Jun 30, 2020

Outpatient Pharmacy Tech

  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Outpatient Pharmacy Tech - (200000H8)

Description

Children's National Hospital is seeking an Outpatient Pharmacy Technician with IV/ Infusion experience for a full time assignment at their new location in Prince Georges County. Under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist in Charge or the Manager of Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacy Services, the Outpatient Pharmacy Technician prepares IV admixture solutions accurately, with the highest quality possible, and in a timely manner for patients. The Pharmacy Tech also participates in any other duties related to the dispensing of medications for which the job may require.

Requirements:
•Reports to the Pharmacist in Charge.
•Must have Maryland license & national certification (PTCB)
•Prepares IV admixtures as required.
•Follows techniques and policies to ensure quality of products and personal safety.
•Cleans equipment and work area to maintain an aseptic work environment.
•Maintains the necessary supplies for the amount of compounding work scheduled for the day.
•Removes trash and cleans preparation room according to the policies and procedures.
•Unpacks and stocks supplies in the appropriate storage areas; restocks drug cart daily.
•Relieves pharmacy inventory for the computer once medications have been delivered to patients.
•Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
•Completion of an external pharmacy technician training program is desirable.
•Maryland Pharmacy Tech license is required. PTCB required. Six (6) months experience in the last three years as a home infusion or hospital technician required.
•Working knowledge of pharmaceutical mathematics
•Knowledge of sterile technique and demonstrates aseptic technique proficiency Knowledge of infusion nomenclature Knowledge for the safety guidelines for handling chemotherapy Familiar with equipment and supplies
•Ability to calibrate and use equipment to make IV
•Ability to work with computers for data entry and manipulation
•Ability to change from one work project to another quickly as required by the workload
•Ability to do high volume of work with few or no errors
•Ability to keep good records for all work performed
•Works well in isolation on tasks requiring patience and thoroughness
•Strong attention to detail follows protocols or procedures precisely
•Works within the limits of technical practice; practices self-supervision and is self-starter
•Practices teamwork both within the pharmacy department and with the internal customs of Children's National Hospital

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Associate's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Science related field and 1 year of hospital experience as a hospital Pharmacy Technician (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years
1 year

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Experience in a hospital setting (Required)
Experience in pediatric setting as a pharmacy technician is preferred (Preferred)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Accurate data entry skills
Able to read write and speak English fluently
Strong time management and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal relationship skills; excellent oral, written communication, and presentation skills.
Excellent attention to details
Must be proficient in pharmaceutical calculations

Functional Accountabilities

Patient Medication List
1. Possess accurate data entry skills
2. Able to read, write and speak English fluently
3. Experienced in Microsoft office( Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
4. Fill, sort and deliver medication orders in a timely and efficient manner
5. Able to interview patients or caregiver to accurate create medication list
6. Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure; this may include using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and being able to compute rate, ratio, and percent
7. Strong time management and organizational skills

Customer Service
1. Excellent Communication skills, both orally and in writing
2. Able to effectively present information to the patient and in small group situations
3. Able to collaborate with other healthcare professionals
4. Anticipate and responds to customers needs; follows up until needs are met
5. Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

Safety
1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promotes safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: Maryland-Lanham

Work Locations

: PG ROC 2900 North Campus Way Lanham 20706

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Patient ServicesRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: VariableWork Schedule: Variable

Job Posting

: Feb 20, 2020, 10:00:00 PM