Pharmacy Technician Day Shift
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment
Name:Pharmacy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Pharmacy$1,000 SIGN-ON
BONUS!*Pharmacy careers are better at Banner Health. We are
committed to developing the careers of our team members. We care
about you, your career today and your future. If you're looking to
leverage your abilities - apply today.Academic Center- Banner
University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally ranked academic
medical center. BUMCP was recently ranked by U.S. News & World
Report in the top 50 hospitals nationally for specialty care areas
including Geriatrics, Nephrology and Urology. They also tied as the
No. 2 hospital in Arizona along with Banner - University Medical
Center Tucson. Our specialty services include advanced heart care,
treatment for advanced lung diseases, organ transplantation,
orthopedics, rehabilitation, concussion care and much more. Banner
- University Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center.
With our fast growing campus our Pharmacy department has added over
13 new tech functions across all shifts in the past two years. We
have over 16 technician functions at BUMCP. We offer you cross
training in functions like: NICU, OR, MED-History, Buyer, IV
Compounding, Chemotherapy, 340B tech, billing and Pharmacy IT. In
addition we offer many programs like tuition reimbursement, grants
and scholarships. This is a full time, day shift position working
5, 8 hour shifts from 6:00am-2:30pm including rotating weekends and
holidays. You can work your day shifts and still have work life
balance. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential when
applicable. Join us to be a part of this amazing team - apply
- Excludes internal applicants.University Medical Center Phoenix
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally
recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is
focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities
and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical
professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us
to achieve Magnet--- recognition by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent
patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique
specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks
to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of
Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities
include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics,
and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower
and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.POSITION SUMMARY
This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist
performing routine duties in packaging, distribution, non-sterile
compounding, and record-keeping of pharmaceutical supplies. Serves
as a liaison between the customer and the pharmacist. Becomes
proficient in preparing compounded intravenous medications, total
parenteral nutrition products, and chemotherapeutic agents within
compliance with USP regulations. Effectively uses pharmacy computer
systems to investigate and respond to missing medication requests.
Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation,
consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action.
May educate and train peer Pharmacy Technicians, Technician
Externs, Technician Trainees, and volunteers. Must demonstrate the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the
age of the patients.
1. Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary
to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies.
Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through the
wholesaler and other vendors verifying all quantities against
invoices. Assesses practical ways to deal with shorted items and
short-dated or unusable items.
2. Manages users within the automated dispensing technology
database as per policy. Investigates discrepancies and
troubleshoots malfunctions in automated dispensing technology.
3. Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills and is customer service
oriented in all contacts with patients, visitors and staff.
Responds to standard requests from internal customers. Interacts
primarily with department personnel, cross-department personnel,
internal customers, patients and physicians.
4. May use automated dispensing technology or requisition to
restock medications to nursing and ancillary areas after checking
by a pharmacist. When allowed by law and policy, and upon
completion of proper training/competency assessment, may restock
automated dispensing technology using barcode scanning verification
devices. Restocks medications to all areas outside automated
dispensing technology which may include but not limited to trays,
code carts and emergency boxes.
5. Compounds non-sterile medication products. Understands and
appropriately follows all product worksheets/recipes for
documentation and check processes. Understands and adheres to all
applicable USP compounding guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of
and consistently performs calibrations of equipment and accurately
measures components for compounding. Repackages bulk medications
into unit of use packaging. Completes accurate documentation of
medications compounded and repackaged per policy.
6. Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with
all policies, laws, and regulations. Performs quality control
activities such as monthly nursing unit inspections and pharmacy
section checks in a timely manner. Completes documentation of
refrigerator temperatures, and equipment maintenance activities as
7. Handles narcotic medications following all federal and legal
requirements as set through policy and procedure. Understands all
regulatory requirements for receiving, compounding, repackaging,
and distribution for controlled substances. Consistently adheres to
all storage and inventory movement documentation requirements for
controlled substances.8. Becomes proficient in performing
compounding and labeling of intravenous non-hazardous compounds
using proper sterile and aseptic technique as appropriate to the
site of care. Understands the different product lines in sterile
populations (adult, pediatric, and neonate). Completes all required
environmental cleaning procedures. Documents all required tasks and
other information per policy.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion
of a Pharmacy Technician Certification Program.
Requires Pharmacy Technician licensure and active Pharmacy
Technician certification (exception for Nevada) OR Pharmacy Intern
licensure in the state of practice.
Ability to complete moderate to difficult mathematical calculations
using a hand-held calculator is required. Strong customer service
focus, exceptional communication skills, strong attention to
detail, prioritization capabilities, superior problem-solving
skills, and ability to multi-task. Must have knowledge of computer
software, particularly medication management information system
software, Microsoft applications and automated dispensing systems.
Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and
Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess
an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and
maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees
working at Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling
must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level
One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment.BSS Registry Team members
and Travelers are not eligible to drive on behalf of Banner and are
not required to possess a valid driver's license or be eligible for
coverage under the company's auto insurance policy.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAdditional related education and/or
organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy
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