PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - RETAIL PHARMACY
Categories: Allied Health Professionals
Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
* High school diploma or equivalent
* Two (2) years of experience in pharmacy or equivalent technician is required.
**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) preferred.
** Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA).
** Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE.
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 imporve 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 supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Full time position, Day shift, alternating weekends. Department seeks applicants with RETAIL Pharmacy Technician experience, minimum of 2 years and great customer service skills.
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; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.