St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Pharmacy Technician under the direction of a pharmacist,
delivers medications, performs unit dose activities, including
filling patient medication orders and cassettes, ADT updates, floor
stock orders, outpatient prescriptions, performs routine medication
area inspections, maintains records for controlled substances, and
utilizes the pharmacy computer system. Assumes IV/Admixture
responsibilities including labeling pre-mixed solutions, restocking
and ordering solutions and supplies, preparing large and small
volume parenterals, parenteral nutrition solutions, irrigations,
anti-neoplastic solutions and extemporaneous compounds. Performs
administratively assigned duties.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Fills medications and IV orders from computer generated labels,
fills and updates patient cassette drawers, exchanges cassette
drawers. Delivers medications to and picks up medications from
patient care areas or uses the pneumatic tube to deliver
medications when appropriate. Credits returned patient
- Demonstrates ability to answer telephone/window and deal with
visitors to pharmacy appropriately. Demonstrates ability to involve
other pharmacy staff when appropriate. Directs all drug information
questions to a pharmacist, communicates in a courteous and
professional manner utilizing proper etiquette, and communicates
all pertinent information to the technician on the next shift.
- Prepares prepackaged medications under pharmacist supervision
using proper technique, maintains appropriate log books and
completes work within shift.
- Prepares parenteral, admixture, anti-neoplastic and Home IV
Therapy orders, extemporaneously compounds under pharmacist
supervision using proper aseptic technique, maintains appropriate
log books and completes work within shift.
- Keeps work area clean and neat and free of excess items,
maintains adequate par levels
- Reviews, fills, delivers nursing floor stock and controlled
substances; performs medication area inspections for all areas with
medications; prepares outpatient prescriptions in accordance with
federal and state pharmacy laws; maintains CD Module narcotic
inventory, re-stocks CD Module and processes CD Module
- Delivers or retrieves medications when the supervising
pharmacist views the situation as necessary.
- Performs Transitional Care Unit (TCU) activities including
filling new medication orders, medication cassettes and crediting
- Completes and maintains IV/Admixtures lab and departmental
- Utilizes effective interpersonal communication skills while
maintaining confidentiality of hospital information and addressing
co-workers, nurses and others in a pleasant and cooperative
- Performs routine activities with minimal supervision, offering
to provide additional help when needed, participates in training of
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Walking and standing for up to eight hours per day and up to
three consecutive hours. Continuously fingering. Frequent handling.
Grasping and twisting. Frequently lifting and carrying up to 35
pounds. Frequent, continuous stair climbing and decent while
carrying up to 35 pounds. Periodically, extended walking.
Occasionally pushing and pulling up to 200 pounds. Frequently
stooping and bending. Repetitively looking up. Occasionally
crouching. Continuously reaching above shoulder level. Frequent
neck bending. Hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high
and low frequency. Seeing as it relates to general vision, near
vision, far vision, color vision and peripheral vision.
High school graduate, with courses in math and science.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of six months previous hospital pharmacy experience
Requires successful completion of on-the-job training in each
area of the department within the first six months of
Work Schedule: Weekend night shift position (every Friday and
Saturday night shift). Position includes holidays. Schedule subject
to change based on the needs of the department.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity