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Trinity Health Pharmacy Technician in Nampa, Idaho

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:

The Pharmacy Technician assists Pharmacists in pharmaceutical preparation, distribution and the record keeping functions in the delivery of pharmaceutical supplies to patients of all ages in accordance with department policies and procedures

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High School graduate or equivalent required. Previous hospital pharmacy experience preferred. Current certification as a pharmacy tech is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions. Assists the Pharmacist in providing effective drug distribution services to all patients served by the Department of Pharmacy Services. Proficient in all areas of the Pharmacy. Is aware of the workload in each area and is willing and able to help when needed. Provides medication service to other departments including Pyxis stock, floor stock and supplies. Coordinates the work flow of the IV room and is knowledgeable in the mixing of chemotherapy, large volume parenterals, antibiotics, TPN, syringes and drips. Uses good sterile technique when preparing IV admixtures. Keeps work areas clean inside and outside the hood. Assists the Pharmacist in training Pharmacy Technician Trainees in the day-to-day duties of Pharmacy Technicians as assigned by the Director. Excellent mathematical skills required for the preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals; possess a basic understanding of hospital pharmacy drug distribution systems including unit dose, IV additive and floor stock distribution methods. Excellent oral and written communication skills for routine interaction with hospital staff, patients and visitors.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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