Pharmacy Technician

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 09/10/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Pharmaceutical, Health Care Pay Rate: $19

Pulse Staffing has contract assignments available for experienced pharmacy technicians with a busy hospital in the Med Center.

Task #1: Assists the pharmacist in ensuring the appropriateness of all medication doses by correctly entering patient’s diagnosis, weight, allergies, and body surface area in the computer.

Responsibility B: Ensures adequate inventory
Task #1: Receives and processes pharmaceutical and supply shipments. 

Responsibility C: Follows proper distribution/delivery procedures
Task #1: Ensures the doses are delivered within established departmental time-frame standards.

Responsibility D: Documentation and Education
Task #1: Completes and documents Daily and Monthly Activity checklists including expired drug checking, cleaning assignments, and ordering supplies and forms.
Task #2: Maintains investigational drug records according to departmental policy.

Responsibility F: Communicates with others 

Responsibility G: Performs essential functions in the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
Task #1: Ensures medications/prescriptions are processed and delivered within department time frame standards.

Responsibility H Performs other essential functions in Compounding and Repackaging     

Responsibility I: Performs Other Essential Pharmacy Support Services Functions
Task #1: Participates in the interim and annual physical inventories, including audit counts, extension procedures, and auditing of inventory reports.

Responsibility J: Performs other essential functions in the Controlled Substances Area

Responsibility K: Performs essential functions in the Investigational Drug Service area

HS Diploma or GED
Registration with the State Board of Pharmacy to work as a technician in Texas
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Two years of pharmacy technician experience
40 hours of training in compounding sterile products
Completion of a 40-hour course sponsored by an ACPE-accredited provider
Completion of a 40-hour training program which is accredited by ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists)

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