OR Pharmacy Technician, Day/Evening Shift - CUH
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: October 19, 2020
**$2,000 Sign On Bonus** New UTSW employees will be paid $2,000
retention bonus over 1st year of employment as pharmacy technician
at UTSW. JOB SUMMARY At UT Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center, the
Hospital Pharmacy Technician is responsible for reviewing,
processing, preparing, filing, labeling and dispensing of
medications and supplies under supervision and as allowable by law
and in accordance with organizational and departmental policies.
This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position that will be
scheduled primarily evening/2nd shifts and every other weekend at
the William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (CUH) Inpatient
Pharmacy on UTSW s campus in Dallas. **New UTSW employees hired
into this position will eligible for up to, $2,000 retention bonus
- $1,000 paid after 6 months of employment and another $1,000 paid
after 12 months of employment. EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION A minimum
of 2 years of work experience as a licensed pharmacy technician is
required. Candidates with previous pharmacy technician work
experience in an hospital or inpatient setting will be given
preferred consideration. Sterile compounding (IV) certification
accredited by ACPE for inpatient, infusion and/or specified retail
environments is a minimum requirement. Registration with Texas
State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a Registered Technician or
Pharmacist Intern is required and national certification with
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is preferred. Must
have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). High school
diploma or equivalent is required. Candidate must provide
documentation (unofficial transcripts or diploma) to verify highest
level of education. Basic computer skills, data entry, filing is
essential. Ability to communicate in English (speaking, reading,
and writing) is required. Must have good general health and stress
coping ability. Position requires moderate physical effort:
prolonged standing/walking, occasional lifting/carrying (up to 25
lbs), reaching, bending, crouching, etc. JOB DUTIES
- Performs job responsibilities in accordance with organizational
and departmental policies, procedures, performance improvement
objectives and environmental and infection control standards.
- Coordinates daily workflow in assigned area and provides
leadership to other technicians.
- Performs extemporaneous compounding.
- Repackages bulk medications into unit dose per departmental
policy and procedure.
- Enters charges and credits and restocks returns.
- Makes good decisions, accepts responsibilities, and maintains
competency in multiple areas.
- Accepts duty as knowledge and training resource for specific
areas of responsibility and works to improve these areas.
- Fills all orders, floor stock, and fill lists.
- Performs IV calculations and prepares al IV admixture using
proper aseptic technique.
- Handles all intravenous chemotherapy.
- Delivers medication on time. Provides prompt and courteous
service. Receives incoming calls and prioritizes bases on urgency
or nature of requests.
- Audits and signs out all controlled substances in accordance
with state and federal guidelines and organizational policies.
Identifies and corrects discrepancies and reports unusual usage
pattern and trends. Completes medication area inspections. Removes
and documents expired medications.
- Orders, manages and monitors drug inventory in fiscally
responsible manner and is cognizant of appropriate PAR levels in
medication storage areas.
- Enhances personal growth and development. Participates in
educational programs, in-services and meetings. Participates in new
employee orientation and training.
- Treats co-workers and organizational and departmental property
and resources with respect. Maintains clean, orderly and stocked
work environment. Works and problem solves with minimal
- Performs other duties as assigned. SECURITY This position is
security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas
Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UTSW to obtain criminal
history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is
committed to an educational and working environment that provides
equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In
accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits
unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of:
race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual
harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship
status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT
Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Associated topics: antibody, aseptic, dietician, drug discovery,
histologist, immuno oncology, microbiology, therapy, trauma,
Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , OR Pharmacy Technician, Day/Evening Shift - CUH, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas
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