• Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

    Job ID
    2019-88507
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Pharmacy - Personnel
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    PHOENIX
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Monday thru Friday Varied with every other weekend
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

    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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