Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

Job ID
2020-118551
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Pharmacy - Personnel
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Monday thru Friday Varied with every other weekend
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

Join us now as a Certified Pharmacy Technician working in a fast-paced environment. Under the supervision of a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians perform drug distribution activities including: servicing Omnicell machines, delivering medications to nursing units and procedural areas, and unit dosing medications. Pharmacy technicians also perform sterile and non-sterile compounding of medications, including hazardous drugs, following USP <795>, USP <797> and USP <800> guidelines.

  • As a pharmacy technician, you will be exposed to many different technologies and automation devices. These include: 96 Omnicell machines, four carousels, MEPs RFID tracking, Fluidose, MILT, and Temptrak.
  • The pharmacy department is completing a renovation that includes state-of-the-art USP <795> and USP <800> compliant clean rooms incorporating MedKeeper remote verification software.
  • As a pharmacy technician, you may be exposed to several of the following shifts: Front Counter, Transporter, Carousel, Omnicell Restocking, IV Room, Box/Kit Refilling, Unit-Dose Packaging, Medication History or Narcotics.
  • This is a variable shift position, working a mix of days and evening shifts. Pharmacy technicians are also required to work every other weekend. Major holidays are staffed using a model that rotates shifts every other year.
  • The majority of daytime shifts start at 7:30am, with a few shifts starting at 5:30am and 6:30am. Evening shifts start at 2pm and 3pm. All daytime and evening shifts are 8 hours. Evening shift and weekend shift differential is offered.
  • The pharmacy department is actively involved in programs to support St. Vincent de Paul and hospital employees through Adopt-a-Family Christmas gifts, Easter baskets, Back to school drive, and canned food drive. There is also a department specific employee recognition program called GEM "going the extra mile" where staff members can recognize each other's great work.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED

Arizona Pharmacy Tech License

Pharmacy Tech Certification

 

PREFERRED:

1+ years of acute care pharmacy experience

IV room experience

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