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Pharmacy Tech

Company: Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals
Location: El Paso
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Pharmacy Technician assists the licensed Pharmacist in preparation and distribution of drugs, maintaining drug inventory, and maintaining records for a hospital with a patient population ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, general medical surgical conditions with rehabilitation needs. The Pharmacy Technician performs specific job responsibilities authorized by the State Board of Pharmacy Rules and Regulations under paragraph 291.73.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Qualifications:--- Ability to project a Professional Image.--- Knowledge of regulatory standards, compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures.--- Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.--- Strong organizational and analytical skills.--- Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.).Education and/or Experience:--- High School Graduate or equivalent.--- One (1) Year of hospital pharmacy technician experience preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:--- National Pharmacy Technician certification required or other exam approved by State Board of Pharmacy.--- CPR certification.LANGUAGE SKILLSEnglish is the primary language of the facility. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of executives, managers, clients, customers, and the public.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Also the ability to create and interpret graphs.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form. Ability to define and solve problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in statistical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.B. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.Accept, interpret, fill, and distribute pharmaceutical requests. Seeks clarification of any order believed to be inaccurate non-effective, or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner and notifying the ordering practitioner when making decision not to dispense medication. Effective communication skills with all members of the healthcare team.Maintains adequate level of pharmaceutical supplies. Keep environment safe and clean.Actively participate in performance improvement activities. Participate on performance improvement teams as needed. Complies with and demonstrates knowledge of accreditation standards and National Patient Safety goals.Remain current with literature related to departments for which responsible and maintain an updated methodology, tools, manuals, and criteria as necessary and appropriate.Operations and Support Services:--- Demonstrates satisfactory level of interpersonal skills to interact with facility staff, Administration, patients, families, customers, vendors, and government agencies.--- Demonstrates and understands the importance of and respect for the rights, dignity, and individuality of each patient in all interactions.--- Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of patient and hospital property.--- Knowledge of emergency and disaster procedures of the facility.--- Demonstrates respect for co-workers and responds to needs of patients by complying with hospital policies.--- Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks/responsibilities and complete duties within allotted time.--- Appropriately accesses the resources of the company's regional offices for consultation and program development support. Seeks out external resources through conferences, workshops, etc. as necessary. Routinely shares professional knowledge with staff, managers and hospital personnel.--- Ability to carry out the essential functions of this job (with or without reasonable accommodation).--- Assure participation in relevant in-service training sessions.--- Attend and participate in facility meetings as required.--- Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to responsibilities.--- Participate in hospital wide patient safety program identifying risks to patient safety and reducing healthcare errors.--- Perform other duties as assigned.Company Specific--- Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty.--- Adheres to all smoking or tobacco regulations established by corporate building owners, state or federal laws.--- Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.--- Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.--- Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.--- Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.--- Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.--- Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.--- Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.--- Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.--- Maintains current license/certification for position, if applicable.--- Consistently demonstrates Guest Relation's skills to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.--- Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.--- HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately.--- Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in Code of Conduct, policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards.Core Values:Professionalism -To always maintain the highest standard and regard for others.Keep skills, competencies and required licenses/certifications current; displays mastery over attitude and behavior and pride in appearance. Consistently performs duties to the best of abilities.Exceptional Care-to go above and beyond our peers by providing exceptional care to WOW our customers-patients, family, physicians, and each other.Respect - Treating others as they would like to be treated; valuing others.Acknowledges the worth of others through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, patience, and common courtesy.Fun - Having fun and celebrating small successes in our journey to achieve big. Always demonstrates a positive attitude toward work and devotion to our passion and task at hand.Teamwork -To function as a unit, with common goals, recognizing we can achieve far more as a team than as individuals. Cooperates with co-workers while performing duties leading to everyone being able to achieve success and giving recognition where it is due.Integrity - To always be honest and trustworthy in all of our relationships.Demonstrates adherence to a strict moral or ethical code in performance of duties by always seeking to do the right thing.Accountability - Responsibility of our actions that influence the lives of our customers and fellow workers. Takes ownership of all aspects of duties shown through reliable, timely performance and responsibility.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:--- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.--- Experience with positive relationships with coworkers and customers.--- Good general health and stress coping ability.--- Full mobility and ability to participate in normal activity.--- Demonstrates ability to speak and hear to communicate with patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public.--- Near vision acuity for accurate reading and ability to inspect and analyze work.--- Able to lift up to 50 pounds.--- Able to bend, stoop and stretch with minimal physical limitation.DISCLAIMER:This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.

Keywords: Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, El Paso , Pharmacy Tech, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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