CommonSpirit Health Pharmacy Technician - Certified in Bismarck, North Dakota
Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.
CHI St. Alexius Health officially announced the formation of its regional health care system on April 19, 2016. The system is the largest health care delivery system in central and western North Dakota and is comprised of a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI St. Alexius Health manages five CAHs in North Dakota - Ashley, Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D.
Assists pharmacists in providing pharmaceutical care services and participates actively in all phases of drug distribution. Treats all persons for their own personal worth and dignity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Attains completion of department goals/objectives as established for the current fiscal year
Successfully completed the defined job specific competencies
Practices and promotes procedures designed to guarantee security in pharmacy
Book reviewed and areas missed reported to assistant director
E-mail date checking areas and time to complete assistant director
Expire narcotics in NarcStation
Initial and date the area completed in the date check book
Report suggestions to floor stock committee on stock levels
Assistant director approval for other than date checking activity
Readable working barcode on all dispenses and delivery of medication
Bubble packaging in MILT
Barcode items without manufacturer readable barcode
Daily filling and delivery of patient medication Daily Cart Fill utilizing MedCarousel, Robot and Manual processes
Sending medications via Computerized Transfer System (Tube system) as per hospital policy
Check returns in pharmacy outbox
Place refrigerated items and check refrigerators for discontinued of past due medications
Review MAR and deliver only active medications.
Review extempo syringes and make sure all doses are correct until next extempo fill
Bulk items like inhalers and eye drops and active PRN’s are to remain
All nursing stations are checked for credits even if no patients or medications on fill
Patient credits separated and placed back in delivery envelope for Connect-Rx crediting
Charges/Credits and Support of order entry area
Do not credit opened bulk containers
Save discontinued inhalers in bin appropriately labeled
Return Robot stock to Robot with return label
Return manual picks to appropriate bin
Determine need and package materials immediately needed to complete daily fill from bins placed on counter
Refill medication stock and supplies
Compound products needed like miracle mouthwash
Prepare extempo syringes needed before daily fill
Prepare syringe labels and prepare extempo syringes for daily fill.
Bill outpatient prescriptions
Manual picks appropriately processed
Reconcile patients utilizing Acudose External Charge Exception Report
Charging and crediting inHMMPharmacy from forms and stickers generated by external departments
Acudose Refill and Robot Restocking
Ensure checking of all stock to be delivered is checked by pharmacist (high risk or high alert) or technician certified as qualified to check all other items
Check Oxytocin IV’s
Provide feed back to floor stock committee on problems
Return bin emptied and products returned to pharmacy
Generate and print reports in Connect Rx (narcstation-robot-acudose) needed to investigate discrepancies.
Gather stock and report any variances in off line inventory to McKesson pack plus packagers
Analyze product in overstock and rejection bin and determine reason
Report excessive dropped med or packaging problems
Clear rods as per procedure to ensure stock rotation and address ** on restocking report to prevent stock outs on morning fill
Run appropriate reports to refill AcuDose machine
Post prescriptions to NarcStation utilizing PharmaServ reports and verify perpetual inventory on items recorded.
Generate PO and receive controlled substances in NarcStation.
Run transaction reports to view all transactions to the medication and the inventory.
Review and correct numbers
Review bins to include dispensing partials for stock rotation
Stock is always checked by pharmacist
Scanner is used 100% of time
Frozen and Premixed IVs on piggyback first dose and batch
Education: Satisfactorily completed self-study modules or graduate of an academic technician training program and/or certified as pharmacy technician
Licensure: Licensed as pharmacy technician by North Dakota State Board of Pharmacy, including a Board accepted national certification.
Experience: Completed Tech I training or satisfactory completion of academic rotations
Skills: Computer proficiency .
Interpersonal Skills: Relates well with staff, patients and visitors. Maintains confidentiality.
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Requisition ID 2020-112767
Employment Type Full Time
Hours / Pay Period 80
Standard Hours Days/Evenings/Nights
Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St. Alexius Bismarck
Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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