Olathe Medical Center Pharmacy Technician in Olathe, Kansas
Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Licensed Pharmacist and according to law and standard procedures, compounds, dispenses, and delivers medications and pharmaceutical supplies. Prepares sterile products as required. Fills orders, picks and delivers restocks for automated dispensing machines; pre-packs and compounds medications; enters charges into computer; makes rounds to deliver and return medications and IV's; and performs other technical duties as assigned. Under minimal supervision, this position monitors, maintains and optimizes system performance utilizing systems management tools. Provides project management for key initiatives and brings Project Management sensibility to all tasks. This position also participates with coworkers on all IT related projects and is expected to provide cost effective business solutions based on Olathe Health's business model.
Minimum Requirements: • High School or GED • Analytical, Mathematical, Organizational, Verbal Communication • Maintain a Registered Pharmnacy Technician License in the state of Kansas; required 90 days from start date • Maintain National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB); required 180 days from start date
Key Responsibilities: • Performs job duties in a manner to consistently improve the patient experience. Assists the nursing staff with coordinating medication therapy to meet individual needs. Contributes to the efficient availability of the right medication at the right time for our patients. Demonstrates organizational skills and plans ahead. • Consistently demonstrates cost savings activities: -Minimize drug and supply waste. -Demonstrates productive use of time. -Offers suggestions for cost savings. • Demonstrates knowledge of departmental information and procedural changes. Reads e-mail, reviews posted memos, attends staff meetings and staff in-services. • Able to respond to emergent situations and changing priorities in an effective way. Uses time to departmental advantage to ensure efficiency in completion of assigned tasks. Avoids non-productive activities during work time. • Demonstrates working knowledge and functionality of the pharmacy information system, hospital computer system, other pharmacy systems (Pyxis, Carousel, Packager), and work-related web access, as required.
Benefits Highlights: • Medical/Vision/Dental • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match • 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave • $5k in Adoption Assistance per child • Paid Sick Leave • Accrued PTO • Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program • Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance • Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only)
Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position.
Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health? Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special…something with a purpose. We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else.
From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations.The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice.
Several of our most recent honors as a system include: • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals. • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC four-star ratings in 2021. • One of Ingram Magazine’s “2020 Best Companies to Work for” (large employer category) and one of the “Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses” (according to nurse.org).
Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today!
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