Pharmacy Technician PRN - Greenwood - job 746915

Kindred Healthcare

Date: 05/05/2021

City: Greenwood, Indiana

Employment type: Full-time

Job # 408071 Date posted 05/04/2021


Description


Community Rehabilitation Hospital South is a 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the south side of Indianapolis, a patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness such as brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, amputation and multiple trauma.


JOB SUMMARY:


The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacists by preparing medications, performing routine duties, and by delivery of medications and assists with clerical functions.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Job Specific:



  • Prepares patient drug orders.

  • Delivers medications to medication rooms, and nursing stations as appropriate.

  • Reviews patient MAR for potential admissions and plans medications to be delivered to medication machines.

  • Restocks usable medications/IVs returned to the pharmacy.

  • Files medication orders.

  • Assists the pharmacists with audits.

  • Completes assigned unit inspections.

  • Restocks automated medication dispensing machines

  • Communicates stock utilization and ordering needs, and/or assists with ordering inventory and supplies.

  • Checks medication expiration dates and alerts pharmacist when needed.

  • Compounds and labels extemporaneous liquid and solid products for patients according to procedure.

  • Answers telephone and processes requests according to procedures.

  • Properly unit doses medications that do not come prepackaged.

  • Assists pharmacist, and/or nursing staff with other staff as appropriate.

  • Prepares sterile and non-sterile compounds per USP standards

  • Other duties as assigned.


Company Specific:



  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty

  • Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements. Maintains professional growth and development.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.

  • Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.

  • Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

  • Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

  • Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable.

  • Consistently demonstrates Guest Relation's skills to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.

  • Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.

  • HIPAA: Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with HIPAA privacy laws, follow hospital policy in provision of patient confidentiality. Able to identify patient confidentiality issues and reports to proper hospital personnel immediately.

  • Compliance: Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with standards set forth in Kindred's Code of Conduct, Kindred policy and procedures, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable standards.


Language Skills:



  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Additional languages preferred.


Skills:



  • Basic computer knowledge.

  • Knowledge of equipment utilized in the pharmacy.

  • Appropriate telephone communication skills.


Qualifications


QUALIFICATIONS:



  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Registered, or eligible to register, as pharmacy technician with the State Board of Pharmacy as required by state regulations

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification as required by state regulations.





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