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Ambulatory Pharmacy Tech

St. Clare Hospital Lakewood, Washington
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Requisition ID 2021-208782 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday-Friday ( 9am-5:30pm) Remote No
Overview

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for c2021-151035areer growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:


Performs a variety of tasks in support of the daily workflow of the ambulatory pharmacy department to include the appropriate distribution of drug therapy under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist and in compliance with State and Federal Laws and in accordance with FHS policies and procedures.

Incumbents are accountable for

1) order entry,

2) preparation and dispersion of prescribed medications,

3) insurance billing

4) cashiering/customer service,

5) taking inventory/stocking and tracking medication and supply orders, and

6) performing routine clerical/administrative tasks. Incumbents may oversee the operational dispensary.

Incumbents are also accountable for: maintaining a clean and safe environment; using appropriate aseptic technique; handling controlled substances appropriately; completing all educational modules; attending regular staff meetings; keeping abreast of departmental changes/current FHS policy and procedures and The Joint Commission requirements.

Essential Duties:

  • Receives and enters pharmaceutical orders in systems.
  • Prioritizes and organizes daily work for optimal operations of pharmacy.
  • Prepares and distributes medications in accordance with American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) guidelines.
  • Maintains proper stock levels in assigned pharmacy locations.
  • Performs insurance billing and administrative support functions.
  • Contributes to the department’s safe and accurate operations.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications
Education/Work Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program, and one year of hospital work experience or hospital rotation within an accredited training program that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities preferred.
Licensure/Certification:
Current License as a Pharmacy Technician by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy.
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

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