Acute Pharmacy Technician
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Primary City/State:Gilbert, ArizonaDepartment
Name:Pharmacy-HospWork Shift:EveningJob Category:Pharmacy$1,000
SIGN ON BONUS!Pharmacy careers are better at Banner Health. We are
committed to developing the careers of our team members. We care
about you, your career today and your future. If you're looking to
leverage your abilities - apply today.Banner Gateway Medical Center
pharmacy provides both clinical and distributive pharmacy services
across all service lines of the hospital. BGMC Pharmacy department
utilizes a variety of advanced pharmacy systems. This campus is
known for having a positive campus culture, while being very
patient centered focused.BGMC offers many career opportunities for
Pharmacy Technicians. Technicians have the opportunity to become
proficient in managing Pyxis dispensing cabinets, Pyxis
Pharmogistics, and sterile product compounding (including
chemotherapy). You will have the opportunity to make a difference
in the life of others, in addition to growing as a Pharmacy
technician. This is an M-F Evening position, 2pm-10:30pm with every
other weekend and rotating holidays. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour
weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when
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exceptional opportunities for growth and development at Banner
Health's state-of-the-art hospital Banner Gateway Medical Center.
With comprehensive electronic medical records, physician order
entry, digital radiography and proprietary advanced patient
monitoring, Banner Gateway provides you with the innovative
resources you need to provide your patients with the best care
possible. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to
achieve Magnet--- recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center. Located near Phoenix in Gilbert, Ariz., Banner Gateway
Medical Center offers 176 private rooms, eight operating suites, a
37-bed emergency department and shares a campus with the Banner MD
Anderson Cancer Center. Key specialties include oncology,
obstetrics, bariatric surgery, emergency and other services that
focus on meeting the changing needs of the dynamic and growing
community we serve. About Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Located
in Gilbert, Ariz. (the Phoenix Metro area) on the Banner Gateway
Campus, the center provides world-class care for oncology patients
- both inpatient and outpatient - and has also brought leading
oncology programs to the Banner Gateway campus including Stem Cell
Transplantation and comprehensive Head & Neck cancer care. Our
capabilities include five linear accelerator vaults, a
brachytherapy vault, an advanced diagnostic imaging suite with
PET/CT scan, more than 50 infusion bays, a cryopreservation lab and
much more. Our inpatient medical oncology unit also incorporates a
program that utilizes the electronic surveillance partnership in
caring for the patient, where remote nurses have the ability to
interact with patients via two way audio-video to assist the
bedside nurse with patient care.POSITION SUMMARY
This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist
performing routine duties in packaging, distribution, non-sterile
compounding, and record-keeping of pharmaceutical supplies. Serves
as a liaison between the customer and the pharmacist. Becomes
proficient in preparing compounded intravenous medications, total
parenteral nutrition products, and chemotherapeutic agents within
compliance with USP regulations. Effectively uses pharmacy computer
systems to investigate and respond to missing medication requests.
Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation,
consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action.
May educate and train peer Pharmacy Technicians, Technician
Externs, Technician Trainees, and volunteers. Must demonstrate the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the
age of the patients.
1. Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary
to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies.
Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through the
wholesaler and other vendors verifying all quantities against
invoices. Assesses practical ways to deal with shorted items and
short-dated or unusable items.
2. Manages users within the automated dispensing technology
database as per policy. Investigates discrepancies and
troubleshoots malfunctions in automated dispensing technology.
3. Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills and is customer service
oriented in all contacts with patients, visitors and staff.
Responds to standard requests from internal customers. Interacts
primarily with department personnel, cross-department personnel,
internal customers, patients and physicians.
4. May use automated dispensing technology or requisition to
restock medications to nursing and ancillary areas after checking
by a pharmacist. When allowed by law and policy, and upon
completion of proper training/competency assessment, may restock
automated dispensing technology using barcode scanning verification
devices. Restocks medications to all areas outside automated
dispensing technology which may include but not limited to trays,
code carts and emergency boxes.
5. Compounds non-sterile medication products. Understands and
appropriately follows all product worksheets/recipes for
documentation and check processes. Understands and adheres to all
applicable USP compounding guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of
and consistently performs calibrations of equipment and accurately
measures components for compounding. Repackages bulk medications
into unit of use packaging. Completes accurate documentation of
medications compounded and repackaged per policy.
6. Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with
all policies, laws, and regulations. Performs quality control
activities such as monthly nursing unit inspections and pharmacy
section checks in a timely manner. Completes documentation of
refrigerator temperatures, and equipment maintenance activities as
7. Handles narcotic medications following all federal and legal
requirements as set through policy and procedure. Understands all
regulatory requirements for receiving, compounding, repackaging,
and distribution for controlled substances. Consistently adheres to
all storage and inventory movement documentation requirements for
controlled substances.8. Becomes proficient in performing
compounding and labeling of intravenous non-hazardous compounds
using proper sterile and aseptic technique as appropriate to the
site of care. Understands the different product lines in sterile
populations (adult, pediatric, and neonate). Completes all required
environmental cleaning procedures. Documents all required tasks and
other information per policy.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion
of a Pharmacy Technician Certification Program.
Requires Pharmacy Technician licensure and active Pharmacy
Technician certification (exception for Nevada) OR Pharmacy Intern
licensure in the state of practice.
Ability to complete moderate to difficult mathematical calculations
using a hand-held calculator is required. Strong customer service
focus, exceptional communication skills, strong attention to
detail, prioritization capabilities, superior problem-solving
skills, and ability to multi-task. Must have knowledge of computer
software, particularly medication management information system
software, Microsoft applications and automated dispensing systems.
Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and
Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess
an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees
working at Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling
must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level
One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or
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