Pharmacy Tech op
Company: Covenant Healthcare
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Covenant HealthCare US:MI:SAGINAW DAY SHIFT FULL TIME BENEFITED
Summary: The Pharmacy technician demonstrates excellent customer
service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all
times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision,
Mission, and Values of Covenant Healthcare and the commitment to
Extraordinary Care for Every Generation. Performs accurate and
efficient technical support tasks to assist and follow the
supervision and direction of the Pharmacist in the preparation,
dispensing, and delivery of pharmaceuticals and other supplies.
Maintains stock levels of pharmaceuticals and other supplies.
Provides pharmacy services to patients of all ages. Perform other
duties as assigned within the scope of technician capability.
Responsibilities: Participates in cost containment efforts through
efficient use of supplies, services, and time management. Follows
all Covenant Healthcare policies in regards to attendance,
punctuality, and break times. Models Covenant's Mission, Vision and
Values of keeping our commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every
Generation. Demonstrates excellent customer service. Communicates
with customers in a professional and courteous manner. Helps health
care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by
phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the
pharmacist. Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical
stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications
and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt;
removing outdated drugs. Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by
complying with procedures, rules and regulations. Protects patients
and employees by adhering to infection control policies and
protocols. Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by
reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels;
calculating. Accepting written prescriptions or refill requests
from patients and evaluating information for completeness and
accuracy. Counting prescription medication, filling prescriptions,
and typing and attaching medication labels. Work with Case
Management, Nursing, and physicians to help ensure patients receive
theri discharge medications before leaving Covenant HealthCare
through Covenant HealthCare's meds to beds" program. Answering all
incoming phone calls, assisting where possible and transferring
when necessary to pharmacists. Participates in unit meetings,
inservices, and activities which support unit function and the
overall goals of the organization. Passing competency exams as
required Other duties as assigned. Other information:
- Math and pharmaceutical proficiency must be demonstrated by
testing and observation.
- Must be able to work well with the public and able to be
tactful in often hectic and stressful situations. Includes proper
- Must be able to type and use basic Windows computer
- Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and
- Ability to work with accuracy and meet established
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
- Current Pharmacy Technician Certification from a Nationally
- If exceptions are made, the technician must obtain
certification no later than six months after employment or
employment will be terminated.
- Current Pharmacy Technician Licensure in the State of
- Previous experience as a hospital pharmacy technician including
compounding sterile products. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA,
FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.
- Frequent lifting 0-10 lbs.
- Frequent standing, walking, feeling, talking, hearing, near
vision, midrange vision, depth perception, visual accommodation,
color vision and field of vision
- Occasional lifting 11-50 lbs.
- Occasional sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling,
climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting,
twisting, reaching, handling and far vision NOTICE REGARDING LATEX
SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT. It has been determined
that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free
work environment at any of its facilities. Unfortunately, that
means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee,
is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises.
Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential
function for any position with Covenant.
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