Job Type: Full-Time
Work Shift: DAY - Varies
Work Week: FULL TIME
The Pharmacy Technician II assists in providing day-to-day comprehensive pharmacy services that require advanced competencies (i.e., order entry, compounding, etc.). Assists the Pharmacy director in the collation of data for productivity and quality assessment, improvements, and mentoring new employees. He/she will help to plan, monitor, and ensure day-to-day quality and cost-effective pharmacy services in accordance with accepted ethical and professional practices and all legal and regulatory requirements. The Network Pharmacy Technician II is also responsible for performing related activities in the purchasing process and for assisting in coordinating departmental policies and procedures that are essential for patient safety and for the control, accountability, and intra-hospital distribution of drugs. This includes monitoring for controlled access to prescription drugs to prevent the diversion of prescription drugs. He/she is responsible for fulfilling the departments mission to provide high quality, cost effective, innovative pharmaceutical care to the people we serve in a spiritual and safe environment of caring, compassion, teamwork and personal commitment.
HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
Provides personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
PEOPLE - 20%
SERVICE - 20%
QUALITY/SAFETY - 20%
3.TQC - Prepares compound products with accuracy and appropriate aseptic technique:
4.Vault - Ensures accurate documentation and tracking of movement of controlled substances.
5.Follows all hospital and departmental safety rules while on the job.
FINANCE - 20%
3.Greater than 50 % of primary job responsibilities include the following for each job title:
Computer Order Entry. Enters data promptly and accurately with minimal order entry errors:
4.Computer Support Billing Entry:
GROWTH/INNOVATION - 20%
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Must be a high school graduate or have GED; at least two years of college preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
· Must possess effective oral and written communication skills in English.
· Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and related software, drug preparation pumps/devices, packaging and labeling machines; automated drug dispensing equipment; prescription balances; portable data processing units; printers; calculators; facsimile machines; and sterilization/filtration equipment.
· Must understand medication orders, labels, and reference materials
· Must be able to use standard office and pharmaceutical equipment.
· Must be familiar with Body Substance Isolation and Blood Borne Pathogen guidelines.
· Must be familiar with the OSHA guidelines for the safe handling of cytotoxic and hazardous substances.
· Must satisfy the Hazard Communications Act requirements.
· Must be able to work in an environment with high levels of potential latex exposure.
· Rotating evening and weekends may be required.
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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Houston Methodist The Woodlands opened on June 26, 2017 as the eighth hospital in the Houston Methodist system. This new 187-bed, 470,000-square-foot, full-service, acute care hospital offers many of the same services as our flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center. Also on the $380 million hospital campus, located at the intersection of I-45 and TX 242, is a medical office building, which opened in March 2016. Medical Office Building 1 includes a breast care center, cancer center & infusion center, orthopedics & sports medicine, rehabilitation services, wellness services, and an outpatient laboratory in addition to multi-specialty physician practices. A second medical office building and 785-car parking garage will open in 2018.
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