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Pharmacy Technician in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician AdventHealth Gordon
Location Address:  1035 Red Bud Rd NE, Calhoun, GA
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
Co-workers that feel like family
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN - Days
You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assist Pharmacy Buyer in keeping list of medications for order each day
  • When the Pharmacy Buyer is out of the office, the technician will scan the drug order when received from the wholesaler, place on the shelf and place new order for the following day
  • Place ticket with PharmNet, to add to formulary, all drug products received from the wholesaler that are not loaded in Cerner
  • Maintain all refrigerator, cleaning, temperature and hood logs at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Fill the IV or PO medications from the Batch report by 3pm daily
  • Promptly respond to all requests from Nursing listed in the Medication Request Queue in PowerChart
  • Deliver STAT and NOW medications within 15 minutes of request time
  • Deliver missing medications on the hour to each nursing unit
  • Deliver PO and IV medications and fluids to the Pyxis machines in a timely manner
  • Compound IV medications as ordered throughout the day
  • Deliver IV and PO medications that are ordered throughout the day
  • Pyxis troubleshooting as needed within pharmacy and on the nursing units
  • Prepack and unit dose medications as needed throughout the day
  • Flag label bulk products for placement in Pyxis
  • Fill anesthesia carts and OR/OB OR fluids daily
  • Inspect all Crash Carts and restock monthly
  • Update labels on pharmacy inventory for yearly inventory
  • Provide excellent, courteous customer service to employees outside of the pharmacy department

What You Will Need:
  • High School graduate
  • Georgia Pharmacy Technician License
  • Automated medication dispensing process
  • Appropriate Aseptic technique
  • Basic math concepts
  • Basic pharmacy inventory knowledge
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician preferred
  • Two years hospital pharmacy technician experience preferred
  • One-year IV compounding experience preferred
Job Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision of the pharmacist for performing technical and clerical duties, not requiring professional judgment. The technician works in cooperation with all members in assisting to provide quality pharmaceutical care services in a timely and cost-effective manner. The Pharmacy Technician performs duties as assigned by the pharmacist/ director in compliance Gordon Hospital goals and objectives.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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