Trinity Health LUHS_PHARMACY TECH FP_2972 in Maywood, Illinois

Loyola University Health System Job Description Job Title: PHARMACY TECH FP Job Code: 2972 Department (Name/Number): PHARMACY / 11770 Reports to: ADMIN DIR PHARMACY Date: 06/13/2016 FLSA Status Non-Exempt EEO Category 50 506 Pay Grade 34 I. Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to perform any combination of the following duties assigned by and under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist for the age specific treatment of patients and delivery to pharmacy customers: assisting in medication procurement, storage, preparation and distribution including delivering medications, preparing sterile products in compliance with USP 797 guidelines, inventory management, assisting with documentation and record keeping, working with automation and computers, plus any other task assigned that is not required by law to be performed by a pharmacist. II. Position Responsibilities: No. Percent of Time Essential Duty Job Duties 1 40% Yes Compound age-specific sterile medication admixtures in compliance with USP797 guidelines. a) Admixing age-specific IVPBs and large volume solutions in compliance with USP797 guidelines. b) Admixing age-specific TPN solutions in compliance with USP797 guidelines. c) Calibrating automated compounding devices to prepare accurate solutions. d) Collating label printout to guide work load and work flow in the Clean Room. 2 25% Yes Process age-specific medication orders for patient therapy throughout the institution. a) Process Epic-generated age-specific patient orders after verification by a pharmacist. b) Process requisitions to provide pharmaceuticals for other service areas. c) Answer phone,tube and window to assist pharmacy customers. d) Maintain specialty drug kits and crash carts to be used for patient emergencies. e) Fill 24 hour medication cassettes for patient drug therapy. 3 15% Yes Perform tasks such as delivery, charging, crediting and filing to capture proper revenue and maintain required documentation and audit trails. a) Deliver controlled substances to assure a secure transfer of these medications. b) File controlled substance administration sheets to maintain required records and audit trails. c) Charging and crediting medication to provide a complete and accurate patient bill. 4 10% Yes Participate in departmental Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance programs to monitor Pharmacy performance. a) Perform expiration dating monitoring to assure the current dating of medication supplies . b) Perform clean room Quality Assurance monitoring to assure the integrity of the sterile products prepared. 5 10% Yes Monitor departmental inventory and replenish from internal sources so that medication is available for prompt patient delivery. a) Restocking unit dose bins to provide medication for distribution. b) Restocking clean room work area to provide supplies and medications for distribution. c) Restocking specialty drug kit and crash cart medication tray area to provide medications for replenishing kits and medication trays fot the crash carts. d) Restock robot and automated dispensing cabinets to maintain continuous work flow and supply of medication for administration. e) Restock and run FDS machine for cart fills and repackaging requirements. Complexity Factor: B Work consists of duties involving several related sequential steps, processes or methods. Duties require consideration of factors and conditions that are apparent and readily verifiable. (Ex. Occupational Therapy Asst, Echo Tech, LPN, Clerk, Secretary) Impact Factor: H Work has moderate impact on a specific area. Substantial impact on student or patient well-being, comfort or convenience. (Ex. LPN, Accounts Payable Clerk, Admin Asst, Supervisor) Freedom of Action: Specific, detailed guidelines are provided to employee and supervisor maintains close controls. Supervisory Responsibility: Staff: N/A - position does not supervise staff Functional: N/A - no functional supervisory responsibilities Safety Accountabilities: Loyola is committed to providing care that is safe. It is expected that all Loyola employees will perform their job function in a professional and competent manner that constantly seeks to reduce the risk of harm to patients, families and co-workers. Quality Improvement Accountabilities: Loyola is committed to the continuous improvement of the services it provides to its patients and their families. All Loyola employees are expected to participate in quality improvement activities. Magis & Service Excellence Accountabilities: Responsible for consistently demonstrating our Magis values of Care, Concern, Respect and Cooperation through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to prevent and solve problems and to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a safe environment. Responsible for developing and maintaining an environment of service excellence as outlined in the Service Excellence standards. Patient Population Specific Competencies: Demonstrates the skills and knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient populations served by the specific unit to which the incumbent is assigned. M u s t b e a b l e t o a s s e s s d a t a r e f l e c t i v e o f t h e p a t i e n t s s t a t u s a n d i n t e r p r e t a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n n e e d e d t o i d e n t i f y e a c h p a t i e n t s r e q u i r e m e n t r e l a t i v e t o p o p u l a t i o n s p e c i f i c n e e d s . The primary patient population for the unit is (ie clinical, disease, culture, special needs, etc.) Age Specific Competencies: D e m o n s t r a t e s k n o w l e d g e o f t h e p r i n c i p l e s o f g r o w t h a n d d e v e l o p m e n t f o r t h e a p p r o p r i a t e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t s p a t i e n t s . T h e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t ' s p a t i e n t s i s : Infancy Toddler Preschooler School Age Adolescence Young Adult Middle Adult Geriatrics III. Position Requirements: Minimum Education: Required: High School Diploma Preferred: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education Specify Degree(s): None Required Residency: None Required Minimum Experience: Required: Less than one year of previous job-related experience Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience Managerial Experience: N/A Licensure/Certifications: Required: Registered Pharmacy Technician Preferred: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Other: N/A Computer Skills: Required: Basic Keyboarding Skills Preferred: Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word Other: N/A Typing Words Per Minute: N/A Required Skills: Ability to communicate verbally Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people Ability to deal with stressful situations Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to organize workflow Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing Ability to work as an effective team member Other: Ability to perform accurate math calculations for medication compounding needs. Personal Relationships: Routine job with interpersonal contact Internal Contacts: Within Department Cross-departmental Management External Contacts: Visitors Working Conditions: Normal light, heat, air and space in work environment Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards Physical Demands: Occasionally: Climb-Stairs Climb–Ladder Crouching Frequently: Standing Walking Sitting Bending Reaching with Arms Reaching with Arms Finger/Hand Dexterity Talking Hearing Seeing Pushing/Pulling Lifting/Carrying (Up to 10 lbs) Writer: HUSEMANN, ROBERTA 10/29/2009 Approver: CHRISTY RUS 10/29/2009 Information shown on loyola.wired and the Information Portal are proprietary to Loyola University Medical Center and Stritch School of Medicine. 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Loyola University Health System

