Ambulatory Pharmacy Tech

Requisition ID
2020-146215
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Outpatient Pharmacy
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:30pm and Mon-Thurs 5:00-m-3:30am
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anthony
Location
WA-GIG HARBOR

Overview

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

 

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Responsibilities

Job Summary:
Performs a variety of tasks in support of the daily workflow of the ambulatory pharmacy department to include the appropriate distribution of drug therapy under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist and in compliance with State and Federal Laws and in accordance with FHS policies and procedures. Incumbents are accountable for 1) order entry, 2) preparation and dispersion of prescribed medications, 3) insurance billing 4) cashiering/customer service, 5) taking inventory/stocking and tracking medication and supply orders, and 5) performing routine clerical/administrative tasks. Incumbents may oversee the operational dispensary.

 

Incumbents are also accountable for: maintaining a clean and safe environment; using appropriate aseptic technique; handling controlled substances appropriately; completing all educational modules; attending regular staff meetings; keeping abreast of departmental changes/current FHS policy and procedures and The Joint Commission requirements.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Receives and enters pharmaceutical orders in systems.
  • Prioritizes and organizes daily work for optimal operations of pharmacy.
  • Prepares and distributes medications in accordance with American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) guidelines.
  • Maintains proper stock levels in assigned pharmacy locations.
  • Performs insurance billing and administrative support functions.
  • Contributes to the department’s safe and accurate operations.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program, and one year of hospital work experience or hospital rotation within an accredited training program that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities preferred.

 

Licensure/Certification:

  • Current License as a Pharmacy Technician by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

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