HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician II PRN in Houston, Texas

_Park Plaza & Plaza Specialty Hospitals – Houston, TX_

_Pharmacy Technician II_

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_Every other weekend shifts_

Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, Park Plaza and Plaza Specialty Hospitals offering 444 licensed beds and the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, Park Plaza Hospital has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. Plaza Specialty Hospital, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994.

Park Plaza/Plaza Specialty Hospitalis currently looking for a* Pharmacy Technician II.*


Responsibilities:

The employee proactively works toward and achieves goals set in the previous evaluation period. Regularly comunicates with manager to update him or her on progress or express needs for assistance. 1. Makes delivery and pickup rounds to nursing units, as required. 2. Fill medication orders for checking by a pharmacist and tubes/delivers to nursing unit after R.Ph. Checking. 3. Processes discharges and transfers (i.e. Cart fill, pickup and credit discharge meds IV: Techs 4. Processes IV’s, Chemo’s, and TPN’s. 5. Reconciles IV’s, Chemo’s, and TPN’s. 6. Restocks work area. Cart Set Tech: 7. Set daily medication carts for RPh checking, then delivers med. carts after R.Ph. checking. 8. Repackaging of non-unit dose medications Central: 9. Generate Computer Reports and delivers reports to nursing units. 10. Process specialty drug boxes e.g. L&D boxes General: 11. Check assign areas for expiration date. 12. Maintains a neat and clean work area 1. Complies with/ensures compliance with hospital and department policies, including but not limited to: a. Adheres to department attendance policy. b. Follows appropriate guidelines for planning/arranging schedule changes or vacation/holidays. c. Reports to work on-time. d. Completes job duties within required time frame, according to established schedule or workflow requirements. Ensures inventory control and formulary maintenance by: a. Listing shorts on shortbook. b. Appropriate charging and crediting of medications. c. Regularly communicates with purchasing manager to assure adequate stock is available. 1. Assists in cross-training of co-workers. 2. Assists in the orientation of new employees. 3. Assists co-workers in problem-solving and helps co-workers complete other tasks when needed. 4. Regularly communicates problems to supervisor or Assistant DOP. 5. Educational development fulfilled by attending required department in-services. 1. Is able to articulate departmental PI/QC activities. 2. Is able to articulate one of the Top Four Hospital-Wide PI activities. 3. Is able to state the methodology for PI used by the organization. 4. Assists in 1 of the following PI activities: a. Assists in data collection. b.· Identifies opportunities for ideas for improvement in dept. or organization. c. Participates in PI team.

_Qualifications_

*Required License/Certification: *ACPE IV Sterile Products Certification. Texas State Board of Pharmacy Registration.

Training and Experience:Prefer 1 year hospital pharmacy or successful completion of Nationally Certified Tech training program. Proficient in aseptic techniques & IV preparation.

Job: *Pharmacy & Pharmacy Tech

Title: Pharmacy Technician II PRN

Location: Texas-Houston-Plaza Specialty Hospital

Requisition ID: 26930-99150