Pharmacy Technician PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Mansfield, TX
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2020
  • Job ID:
    20027059
  • Job Family
    Pharmacy
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Pharmacy Technician -  Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

 

Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX

Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX 

 

•         Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.


•         Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families.  Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.


•         Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.


•         Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”.  AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth. 


•         Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”.  Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.  Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.

Work Hours/Shift:


PRN, need someone who is opened to covering all shifts during week and on weekends

You Will Be Responsible For:


Pharmacy Operations

Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:

•         Standard work parameters

•         Operational programs

•         Delivery and compounding systems

•         Hospital computer systems

•         Medication ordering systems

Maintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided by

•         Central Pharmacy

Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

•         Accurately interprets electronic records

•         Maintains expertise in Cerner processes

Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and delivery of patient‐specific medication doses

•         Manages medication delivering activities

•         Prepares accurate medication products for delivery

•         Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

Pharmacy Practice

Facilitates medication safety practices

•         Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential medication errors such as look‐alike sound-alike medications

Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development

•         Maintains personal continuing education plan including documentation of an annual self‐evaluation and plan for self-development

•         Completes CE modules as part of Pharmacy Technician licensure renewal

Provides patient‐centered care services

•         Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy

Clinical Pharmacy Services

Supports practice in decentralized areas

•         Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

Presents to assigned areas on time, ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

•         Adheres to lunch and break schedule

Assures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

•         Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

•         Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift

Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

•         Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

•         Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)

•         Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

Mentors new staff and assists with training

Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertise

•         Actively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiences

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

Supports and participates in medication‐use process improvements led by colleagues and peers

Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes

Professional Activities and Practice Advancements

Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

 

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

Participates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)

Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)

Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers

Maintains professional image

•         Actively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requested

Schedule and Human Resources Management

Must meet work performance standards

•         Failure to meet performance standards may prevent tier advancement and can lead to positive discipline and a demotion


Qualifications

What will you need:

•    High school degree

•   Registered Pharmacy Technician in Texas

•    Sterile Compounding Certification

•    One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience preferred

 

 

Job Summary:

Supports pharmacists and provides distributive pharmacy services. To provide safe and accurate medication services and to support all those involved in direct patient care.

 



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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