Merit Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM on the advertising end date.
|Initial Advertising Ends on:||Extended Until Position is Filled|
|Sub Department:||Acute Care - Satellite|
|Building:||General Hospital (GH)|
|Part/Full Time||Full Time Position|
|Hours:||02:00 PM to 12:00 AM|
Details: Work 8 hour shifts scheduled between 2:00 pm - 12:00 midnight.
Details: Work alternating weeks: Week 1) Work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. Week 2) Work Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
|Background Check:||Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.|
|Other Special Qualifications:|
|Additional Information:||Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners must be obtained within 30 days from date of hire and maintained for the duration of employment as mandated by Iowa Code.|
|Desired Qualifications:||Prefer ability to prioritize tasks in time sensitive situations. Prefer previous work experience in an environment that included inventory maintenance activities. Prefer knowledge of windows-based computer programs. Prefer experience working in a team environment. Prefer previous work experience in healthcare. Prefer National Career Readiness Certificate at the Silver Level.|
|Duties:||Perform activities associated with inventory maintenance in dispensing areas including emergency drug supplies. Process drug orders written by physicians on inpatients and outpatients and patient care floorstock orders: read and interpret the order, calculate the dose and/or quantity to dispense, prepare and/or package the correct medication, prepare the label, document activities (dispensing, inventory, inventory reduction, etc.) on appropriate forms. Deliver medications to patient care areas. Generate and/or maintain (includes filing) appropriate records related to medication distribution and dispensing. Utilize various equipment including electronic tablet counters, computerized label printers, high technology liquid filling devices, typewriter, pharmaceutical packaging and compounding equipment, and pneumatic tube system. Compound sterile products including anti-neoplastic drugs in bulk supplies and single doses. Utilize aseptic technique in horizontal and vertical laminar flow hoods. Package and compound non-sterile products in bulk supplies and single doses. Communicate with the general public, patients and other health care personnel in accordance with established departmental guidelines. Perform tasks as assigned by the pharmacist or technician supervisor. Maintain area orderliness and cleanliness. |
MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
1. High school graduation including a general mathematics course, or the equivalent.
a. Two years experience in a position directly related to the natural sciences, or
b. Two years post high school education in the natural sciences or related area, or
c. A combination of related experience and related post high school education to equal two years.
3. National certification as a certified pharmacy technician by a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited pharmacy technician certification program and examination is required. Must meet ongoing education requirements and maintain certification.
4. An exception to the certification requirement is available to pharmacy interns who maintain registration as a pharmacy intern (per Iowa Administrative Code – Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians, Section 3.3) and have six months of experience as a Pharmacy Technician Trainee.
Note: Per Board of Pharmacy Regulations (Iowa Administrative Code -- 657-Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians):
1. A pharmacy technician must register with the Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of employment.
2. Effective July 1, 2009, all pharmacy technicians must be certified by July 1, 2010.
Before applying for the PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, CERTIFIED position, please read the Minimum Qualifications
Work Samples will be administered to determine proficiency for approved Special Qualifications.
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Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.
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