Retail Pharmacy Technician, Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Working under supervision, the Retail Pharmacy Technician is
responsible for reviewing, processing, preparing, filing, labeling
and dispensing of medications and supplies as allowable by law and
in accordance with organizational and departmental policies.
This is a PRN/per diem position that will be scheduled 8-hour
shifts, as needed, to work at the retail pharmacies on the UT
Southwestern Medical Center campus in Dallas. All shifts to be
scheduled during the retail pharmacy's operating hours of Monday -
Friday 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM with some weekends.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
A minimum of 2 years of paid work experience as a licensed pharmacy
technician in a retail/outpatient setting is required.
Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE:
Inpatient and infusion environments required at time of hire
Specified retail environments required within 6-months of hire
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. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with
course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or
American Red Cross (ARC) is required.
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.
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
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 supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education
Code -51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern 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
Keywords: UT Southwestern, Dallas , Retail Pharmacy Technician, Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy, Hospitality & Tourism , Dallas, Texas
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