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Description

Pharmacy Technician PRN -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

 

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

Looking for someone to cover weekend shifts and during the week as needed.  

 

You Will Be Responsible For:

Pharmacy Operations

 

Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:

  • Standard work parameters

  • Operational programs

  • Delivery and compounding systems

  • Hospital computer systems

  • Medication ordering systems

 

Maintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided by

  • Central Pharmacy

 

Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

  • Accurately interprets electronic records

  • Maintains expertise in Cerner processes

 

Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and delivery of patientspecific medication doses

  • Manages medication delivering activities

  • Prepares accurate medication products for delivery

  • Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

 

Pharmacy Practice

 

Facilitates medication safety practices

  • Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential medication errors such as lookalike sound-alike medications

 

Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development

  • Maintains personal continuing education plan including documentation of an annual selfevaluation and plan for self-development

  • Completes CE modules as part of Pharmacy Technician licensure renewal

 

Provides patientcentered care services

  • Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy

 

 

Clinical Pharmacy Services

 

Supports practice in decentralized areas

    • Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

 

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

 

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

    • Adheres to lunch and break schedule

 

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

    • Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

    • Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift

 

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

 

 

 

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

 

Mentors new staff and assists with training

 

Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertise

    • Actively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiences

 

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 via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

 

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

 

Participates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)

 

Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)

 

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

 

Maintains professional image

    • Actively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requested

 

Schedule and Human Resources Management

 

Must meet work performance standards

    • Failure to meet performance standards may prevent tier advancement and can lead to positive discipline and a demotion

Qualifications



What You Will Need:


  • 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 informal supervisors (pharmacists) and at times, to work well without direct supervision

  • Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

  • Ability to identify, resolve, and mitigate pharmacy operational or program issues

  • Ability to keep accurate and complete records

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to teach pharmacy technician students

  • Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation


  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Highschool degree
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician in their respective state
  • If applicable to facility Sterile Compounding Certification
  • One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience


 


Job Summary:


Supports pharmacists and provides distributive pharmacy services. To provide safe and accurate medication services and to support all those involved in direct patient care.


 


 




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 Technician PRN -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

 

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

Looking for someone to cover weekend shifts and during the week as needed.  

 

You Will Be Responsible For:

Pharmacy Operations

 

Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:

  • Standard work parameters

  • Operational programs

  • Delivery and compounding systems

  • Hospital computer systems

  • Medication ordering systems

 

Maintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided by

  • Central Pharmacy

 

Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

  • Accurately interprets electronic records

  • Maintains expertise in Cerner processes

 

Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and delivery of patientspecific medication doses

  • Manages medication delivering activities

  • Prepares accurate medication products for delivery

  • Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

 

Pharmacy Practice

 

Facilitates medication safety practices

  • Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential medication errors such as lookalike sound-alike medications

 

Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development

  • Maintains personal continuing education plan including documentation of an annual selfevaluation and plan for self-development

  • Completes CE modules as part of Pharmacy Technician licensure renewal

 

Provides patientcentered care services

  • Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy

 

 

Clinical Pharmacy Services

 

Supports practice in decentralized areas

    • Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

 

Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

 

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

    • Adheres to lunch and break schedule

 

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

    • Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

    • Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift

 

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

 

 

 

Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

 

Mentors new staff and assists with training

 

Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertise

    • Actively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiences

 

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 via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice

 

Leadership and Organizational Involvement

 

Participates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)

 

Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)

 

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

 

Maintains professional image

    • Actively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requested

 

Schedule and Human Resources Management

 

Must meet work performance standards

    • Failure to meet performance standards may prevent tier advancement and can lead to positive discipline and a demotion

Qualifications



What You Will Need:


  • 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 informal supervisors (pharmacists) and at times, to work well without direct supervision

  • Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

  • Ability to identify, resolve, and mitigate pharmacy operational or program issues

  • Ability to keep accurate and complete records

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to teach pharmacy technician students

  • Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation


  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Highschool degree
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician in their respective state
  • If applicable to facility Sterile Compounding Certification
  • One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience


 


Job Summary:


Supports pharmacists and provides distributive pharmacy services. To provide safe and accurate medication services and to support all those involved in direct patient care.


 


 




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

AdventHealth Central Texas

About the area
Thanks to the nearby presence of Fort Hood, Killeen is home to people and cultures from all over the world. Because of this diverse and ever-growing population, it is often listed as one of the fastest growing cities in America. Additionally, it boasts an outstanding educational system and a cost of living that is 20 percent lower than the national average. Weekend activities that you can enjoy include taking the kids to the Mayborn Planetarium and Science Theater, indulging your inner foodie at Food Truck Fridays, relaxing at one of the many nearby parks and lakes, or visiting a military museum.




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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