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Pharmacy Technician Per Diem

Boundary Community Hospital Bonners Ferry, ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY:  The Pharmacy Tech. assists the Pharmacists to maintain the par levels of the pharmacy medications and supplies to ensure quality health care to the community.  The Pharmacy Tech. also packages (UD) and labels medications under the direction of the pharmacist and handles the billing. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalence, prefer an AA degree in Pharmacy Technician.
  • Certification as a Pharmacy Tech is required. 
  • Minimum one(1) year experience in Health care or pharmaceutical
  • Proficient Computer skills to work on Meditech 6.0, keyboard 40 wpm minimum and competent on Microsoft word office products, Excel, Word and Outlook.
SCHEDULE:
  • 0 - 40 hrs per week Mon. – Fri.
  • Overtime as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Places orders to maintain the PAR levels of drugs using contracts for best pricing.
  • Dates, stocks, and maintains pharmaceuticals.
  • Refills/new orders list for the pharmacist with assistance from the pharmacist.
  • Posts receipts of pharmaceuticals in the Billing/Accounts Receivable system and pharmacy system, keeping them up-to-date by adding/removing drugs as necessary within a day turn-around period.
  • Informs the pharmacist of needed additions and deletions by usage to the pharmacy formulary.
  • Addresses patients, visitors and co-workers in a pleasant and respectful manner.  Kind and helpful to all staff.
  • Receives and places confidential information with courtesy, accuracy and respect at all times.  Conscious of and practices confidentiality.
  • Returns drugs as necessary (outdated, overstocked, etc.) and reconciles the receipts with the returned drug amounts.
  • Keeps the drug file pricing current using drug invoices.
  • Creates purchase orders for all supplies obtained for department. use.  Attaches purchase orders to invoices and gives to Materials Management in a timely manner.
  • Posts charges of pharmaceuticals used within the facility that are not otherwise entered in Pyxis.
  • Prepares ECF meds in Always (including pkging U/D, labeling & filing carts)  prior to Pharmacist  final check.
  • Completes inventory at year end.
  • Maintains equipment contracts. i.e., refrigerator, hood maintenance, printers, computers, blister pack sealer.
  • Orders all supplies needed for the pharmacy.
  • Maintains pharmacy shelves – labeling and cleaning.
  • Does special researching, i.e., drug pricing, cost charging.
  • Prints Medication Administration Record for Extended Care Facility.
  • Tears down cards returned from Extended Care Facility at end of month.
  • Assists with Quality Assurance/Improvement reports as able and needed.
  • Refills Acute Care Facility stock drugs so pharmacist can check.
  • Runs special reports for other departments.
  • Attends and keeps minutes for Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee quarterly meetings.
  • Obtains pharmaceuticals from nearby resources if needed immediately.
  • Performs and maintains records for all aspects of Part D billing.
  • Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as situations require to maintain Infection Control standards set by the Hospital.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • All other duties as assigned.

Boundary Community Hospital

Address

Bonners Ferry, ID
83805 USA