Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: INPATIENT PHARMACY
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for Pharmacy Technician I
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.
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.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
Kansas Board of Pharmacy Registration (required upon start date or immediately after)
PTCB OR equivalent National Pharmacy Technician Certification preferred
One year experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy offering comprehensive pharmacy services
Must be fluent in English language
Basic keyboarding and word processing ability
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