Hospital Pharmacy Technician - Permanent

Location: Janesville, WI
Date Posted: 02-26-2019


Jackson Pharmacy Professionals is searching for a Permanent Pharmacy Technician for one of our Hospital clients in Janesville, WI This is a full time opportunity from 3pm - 11:30pm with weekend & holiday rotations. This is a great position if you're interested in a long-term career within a hospital setting. Our ideal candidate will have inpatient experience! 

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Position Details: 
  • Evening, full-time position
  • 1-2 years of hospital/clinical experience, preferred 
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Pay is $15-$19+/hr, depending on experience! 

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Position Description:
  • Prepares and packages medications (oral and intravenous) for delivery to automated medication dispensing systems and/or designated medication areas using manual or automated packaging methods.
  • Retrieves, counts, measures, and compounds drugs (sterile and non-sterile) under the direction of the Pharmacist using barcode technology.
  • Delivers medications and supplies safely and accurately to the nursing unit, stock area and/or automated dispensing cabinet.
  • Has a working knowledge of the functionality of all equipment and technology in the department.
  • Accurately fills automated medication dispensing systems.
  • Matches medication to dispensing labels and selects appropriate components for dispensed product.
  • Assists in inventory control of drug supplies and solutions for the pharmacy department.
  • Performs inventory checks to help ensure stock does not fall below required levels, confirms items are properly stored, and reviews expiration dates to rotate or retrieve items according to their date.
  • Checks pharmacy inventory and automated medication dispensing system stock for outdated and unused items.
  • Returns discontinued and unused medication to pharmacy for credit (if applicable), re-stocking and/or disposal.
  • Removes outdated items from pharmacy dispensing areas and automated medication dispensing systems.
  • Demonstrates competency and adherence to all required elements of United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapters 795 and 797.
  • Prepares all non-chemotherapy IV solutions including but not limited to Dialysate, Epidural, TPN and Investigational IV drugs. 
  • Places IV order (non-chemotherapy) with wholesaler and processes receipt and stocking of drugs when delivered.
  • Orders, restocks and maintains IV room inventory (non-chemotherapy) and provides general maintenance of IV stock area, including monitoring of outdated drugs and beyond use dating.
  • Processes basic drug orders through pharmacy wholesaler, receives and restocks medications once delivered.
  • Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods.
  • Appropriately triages phone calls and takes detailed phone messages
  • Responsible for intra-departmental communication.  
 
Hospital Pharmacy Technician Requirements:
  • 1-2+ years’ experience as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician
  • High School Diploma or GED, Pharmacy Technician training, preferred 
  • PTCB Certified 
  • Must pass required competency exams
  • Must possess strong ethical standards
 
We will be reaching out to qualified candidates immediately so if you are interested, apply today for consideration!
Alyson Messegee
National Director
JPP - Jackson Pharmacy Professionals
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