Catholic Health Initiatives Pharmacy Technician Certified, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Pharmacy Technician Certified, Pharmacy, Jewish Hospital
2nd Shift, Full Time
Job Summary / Job Purpose
Responsible for centralized compounding work
using safe IV room practices, large volume end-product batching (IVPB,
syringes, etc.), compounding total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and peripheral
parenteral nutrition (PPN), and end-product quality assurance. Oversees Pyxis
console. Performs the manual technical tasks involved with the proper storage,
distribution, packaging and labeling of drugs, associated record keeping and
patient charging systems. Works under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist.
Follows proper procedures for the operation of equipment and use of
supplies. Maintains and coordinates
systems to ensure that pharmacy operations run efficiently on a day-to-day
pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to include (but not limited to):
o Preparing, filling and distributing
o Screening phone calls/orders and
alerting the pharmacist to patient-specific data indicating
tablets, capsules and liquids into single-dose units. Prepares labels with
medication name, strength, lot number and expiration date.
narcotics from Pyxis vault. Prepares narcotics for rounds and files required
paperwork. Participates daily in narcotic audits on the units.
and troubleshoots Pyxis console
o Communicates changes to pharmacy staff
o Serves as liaison between Pyxis and
o Manages Pyxis
security, adding and deleting users
o Trains staff on system changes and
o Notifies vendor/CHI of system problems
o Maintains adequate levels of stock
drugs in Pyxis dispensing system on nursing units
IV medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
o Prepares IV admixtures, TPNs,
chemotherapy IVs, IV piggybacks, and syringes.
o Utilizes aseptic technique in the
preparation of all sterile products.
o Performs end-product testing quality
o Documents completed work by initialing
all labels/logs/etc as required.
o Completes IV room re-certification
process by assigned deadline.
o Cleans and documents as assigned.
o Credits to the patient and restock
usable IVs returned to the inpatient pharmacy.
o Inventories and orders selected
o Follows the ordering/restocking system
to stock/restock IV room medications and supplies.
o Prepares and appropriately labels
stock sterile products.
o Coordinates the supply of
and labels bulk oral solid and liquid drugs into unit-dose form under
pharmacist supervision. Reconstitutes drugs and prepares compounds under
medications, IV’s and controlled substances on a daily basis to replenish
inventory levels. Requires interpretation and judgment to assure accurate and
practical inventory levels.
monthly patient care area inspections and reports as assigned by the manager.
charges/credits daily for billing.
and restocks patient care and special care stock supplies (i.e. emergency drugs
to crash carts and heart carts) under pharmacist supervision.
duties in documented accordance with requirements of all regulatory and
governing bodies. Mandatory education from a system and department level is
work areas and equipment/utensils in a neat, clean, and orderly appearance.
other duties as assigned by management.
Job Requirements / Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure:
Registered as pharmacy technician with the State Board of
Pharmacy Examiners required.
national license required
Experience (required andpreferred):
One year pharmacy tech experience preferred
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-JEWISH HOSP 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER
Daily Schedule 2
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0189633
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.