Pharmacy Technician

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About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Pharmacy (3910)
Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, this position is responsible for performing supportive clerical and technical tasks to assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care. Accuracy, reliability and excellent customer service skills are the cornerstone of the pharmacy technician expectations. May perform receiving and stores clerk functions.
1. Enter inpatient orders/prescriptions into the computer and prepare labels for medications to be checked by the pharmacist.
2. Answer telephones when appropriate and with in legal guidelines and direct calls to appropriate personnel.
3. Inspects medications for outdates in patient care area Pyxis stations on a quarterly basis.
4. Prepares IVs, PCAs, Epidurals and labels all IV products. Prepares chemotherapeutic intravenous medications as requested.
5. Packages drugs into unit dose packaging and maintains packaging records.
6. Reconstitutes medication by adding a specific quantity of distilled water requiring no calculation.
7. Run fill lists and prepares medications for Cubies or Pyxis stations.
8. Delivers medications and IVs to patient care areas. Delivers controlled substances to patient care areas, takes controlled substance physical inventories and reconciles controlled substance inventory counts.
9. Data enters patient charges and credits.
10. Check in the order, processes invoices, credits and backorders. Restocks medication on the shelves as needed and, if needed, purchases medication from suppliers.
11. Maintain assigned work areas and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent required. See section below for varied requirements.
Minimum of one year's experience in hospital pharmacy utilizing unit dose, IV admixtures, and pharmacy computer systems is preferred.
This is a per diem position and will be filling in for vacation time and sick time
Current licensed or able to obtain Registered Technician license in the state of Oregon
National certification from PTCB or ExCPt.
Proficient computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
Good mathematical and analytical skills
Strong customer service skills including excellent communication skills
Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize workflow in a dynamic and sometimes chaotic environment
Ability to take suggestions, corrections and directions from the pharmacists
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Florence, OR
Job Category:
Other Technicians & Technologists; Pharmacy
Shift Length:
10 Hours
Work Type:
Per Diem/Relief
Salary range starts at:
Required Certifications/Licensure:
Certified Pharmacy Technician - Oregon
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
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Posting Notes: Florence, OR -- Other Technicians & Technologists; Pharmacy -- Per Diem/Relief -- OTHER ANCILLARY SVCS
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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