Trinity Health Pharmacy Tech II in Maywood, Illinois
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: 1 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 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 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 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 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.
III. Position Requirements: Minimum Education: Required: High School Diploma Preferred: High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education
Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience Preferred: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience Licensure/Certifications: Required: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Registered Pharmacy Technician
Job Number: 00114481
Location: Maywood, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center
Employment Type: Part time
Shift: Rotating Shift