HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician II PRN in Austin, Texas
St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare , one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas . The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery , the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital . In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group .
Position Summary: *
Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians work only under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.
Essential Job Responsibilities: *
Accurately and effectively fills sterile admixtures. *
Selects the correct additives and base solutions based on the printed order label of fill list. Utilizes Intelliflow when appropriate.
Uses appropriate sterile and safety techniques.
Prioritize work based on direction received from the pharmacist.
Work at an appropriate pace.
Assists in departmental functions. *
Makes prompt medication deliveries.
Performs inventory functions.
Accurately pre-packs medications.
Requests assistance when needed. (i.e., when special problems arise, etc.).
Effectively communicates important issues with oncoming shift.
Supports departmental adherence to state and federal law(s).
Adheres to health-system policies and procedures. Complies with all requirements related to risk management, safety, medication-use safety, security, fire safety, and infection control. Complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
Actively participates in performance improvement and departmental programs * . Assists in training, educational and quality assurance programs. Offers constructive recommendations for improving departmental performance. Serves on hospital teams, as directed. Completes and documents all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identifies and replaces outdated and unusable medications.
Performance demonstrates efforts to improve patient satisfaction, lower costs, improve quality, and promote safety.
Education/Experience: Required: High School Diploma or equivalent; Preferred: Previous experience as a hospital pharmacy technician; Pharmacy Computer Skills; Sterile Admixture Training
Required: National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) or pharmacist-intern participating in a board-approved internship program; ACPE-approved certification in sterile product preparation (IV Certification)
Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech
Title: Pharmacy Technician II PRN
Location: Texas-Austin-North Austin Medical Center
Requisition ID: 08224-58555