Job Description

Job Title:PHARMACY TECH FP

Job Code:2972

Department (Name/Number):PHARMACY / 11770

Reports to:ADMIN DIR PHARMACY

Date:06/13/2016

FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

EEO Category50 506

Pay Grade34

I. Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to perform any combination of the following duties assigned by and

under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist for the age specific treatment of patients and delivery

to pharmacy customers: assisting in medication procurement, storage, preparation and distribution

including delivering medications, preparing sterile products in compliance with USP 797 guidelines,

inventory management, assisting with documentation and record keeping, working with automation and

computers, plus any other task assigned that is not required by law to be performed by a pharmacist.

II. Position Responsibilities:

No. Percent

of Time

Essential

Duty Job Duties

1 40% Yes

Compound age-specific sterile medication admixtures in compliance

with USP797 guidelines. a) Admixing age-specific IVPBs and large volume

solutions in compliance with USP797 guidelines. b) Admixing

age-specific TPN solutions in compliance with USP797 guidelines. c)

Calibrating automated compounding devices to prepare accurate

solutions. d) Collating label printout to guide work load and work flow in

the Clean Room.

2 25% Yes

Process age-specific medication orders for patient therapy throughout

the institution. a) Process Epic-generated age-specific patient orders

after verification by a pharmacist. b) Process requisitions to provide

pharmaceuticals for other service areas. c) Answer phone,tube and

window to assist pharmacy customers. d) Maintain specialty drug kits

and crash carts to be used for patient emergencies. e) Fill 24 hour

medication cassettes for patient drug therapy.

3 15% Yes

Perform tasks such as delivery, charging, crediting and filing to capture

proper revenue and maintain required documentation and audit trails. a)

Deliver controlled substances to assure a secure transfer of these

medications. b) File controlled substance administration sheets to

maintain required records and audit trails. c) Charging and crediting

medication to provide a complete and accurate patient bill.

4 10% Yes

Participate in departmental Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance

programs to monitor Pharmacy performance. a) Perform expiration

dating monitoring to assure the current dating of medication supplies .

b) Perform clean room Quality Assurance monitoring to assure the

integrity of the sterile products prepared.

