The University of Kansas Hospital - Pharmacy Careers

Pharmacy Technician Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: INPATIENT PHARMACY

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Nights

Hours: varies

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Pharmacy Tech II

This position will assist in accurate medication order filling, compounding and record keeping to assure timely delivery of medications. This position will include responsibility to prepare medications using appropriate technique and equipment. Medications include, but are not limited to intravenous admixtures, chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition, oral bulk/unit-dose or prepackaged medications, compounds, and investigational drugs.

This position must be able to demonstrate competency at least in two of the appropriate fundamental "Competency Areas", unless Tech II status was achieved via PTCB certification.

Responsibilities:

Performs ALL duties under the direct supervision of a pharmacist licensed in the State of Kansas and other pharmaceutical care activities as defined in the performance standards or by the supervisor.

Operates computer systems to accurately input medication orders and obtain necessary patient information.

Assists in maintaining pharmacy inventory and record keeping in accordance with state and federal law. Reports medication errors on a continuous basis.

Assures timely distribution of prescribed medications and stock items as needed.

Strives to remove barriers in achieving excellent pharmaceutical care by participating in organizational and departmental performance improvement efforts and facilitating effective communication relative to these initiatives.

Utilizes effective listening and communication skills. Maintains supervisor awareness of personal and team activities affecting the department.

Maintains a plan for personal development and completion of competency validation records.

Participates in personal goal setting and ongoing development of team members.

Shares expertise by participating in the orientation and education of pharmacy employees and students.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

Kansas Board of Pharmacy Registration (required upon start date or immediately after)

Successful completion of PTCB OR equivalent National Pharmacy Technician Certification examination. Technician must maintain certification on an ongoing basis and complete all continuing education requirements.

Six months experience as a pharmacy technician required

Must be fluent in English language

Basic keyboarding and word processing ability required

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