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Your Job: The Pharmacy Technician will assist in performing paraprofessional tasks that will ensure a high quality of pharmacy service.

Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System.

Your Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required

  • IV certification preferred

  • Registered technician with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy or Pharmacy student current Pharmacy Intern License

  • 1 year of Pharmacy experience required

  • Hospital Pharmacy experiences preferred

  • Computer skills preferred, but not required

  • Ability to maintain confidentially and patient privacy standards set by the department as well as hospital

    Your Job Responsibilities

  • Answers the telephone and front window.

  • Compounds products in IV Lab using sterile, aseptic technique

  • Gathers items needed for miscellaneous requisitions, orders, crash carts, etc. to be checked by pharmacist prior to dispensing.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area; restocks returned medications, restocks work area to appropriate levels.

  • Assists in maintaining inventory levels of pharmaceuticals and supplies by notifying purchasing when items become low or increased usage of particular items in observed: utilized the “short list”.

  • Maintains drug storage systems through restock and trouble-shooting functions

  • Maintains Unit Inspections outside the department

  • Makes scheduled rounds to all nursing units for the delivery of medications and the pick-up of discontinued medications and orders as needed.

  • Makes non-scheduled rounds to any nursing unit as required.

  • Perform charges and credits for floor stock sheets, narcotic sheets, miscellaneous charge slips, and returned medications into computer system.

  • Processes medications in assigned area (OR, IV lab, first fill) in preparation of final dispensing by the pharmacist.

  • Trains new employees as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned