Pharmacy Technician II - Omaha (FT Days, 40 hrs)
Company: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Job Title: Pharmacy Technician II
Job Code: 550048
Immediate Supervisor: Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacy Operations
At Madonna, we combine heartfelt hospitality with incomparable
innovation and education. Our clinical expertise, world-class
research and state of the art equipment empower us to help all
patients, even those whose diagnoses pose the most complex
challenges. Our investment in the exceptional talent,
groundbreaking technology and progressive treatments is changing
the face of rehabilitation!
Other hospitals treat patients, we change lives! Madonna Miracles
and breakthrough moments happen every day; when patients who could
not previously walk or speak independently, joyfully celebrate when
they hear: ------Now You Can!------
We are excited about the opportunity to partner with individuals
who wish to enter health care! Now is the opportunity to be a part
of something meaningful!
DEPARTMENT FUNCTION/JOB OVERVIEW
This position functions under the direct supervision of the
Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacy Operations Supervisor and in
collaboration with Staff Pharmacists to execute the general overall
operations of the department and system. This is a multi-faceted,
demanding role, requiring a complete understanding of departmental
and system work functions associated with drug procurement,
distribution, compounding, intravenous admixture, and computerized
services. With collaboration, mentorship, and guidance of
registered pharmacists, performs all technical functions required
for packaging, labeling, charging, preparing, compounding, computer
input and delivering of medications and intravenous fluids
according to established operational definitions of the department
and facility, based on requirements of the Nebraska Board of
Pharmacy. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner
following organizational policies, processes, protocols and
procedures . Responsible for quality service delivery and
internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole,
including upholding the mission and values for the department and
- Compile and document patient data to assist with billing
procedures and the updating of medication administration records
- Compile patient data to insure departmental compliance with
state and federal regulations in the day-to-day activities of the
department, including clerical maintenance of patient profiles and
records, and compilation of patient monitoring criteria to assist
in assuring safe medication delivery.
- Compile and compare data to assist with inventory maintenance
including daily inventory re-order functions and fiscal year-end
inventory process. (PEOPLE)
- Communicate (speak) respectfully and with compassion to
patients, staff, students and the public.
- Communicate (speak) to patients, staff, students, public via
telephone calls/messages, referring calls/messages to appropriate
person(s) with accuracy and timeliness. Perform problem-solving
concerning telephone calls via prioritization with appropriate
- Communicate (speak) to patients and/or their families making
verbal offer of counseling on behalf of the pharmacist, if
- Promote the role of pharmacy as a necessary and contributing
member of the health care team through representation of the
department in a prestigious and professional manner.
- Follow instruction from supervisor to perform other functions
as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department.
- Set up and operate equipment pertinent to the aseptic admixture
of intravenous preparations (large volume IV's with additives,
piggybacks, TPN solutions) including the laminar flow hood and
biological safety cabinet.
- Set up and operate departmental office equipment, including
calculator, fax machine, personal computer and printer.
- Set up medication as prescribed by the licensed independent
practitioner utilizing packaging system specific to each nursing
area. This process may involve clerical interpretation of physician
order, ability to calculate by ratio or proportion and knowledge of
metric/standard measurement conversions.
- Handle inventory insuring accurate, timely dispensing of
medications as prescribed by physician.
- Handle inventory through delivery of filled medication
orders/prescriptions to nursing areas with retrieval of information
concerning licensed independent practitioner orders and refill
requests from nursing areas.
- Handle inventory through delivery, exchange and retrieval of
maintenance unit dose fill to and from nursing area according to
cycle specific to the area.
- Handle inventory through the use of Automated Dispensing
- Handle inventory insuring proper storage and placement on
shelves on nursing units of stock pharmacy items.
- Maintain and ensure a safe environment for the department.
Handle and operate all necessary equipment and perform required
duties according to established safety standards to maintain
compliance with regulations and prevent injury.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Light work - occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds. Walking or
standing to a significant degree. Ability to constantly move from
standing, sitting and vice versa to fill orders, make deliveries
through facility. Ability to handle assembling and puncturing of
IV's, large volume IV's, IVPB's, TPN's and compounding of such.
Ability to handle kneeling, crouching, stooping, reaching when
retrieving, filling, delivering and preparing medications. Ability
to operate, handle and functionally perform the computer
Indoor work - not exposed to outside elements. There is occasional
potential for exposure to chemical/biological materials requiring
special handling (handling chemotherapeutic medications and other
chemicals). Requires sufficient sight to see and read reports and
computer screen. Requires sufficient hearing and speaking to
communicate by phone or in person.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)
Education: High School graduate or equivalent
Licensure: Must be registered by the State of Nebraska as a
Pharmacy Technician or eligible for immediate registration prior to
start date. CPHT Certification required, or must obtain within 1
year from the date of Pharmacy Technician registration from the
State of Nebraska. Successful completion of standardized
departmental IV admixture training or demonstrated proficiency
required. OR Currently enrolled in an ACPE (Accreditation Council
for Pharmacy Education) accredited School of Pharmacy in a Doctor
of Pharmacy program.
Licensure: Must be registered by the State of Nebraska as a
Pharmacy Intern or eligible for immediate registration prior to
Experience: One year experience in hospital pharmacy setting with
experience in IV admixture, unit dose system, and computer
Background checks are conducted. When specific authorization forms
are requested so that full background and history can be obtained,
employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Madonna is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOW YOU CAN:
Turn your work into your life------s mission. See first-hand impact
on members and their families. Learn new skills and advance your
career. Love your job and your team. Go home at the end of the day
knowing that you have made a difference!
EXAMPLES OF HOPE & HEALING - FACEBOOK:
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