• Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

    Job ID
    2019-85969
    Employment Type
    Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Hours / Pay Period
    1
    Facility
    Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    GILBERT
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Gilbert, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties.  In 2014, Phoenix Children’s Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital.   Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health’s mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services.  For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/mercygilbert.

    Responsibilities

    The Department of Pharmacy at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is a full-service pharmacy, providing comprehensive, progressive pharmaceutical care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients from admission to discharge and on an outpatient basis through our emergency and ambulatory care services. Pharmaceutical care services include, but are not limited to, appropriate, accurate and timely dispensing of medications to patients, sterile product preparation, preparation of special pediatric dosages, chemotherapy preparation, antimicrobial stewardship, support of the electronic medical record and bedside medication verification (bar coding), ongoing pharmaceutical education, and participation in the care of the patient to promote safe and effective drug therapy. Our pharmacy team dispenses over 1.3 million doses of medication, processes over 500,000 physician orders, and doses over 2,000 patients on medications such as warfarin and vancomycin each year. The Department of Pharmacy continually embraces innovation, thoughtful management and new technology to maximize operational efficiencies and promote clinical excellence in a healing environment. Our department and facility are supported by state of the art automated systems, including automated dispensing cabinets, a computerized physician order management system, carousel technology, an electronic medication administration record, bedside bar coding, smart infusion pump technology and on-line drug information resources.

    JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a dynamic Pharmacy Tech Intermediate who, under the supervision of a pharmacist, performs pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with state/federal regulations and department policies and procedures, that provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

     

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    High School Diploma / GED

    Arizona Pharmacy Tech license

    Minimum of one (1) year hospital pharmacy or related experience OR a graduate of a certified pharmacy technology program

    Knowledge of drug names and basic math

    Typing speed of 35 wpm +

    Good communication skills

    Ability to work as a team member

     

     

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