Pharmacy Technician - Central Pharmacy - Contingent - Rotating Shifts

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Pharmacy
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244975 Requisition #

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The inpatient pharmacy technician works under the supervision of a pharmacist and assists in the preparation of medications for patients. The pharmacy technician receives medication orders, enters medication orders into the pharmacy computer system, prepares medications and labels for dispensing, delivers medications to patient care areas, maintains drug inventory in dispensing areas, maintains appropriate records and processes medication charges for services rendered.

 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Picks up medication orders and delivers medications to patient care areas on a routine and emergency basis.
  • Accurately interprets and enters medication orders into the pharmacy computer system.
  • Determines quantities needed to fill prescriptions and prepares prescription medications for dispensing following established policy and procedure.
  • Aseptically compounds and labels intravenous solutions according to prescription formula or instructions.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date admission, discharge, and transfer information.
  • Processes discontinued drug orders and performs medication billing functions for services rendered.
  • Performs drug packaging and labeling functions as needed.
  • Collects and records data as needed for workload statistics and maintains other necessary records.
  • Participates in the teaching and supervision of new pharmacy technicians and pharmacy technician students in each of the service areas.

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and duties. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Requires high school diploma or GED
  • Requires a Pharmacy Technician License from the State of Michigan
  • 6 months pharmacy experience preferred
  • Must have the ability use a computer keyboard and type approximately 25 words per minute.
  • Must possess the personality and ability to work with a wide variety of people under sometimes stressful situations.
  • Must be motivated to provide high quality patient care

    Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.

Overview

Partnering with nearly 2 million people on their health journey, Henry Ford Health provides a full continuum of services at 250 care locations throughout southeast and south central Michigan. With 33,000 valued team members, Henry Ford is also among Michigan’s largest and most diverse employers. Our superior care and discoveries are powered by nearly 6,000 physicians, researchers and advanced practice providers. Learn more at henryford.com.

Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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