5 10% Yes

Monitor departmental inventory and replenish from internal sources so

that medication is available for prompt patient delivery. a) Restocking

unit dose bins to provide medication for distribution. b) Restocking clean

room work area to provide supplies and medications for distribution. c)

Restocking specialty drug kit and crash cart medication tray area to

provide medications for replenishing kits and medication trays fot the

crash carts. d) Restock robot and automated dispensing cabinets to

maintain continuous work flow and supply of medication for

administration. e) Restock and run FDS machine for cart fills and

repackaging requirements.

Complexity Factor:B

Work consists of duties involving several related sequential steps, processes or methods. Duties

require consideration of factors and conditions that are apparent and readily verifiable. (Ex.

Occupational Therapy Asst, Echo Tech, LPN, Clerk, Secretary)

Impact Factor:H

Work has moderate impact on a specific area. Substantial impact on student or patient

well-being, comfort or convenience. (Ex. LPN, Accounts Payable Clerk, Admin Asst, Supervisor)

Freedom of Action:

Specific, detailed guidelines are provided to employee and supervisor maintains close controls.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Staff:N/A - position does not supervise staff

Functional:N/A - no functional supervisory responsibilities

Safety Accountabilities:

Loyola is committed to providing care that is safe. It is expected that all Loyola employees will

perform their job function in a professional and competent manner that constantly seeks to

reduce the risk of harm to patients, families and co-workers.

Quality Improvement Accountabilities:

Loyola is committed to the continuous improvement of the services it provides to its patients and

their families. All Loyola employees are expected to participate in quality improvement activities.

Magis & Service Excellence Accountabilities:

Responsible for consistently demonstrating our Magis values of Care, Concern, Respect and

Cooperation through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to prevent and solve

problems and to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a safe

environment.

Responsible for developing and maintaining an environment of service excellence as outlined in

the Service Excellence standards.

Patient Population Specific Competencies:

Demonstrates the skills and knowledge necessary to provide appropriate care to the patient

populations served by the specific unit to which the incumbent is assigned.

M u s t b e a b l e t o a s s e s s d a t a r e f l e c t i v e o f t h e p a t i e n t s s t a t u s a n d i n t e r p r e t

a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n n e e d e d t o i d e n t i f y e a c h p a t i e n t s r e q u i r e m e n t r e l a t i v e

t o p o p u l a t i o n s p e c i f i c n e e d s .

The primary patient population for the unit is (ie clinical, disease, culture, special

needs, etc.)

Age Specific Competencies:

D e m o n s t r a t e s k n o w l e d g e o f t h e p r i n c i p l e s o f g r o w t h a n d d e v e l o p m e n t f o r t h e

a p p r o p r i a t e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t s p a t i e n t s . T h e a g e s p a n o f t h e u n i t ' s

p a t i e n t s i s :

Infancy

Toddler

Preschooler

School Age

Adolescence

Young Adult

Middle Adult

Geriatrics

III. Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required:High School Diploma

Preferred:High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education

Specify Degree(s):None Required

Residency:None Required

Minimum Experience:

Required:Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred:1-2 years of previous job-related experience

Managerial Experience:N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Registered Pharmacy Technician

Preferred:

Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Other:N/A

Computer Skills:

Required:

Basic Keyboarding Skills

Preferred:

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Other:N/A

Typing Words Per Minute:N/A

Required Skills:

Ability to communicate verbally

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

Ability to deal with stressful situations

Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to organize workflow

Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing

Ability to work as an effective team member

Other:Ability to perform accurate math calculations for medication compounding needs.

Personal Relationships:

Routine job with interpersonal contact

Internal Contacts:

Within Department

Cross-departmental

Management

External Contacts:

Visitors

Working Conditions:

Normal light, heat, air and space in work environment

Occasional exposure to unpleasant physical conditions and/or health & safety hazards

Physical Demands:

Occasionally:

Climb-Stairs

Climb–Ladder

Crouching

Frequently:

Standing

Walking

Sitting

Bending

Reaching with Arms

Reaching with Arms

Finger/Hand Dexterity

Talking

Hearing

Seeing

Pushing/Pulling

Lifting/Carrying (Up to 10 lbs)

Writer:HUSEMANN, ROBERTA 10/29/2009 Approver: CHRISTY RUS

10/29/2009

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University Medical Center and Stritch School of Medicine. Such information shall not be

used for private or commercial purposes, and it shall not be disseminated in any form to

any person who is not employed by these organizations unless the information is

otherwise publicly available.

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Job Number: 00094030

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Part time

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