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Description

Pharmacy Tech PRN -  AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

-          Benefits from Day One for eligible employees

-          Paid Days Off from Day One for eligible employees

-          Career Development

-          Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

-          Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Location: 9100 W 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

Primary responsibility is the provision of medication distributive functions and pharmacy operational tasks, which includes but is not limited to assisting the pharmacist with all duties of preparing and dispensing of medications, inventory management, and regulatory compliance.  Performs duties necessary for the effective daily operation of all department services and programs.  Accurately responds to medication dispensing requests, prepares medications for pharmacist final review/check, delivers checked medications, and returns unused or expired medications to appropriate pharmacy areas. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

 

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Pharmacy Operations

         Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in standard work parameters, hospital and pharmacy specific computer systems, and operational programs

         Maintains operational expertise and competency in, and actively provides coverage of technician services provided by central pharmacy operations

         Appropriately utilizes medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Maintains expertise in electronic medical records processes and accurately interprets records

         Accurately completes medication inventories and accurately prepares and dispenses patientspecific medication doses. Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

         Understands how to handle process and appropriately dispose of all waste materials, including all levels of hazardous waste, within the department. Knowledgeable about the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Hazardous Medication Spill Kits in the event of a cytotoxic spill

 

Pharmacy Practice

         Facilitates medication safety practices by identifying and reporting potential medication errors such as look-alike sound-alike medications.

         Prepares and delivers accurate, safe and timely medication

         Supports and collaborates with the decentralized pharmacy staff and patient care providers to optimize care and improve services.

 

Clinical Pharmacy Services

         Supports practice in all pharmacy areas and clinical services

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

         Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

         Assures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

         Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

         Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

         Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)

         Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts

         Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's service standards of Own It, Make It Easy, Love Me, and Keep Me Safe.

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

         Mentors new-staff and assists with training

         Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees and actively engaged in student learning experiences, if applicable

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

         Supports and participates in medicationuse process improvements led by colleagues and peers

         Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes

Professional Activities and Practice Advancements

         Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice by supporting improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

         Participates in departmental meetings

         Participates in departmental educational activities

         Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers

         Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications - External

Knowledge and Experience strongly preferred:

Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problemsolving, and customer service skills

         Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary

         Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and external customers

         Ability to follow direction from formal management personnel and work well under direct supervision of a pharmacist.

         Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

         Ability to identify, mitigate, and escalate when necessary pharmacy operational or program issues

         Ability to keep accurate and complete records

         Knowledge of medical terminology

         Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

         Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

 

Knowledge and Experience Preferred:

         Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

         High School degree or equivalent

 

PREFERRED:

         One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience, retail or ambulatory experience acceptable

Required Licenses:

RPT – Registered Pharmacy Technician or

PHARMINT Pharmacy Intern


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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Description

Pharmacy Tech PRN -  AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

-          Benefits from Day One for eligible employees

-          Paid Days Off from Day One for eligible employees

-          Career Development

-          Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

-          Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Location: 9100 W 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

Primary responsibility is the provision of medication distributive functions and pharmacy operational tasks, which includes but is not limited to assisting the pharmacist with all duties of preparing and dispensing of medications, inventory management, and regulatory compliance.  Performs duties necessary for the effective daily operation of all department services and programs.  Accurately responds to medication dispensing requests, prepares medications for pharmacist final review/check, delivers checked medications, and returns unused or expired medications to appropriate pharmacy areas. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

 

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Pharmacy Operations

         Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in standard work parameters, hospital and pharmacy specific computer systems, and operational programs

         Maintains operational expertise and competency in, and actively provides coverage of technician services provided by central pharmacy operations

         Appropriately utilizes medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Maintains expertise in electronic medical records processes and accurately interprets records

         Accurately completes medication inventories and accurately prepares and dispenses patientspecific medication doses. Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

         Understands how to handle process and appropriately dispose of all waste materials, including all levels of hazardous waste, within the department. Knowledgeable about the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Hazardous Medication Spill Kits in the event of a cytotoxic spill

 

Pharmacy Practice

         Facilitates medication safety practices by identifying and reporting potential medication errors such as look-alike sound-alike medications.

         Prepares and delivers accurate, safe and timely medication

         Supports and collaborates with the decentralized pharmacy staff and patient care providers to optimize care and improve services.

 

Clinical Pharmacy Services

         Supports practice in all pharmacy areas and clinical services

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

         Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

         Assures continuity of care between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

         Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

         Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

         Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers)

         Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts

         Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's service standards of Own It, Make It Easy, Love Me, and Keep Me Safe.

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

         Mentors new-staff and assists with training

         Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees and actively engaged in student learning experiences, if applicable

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

         Supports and participates in medicationuse process improvements led by colleagues and peers

         Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes

Professional Activities and Practice Advancements

         Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice by supporting improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

         Participates in departmental meetings

         Participates in departmental educational activities

         Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers

         Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications - External

Knowledge and Experience strongly preferred:

Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problemsolving, and customer service skills

         Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary

         Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and external customers

         Ability to follow direction from formal management personnel and work well under direct supervision of a pharmacist.

         Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

         Ability to identify, mitigate, and escalate when necessary pharmacy operational or program issues

         Ability to keep accurate and complete records

         Knowledge of medical terminology

         Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

         Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

 

Knowledge and Experience Preferred:

         Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

         High School degree or equivalent

 

PREFERRED:

         One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience, retail or ambulatory experience acceptable

Required Licenses:

RPT – Registered Pharmacy Technician or

PHARMINT Pharmacy Intern


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

About the area
The Kansas City metropolitan area consists of 17 counties in Kansas and Missouri with a population of nearly two million. It is known as the “City of Fountains,” because it has more fountains than any city except Rome. It is a beautiful area with a rich history and offers several distinctive neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, cultural experiences including art, theatre and music as well as fabulous cuisine and shopping.




Our Culture

What is the culture like at AdventHealth
We have a friendly, Christian culture that inspires us to care for patients with uncommon compassion and uncompromising excellence. Because we believe that each person is created in the image of God with an inseparable connection between mind, body and spirit, our focus goes beyond treating illness toward helping people achieve optimal well-being so they can enjoy happy, healthy lives. This same philosophy of care is extended to our team members through personal interactions (team lunches, huddles, and prayer) and professional resources (ongoing education, comprehensive benefits, and employee wellness program) to help you be your best and provide the best possible care.




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