This position offers an excellent, well-rounded experience for pharmacy students who are interested in hospital pharmacy practice. Many different experiences are offered including distributive functions, sterile compounding, operating room pharmacy, and non-sterile compounding/repackaging. Please see below for the job description information:
BASIC PURPOSE AND ORGANIZATION
The Technician I, under the direct supervision of the pharmacist assists with the provision of quality pharmaceutical services. The Technician I is expected to understand and support the Mission and Vision of St. Luke’s Hospital. The Technician I is responsible for carrying out the philosophy and objectives as established by the Board of Directors and the Pharmacy Leadership Team. Foremost among these responsibilities are strictly adhering to detail in the performance of pharmacy procedures, solving practical problems, resolving conflict, and implementing constructive change.
The Technician I reports to a designated Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor and Pharmacy Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Technician I is responsible for providing timely and effective services for the pharmacy and its customers. Customers include inpatients and outpatients of all ages, nursing staff, physicians and other hospital departments. The Technician I works cooperatively with the Pharmacists and the Pharmacy Leadership Team to identify additional duties or change of duties that would enhance Pharmacy operation.
The Technician I:
· Maintains the required Pharmacy Technician registration to meet Iowa Board of Pharmacy regulations.
· Responsible for receiving, preparation, labeling and distribution of pharmaceuticals; maintenance and filing of associated records; and the preparation and review of patient and departmental drug charges for assigned area of service in accordance with hospital policy and procedures.