HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician PRN in Caldwell, Idaho

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) provides a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care. Located in Caldwell, Idaho, this 150-bed facility comes nationally accredited and consistently awarded for performance and clinical outcomes. The WVMC team is comprised of 800 employees and volunteers, and based within a three-story hospital and several off-site community clinics. WVMC offers a full-spectrum of services, including state-of-the-art cardiology, 24/7 emergency care, advanced orthopedics, robot-assisted surgery, pediatrics, mental health, and women’s services. In 2017 WVMC was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics.

WVMC is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and WVMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.

The Pharmacy Technician I is responsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner.

Duties (included but not limited to):

  • Identifies critical issues, prioritizes workload and communicates to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner

  • Accurately maintains required documentation logs

  • Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization

  • Performs quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned

  • Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned

  • Performs basic billing functions

  • Completes basic OR charges in a timely manner as assigned

  • Accurately performs required calculations

  • Accurately and safely compounds and labels medications and parenteral admixtures

  • Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding

  • Compliant with all USP 797 shift/daily/monthly requirements (i.e. cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)

  • Always obtains continual checks following all patient safety processes, in addition to the final check from the pharmacist according to hospital processes and procedures before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication

  • Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred.

  • National Certification (CPhT) preferred.

  • Active licensed pharmacy technician, as per Idaho State requirements, in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy.

Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech

Title: Pharmacy Technician PRN

Location: Idaho-Caldwell-West Valley Medical Center-Idaho

Requisition ID: 00092-3939