UNC Health Care INPATIENT PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
INPATIENT PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I
Job ID: PHA006IR
Position: Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I / INPATIENT OPERATIONS
Location: Main Hospital / Chapel Hill
Hours: Full Time, 40 hrs/wk; every third weekend; set schedule/non-rotating shifts
Multiple Positions/Shifts Available
· Day Shift; 6:45am--3:15pm,· Evening
The UNC Department of Pharmacy Central Inpatient is seeking a Pharmacy Technician to work in their multidisciplinary environment utilizing some of the most progressive technologies and facilities for pharmacy practice, including the advance use of pharmacy automation, and fully computerized pharmacy systems.
Appropriately delivers, fills and/or exchanges medications to automated dispensing cabinets and/or patient floors
Works in conjunction with automated dispensing technology to supply correct medications for individual patients, according to pharmacist and physician orders
Screens patient medication orders for accuracy, resolves questions in consultation with licensed pharmacist
Prepares and/or fills medication orders (oral, topical, etc.) under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
Reconstitutes and dispenses medications according to prescribed orders
Performs receiving, storage, and data entry of medications and materials received from suppliers
Maintains proper storage and security of controlled and non-controlled medication
Operates pharmacy automation systems in accordance with department SOPs including, but not limited to Pyxis Medication Cabinets and Talyst Carousel drug storage system
Documents pharmaceutical activities within automated and paper systems
Provides resolution or triage service response to telephone and digital messaging inquiries
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Prior institutional pharmacy setting experience, such as a hospital, nursing home, or long term care facility
Ability to work in a large team environment
Initiative to learn new processes and procedures
Ability to lift 35lbs
Endure standing for long periods of time, up to eight hours
Ability to walk up to 6 miles per shift
The Department of Pharmacy is a dynamic, integral and critical part of patient care provided by the University of North Carolina Health Care System. Our mission is to provide patient-centered medication management that optimizes outcomes through an alignment of practice, education, research and leadership.
The UNC Department of Pharmacy is an organization of more than 400 people who focus their attention on caring for patients of the UNC Health Care System. We are culturally diverse and have a variety of backgrounds, interests, capabilities and experience.
The Department of Pharmacy has 2 retail pharmacies, a central inpatient pharmacy and several satellite pharmacies to include Pediatrics, Operating Room, Oncology and Investigational Drugs.
The Pharmacy Department has adopted the staff governance model. This model will ensure that staff members are instrumental in the development and implementation of ideas that will directly impact the department’s operations, practice, performance improvement, professional development, and finance.
Progressive Work Environment
Ranked #50 on Forbes’ list of America’s best employers
Positive work-life balance with consistent, reliable scheduling
Opportunities for advancement
Lean Six Sigma quality improvement training and participation
Free continuing education courses
Generous paid time off policy & guaranteed vacations
Competitive pay & benefits packages
Tuition waiver & reimbursement programs
HS diploma or equivalent. Completion of an academic pharmacy technician training program preferred. Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy. CPhT from PTCB required within 12 months of hire. Prior pharmacy technician experience is preferred.
Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Department: U-23021-PHARMACY INPATIENT OPERATIONS
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