Works under the direct supervision of the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care services, while considering patient specific factors, through the prioritization and processing of medication orders, the preparing of medications for dispensing, distribution and stocking of patient care locations for subsequent drug administration. Performs data collections, assembly and interpretation for limited quality programs. Completes the knowledge-based program as assigned by Pharmacy Leadership. Through extensive training, the technician will provide the department of pharmacy with a special skill set. Technician will be developed and used to their full potential while redirecting pharmacist care back to direct patient care responsibilities. Advancement opportunity for those technicians seeking to further their career within a highly functioning pharmacy department. Perform other duties as assigned.Responsibilities
Requirements, Preferences and Experience Education
- Practices the Medication-Use Process: Procures, handles, prepares, distributes, charges/credits and disposes of medication safely and accurately.
- Manages own pharmacy practice effectively.
- Uses and maintains automation/equipment.
- Assists the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients.
- Provides education/training.
- Contributes to goals, programs and report cards for operational unit and entity.
- Processes and prepares sterile products for dispensing.
- Participates in inventory management.
- Completes assigned goals.
Minimum: Skills in communicating clearly and effective use of standard English in written, oral and verbal format. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.Experience
Minimum: Minimum of one year previous hospital experience involving medication distribution required; full time technician II within Baptist Corporation required; 6 month minimum as a full time technician at Baptist - Memphis required; previous experience with all Microsoft suite applications including word, publisher, power point and excel required; previous experience with pharmacy automation required.Licensure, Registration, Certification
Minimum: CPHTSpecial Skills
Minimum: Computer skills, typing skills, calculation skills, communication skills required.Training
Minimum: PTCB certification required; registration with the state board of pharmacy required. No formal coaching and counseling in 6 month preceding application to the program. Approval by Pharmacy Leadership and received and read the BMH TCT and/or High Risk Compounding policy; complete all didactic learning associated with the program; pass the continuing education assessment questions with greater than 70% accuracy. Received and completed the self-learning packet and practice exam. Completed the 1:1 supervised experience checklist. Completed the 1:1 supervised experience validation form. Completed the initial validation error log form. Received the VTC checking log. Pass the competency assessment exam with greater than 70% accuracy. Receive final approval from the Pharmacy Leadership. Complete all quality assurance aspects including but not limited to 3 month audit, 6 month audit, annual audit and TCT checking log.About Baptist Memorial Health Care
At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.At Baptist, We Offer:
- Competitive salaries
- Paid vacation/time off
- Continuing education opportunities
- Generous retirement plan
- Health insurance, including dental and vision
- Sick leave
- Service awards
- Free parking
- Short-term disability
- Life insurance
- Health care and dependent care spending accounts
- Education assistance/continuing education
- Employee referral program
Position: 16949 - Technician-Pharmacy III
Facility: BMHSI-Baptist Memorial Health Services, Inc.
Department: AC Specialty Pharmacy BMHSI Metro
Category: Pharmacy Services
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Located in the Memphis metro area