Pharmacy Technician, I- Per Deim
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
|Works under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Utilizes established policies and procedures to maintain and distribute floor stock and unit dose medications and pharmaceuticals to patient care units, special services and other areas throughout the medical center complex. Position also participates in the filling and stocking of automated dispensing devices. Under direct supervision, manufactures the products dispensed by the Sterile Products division of the Pharmacy, such as large and small volume parenterals, chemotherapeutic preparations, total parenteral nutrition solutions, etc.|
• Under direct pharmacist supervision, assists in the filling of unit dose medications for delivery to Patient Care units by selecting proper medication from Pharmacy stock, and delivering to Nursing units on a pre-determined time schedule.
|Required Knowledge & Skills:|
• Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate with other health care personnel.
• Familiarity with medical/ drug terminology, abbreviations, routes of administration, pharmacy security and product selection.
|Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent, or currently enrolled in a program which awards such degree, or a registered Pharmacy Intern.|
|Must have successfully completed a board approved training program, or successfully completed a minimum of 500 hours of employment as a pharmacy technician.|
|Must be licensed with the Board of Pharmacy as a registered pharmacy technician or must be a registered Pharmacy Intern.|