Pharmacy Technician II –Pharmacy – East Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    7/17/2019
  • Job ID:
    282550
  • Job Family
    Pharmacy
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Variable
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth East Orlando

Job Description



Pharmacy Technician II –Pharmacy – East Orlando

AdventHealth East Orlando seeks to hire a Pharmacy Technician II who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

AdventHealth East Orlando, a 293-bed full service community hospital that serves as one of AdventHealth’s seven satellite facilities, became part of the AdventHealth system in 1990. At AdventHealth East Orlando, we strive to improve our patients’ quality of life through a holistic approach to health care — mind, body and spirit — while remaining at the forefront of medical innovation. During the past ten years, we’ve invested more than %24122 million in facility improvements to serve the growing community. Among the recent additions and openings, we have an expanded emergency room, a center for Medical Simulation and Education, a Children’s Emergency Center, a Renovated Cancer Institute, and a new 40-bed inpatient nursing unit. The hospital is also home to the AdventHealth Orthopaedic Institute at East Orlando as well as a comprehensive urology program.



Department Profile:

The inpatient pharmacy at AdventHealth East Orlando is comprised of a dedicated team of professionals including a Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Clinical Staff Pharmacists, Certified Pharmacy Technicians and a pharmacy buyer. The department provides contemporary pharmaceutical care including pharmacokinetic consultative services, total parenteral nutrition dosing and glycemic management. Our highly trained staff practice in a decentralized model and maintain high standards to meet all patient care needs. The department also serves as a site for education of two pharmacy residents and students from various colleges of pharmacy.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Variable



Job Summary:

The technician will be responsible for but not limited to the following: Assists the pharmacist with all duties of preparing and dispensing of medication. Prepares sterile products such as IV solutions, piggyback containers, irrigation’s, TPN’s, prefilled syringes, reconstituting of medications under aseptic conditions. Keeps work area and equipment clean and neat. Performs various clerical and specialized duties. Helps in the training of pharmacy technician I and newly hired pharmacy technicians. Accurately refills Pyxis Med Station; accurately conducts inventory of Pyxis Med Station and accurately loads and unloads medications to/from Pyxis as directed by the Director or Supervisor. Assists IV pharmacist with recording and distribution of large and small volume IV solutions. Performs all necessary tasks related to front reception area. Performs all duties necessary to provide for the effective daily operation of all department services and programs. Serves the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients. Specific age groups are identified in the position responsibilities. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Starting January 1, 2011 must have 1500 hours work experience under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist or must have completed a Board of Pharmacy approved training program.
  • be a graduate of a non-US college of pharmacy
  • Hospital pharmacy experience. (Preferred)
  • Some knowledge of medical terminology (Preferred)
  • Skills in aseptic technique (Preferred)



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Must be registered with the State of Florida Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician (after Jan 1, 2010) OR
  • be enrolled as a pharmacy technician student in a Board of Pharmacy approved training program. The technician student shall wear identification that indicates his or her status. OR
  • be a graduate of a non-US school of pharmacy possessing a valid Florida Pharmacy Intern registration



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Consistently assist the pharmacists in all inpatient functions as needed.
  • Maintains accuracy in assisting pharmacists to ensure that all orders are processed, dispensed and delivered promptly. Correctly fills and accurately exchanges cassettes in a timely manner. Always obtains pharmacists’ verification before distribution of any medication. Always follows correct procedure for filling, recording and distributing pharmacy trays.
  • Mixes sterile products as required, using aseptic technique under the laminar flow hood. Follows clean room guidelines and accurately prepares IV solutions and other sterile products including TPN. Cleans the laminar flow hood and work area thoroughly, wears appropriate attire and signs laminar flow hood log. Contacts patient care areas regarding unclear, expensive, short dated or problem IV medication orders. Provides documentation of attendance of at least one seminar on aseptic preparation of Parenteral products.
  • Accurately performs various functions involved in Pharmacy Department. Prepacks oral solid/liquid medication into unit-dose packaging in accordance with procedures and guidelines. Maintains appropriate levels of control floor stock items and accurately replaces medications in Pyxis device. Carries out special projects or assignments as directed by supervisor.
  • Screens and refers all incoming calls and department visitors to ensure that accurate and timely departmental communications are facilitated and that the department is presented in a positive manner.
  • Interact with patients and caregivers to ensure that medication histories are collected and accurately documented in the patient’s medical record.
  • Functions as a trainer for new staff.
  • Understands how to handle process and appropriately dispose of all waste materials, including all levels of hazardous waste, within the department. Knowledgeable about the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Chemo Spill Kits in the event of a cytotoxic spill.
  • Employee will receive appropriate training in the handling of hazardous waste during initial training into the department, and then will receive an annual update thereafter.
  • Keep pharmacy areas clean, stock, neat and well organized as expected.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Pharmacy Technician II opportunity with AdventHealth East Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Pharmacy Tech, East Orlando Pharmacy, Full Time



Position Location:  East Orlando
Job:  Pharmacy
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Variable
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Non Degree Program
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 17, 2019, 10:03:12 AM

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