Specialty Pharmacy Technician


Job title: Specialty Pharmacy Technician

Company: Singing River Health System

Job description: Specialty Pharmacy Technician

Singing River Health System Hospital – Pascagoula | Part-Time | Day 8am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri

Position Overview

The Pharmacy Technician, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, ensures patients receive the correct medication; packages and labels medication doses; fills routine orders for stock supplies to patient care areas; and assists in all aspects of IV admixture preparation and delivery. He/She complies with the standards, ethics, laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy, including the MS Board of Pharmacy and the Joint Commission standards.

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Education

High school graduate or equivalent required. Graduate of a pharmacy technician training program preferred.

License

Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician by the Mississippi State Board of Pharmacy.

Certification

Must possess a valid Pharmacy Technician Registration from the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy upon date of hire as Pharmacy Technician; must renew registration annually; registration must be completed no later than March 31, 2020. Certification by the Pharmacy Technicians Certification Board required (or obtained before the next registration renewal period); certification must be maintained as specified or required by the examining authority.

Experience

Experience as a pharmacy technician preferred.

Physical Demands

Stands, turns, bends, stoops, lifts, climbs, and uses many physical motions in performing day-to-day activities. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and do a great deal of walking without experiencing undue fatigue. Work involves being able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels, with or without correction.

Must demonstrate the ability to communicate, speak, and enunciate to express/exchange ideas and detailed information in person and on the telephone. Work requires a minimum standard of visual acuity, with or without correction, with the ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus, i.e. shift gaze from viewing a computer monitor to forms that are closer to compare data at close vision.

Must be able to work for extended periods of time without experiencing undue fatigue. Must be able to work flexible hours.

Mental Demands

Must demonstrate keen mental faculties/assessment and decision making abilities. Must demonstrate superior communication/speaking/enunciation skills to receive and give information in person and by telephone. Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Must possess emotional stability conducive to dealing with high stress levels. Must demonstrate ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in complex situations is required. Must work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences to patient care.

Special Demands

Must possess superior customer service skills and professional etiquette. Must possess proficient knowledge and ability to use a computer (must be keyboard proficient) and other office technology (i.e., telephone, fax, etc.). Must have intermediate knowledge of MS Outlook and Word.

Must be able to understand basic pharmaceutical and medical technology. Must have knowledge of sterile procedures and techniques. Must be knowledgeable of medical abbreviations, medication strengths, IV solutions, generic and brand name medications, and basic pharmacy operations.

Expected salary:

Location: Pascagoula, MS – Mississippi State, MS

Job date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 06:48:06 GMT

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