when we are well, so we can stay in a perpetual state of good health. Grand View Health is leading the way to this new era with investments in technology, facilities, partnerships and, most importantly, compassionate and exceptional talent. Located in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness.
 

Responsibilities

The Pharmacy Technician, under close supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, assists the Pharmacist in routine daily procedures and related pharmaceutical activities. The Pharmacy Technician helps prepare and distribute medicines to patients. The Pharmacy Technician uses technology to help maintain accurate patient records, prepare and package medications, and place orders.

Essential Functions:
  • Fills medication orders accurately to be checked by a Pharmacist so medications can be delivered in a timely manner.
  • Maintains flow of unit-dose drug distribution by obtaining the cart fill list, starting the robot, picking medication from the MedCarousel, and exchanging the medication carts.
  • Makes hourly rounds, when necessary, to deliver medications to the nursing units.
  • Enters Pharmacy charges into the computer to achieve up-to-date billing.
  • Performs unit dose packaging duties to maintain inventory and to ensure proper identification of medications is achieved and the unit dose drug distribution system is intact.
  • Prepares oral syringes, labeling and completing paperwork as required.
  • Works as the IV Room Technician, assisting the Pharmacist in the preparation and dispensing of IV solutions. Demonstrates proficiency by culture samples being negative. Refer to IV Room Technician job description.
  • Reviews and fills floor stock requisitions in an accurate and timely manner in order to have timely delivery to the units.
  • Replaces used medications from emergency kits and Code 9 trays, ensuring all drugs are in date and the correct inventory is present.
  • Assists the Pharmacist by counting the medication, attaching the labels to the vials and the receipt to the bag. Attaches a copy of the label to the prescription with the fill date noted.
  • Checks pick-up bins monthly for prescriptions that have been waiting for a month or longer. Works with the Pharmacist to properly document the return to stock of these items.
  • Restocks automated dispensing machines as required. Performs outdate checks as scheduled.

Schedule:
This is a part-time position. The position will be two shifts one week, one the second week and every other weekend.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum high school diploma/GED required.
  • Over 6 months to 1 year of experience as hospital Pharmacy Technician preferred.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Pharmacy Technician, certified upon hire, preferred.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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