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Pharmacy Technician II – Pharmacy – Multi Campus - Medication History Program in Maitland, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Date Posted:
    5/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    279589
  • Job Family
    Pharmacy
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Evening
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Pharmacy Technician II – Pharmacy – Multi Campus 

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



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.


AdventHealth Pharmacy Techs positions for medication history collection may be offered at the following locations (availability fluctuates based on campus needs):


AdventHealth Altamonte


AdventHealth Apopka


AdventHealth Celebration


 AdventHealth Children's


AdventHealth East Orlando


AdventHealth Orlando


AdventHealth Kissimmee


AdventHealth Winter Park



Work Hours/Shifts:

M – F, Every other weekend; 2:30pm – 11:00pm



Job Summary:

The Technician II 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:

  • Some knowledge of medical terminology (Preferred)
  • Skills in aseptic technique (Preferred)
  • 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 OR
  • Be a graduate of a non-US college of pharmacy
  • Hospital pharmacy experience (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.
  • Keep pharmacy areas clean, stock, neat and well organized as expected.
  • 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.

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 and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Pharmacy Technician II, Pharmacy, Multi Campus, Night



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Pharmacy
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Evening
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  May 14, 2019, 7:01:33 PM

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