Pharmacy Technician II
Tulane Medical Center

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Do you have the career opportunities as a Pharmacy Tech II you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Tulane Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At Tulane Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Our Mission and Values

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Pharmacy Tech II where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

The Pharmacy Technician II is responsible for accurately performing all basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely, efficient, and customer centric manner. The basic pharmacy technician activities support pharmacy operations that lead to patient safety, regulatory compliance, and efficient workflow. In addition, they are responsible for performing advanced duties that require problem-solving, critical thinking, and process improvement skills. Pharmacy technicians follow the directions of on duty pharmacists and function under their supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs as an ambassador to other work units (e.g. nursing staff) to increase customer service
  • Identifies areas for personal improvement or improvement of pharmacy department to better meet the needs of customers.
  • Provides pharmacists with technical assistance and data gathering to facilitate pharmacist clinical activities (e.g. medication reconciliation, triaging reports, lab value retrieval, etc.).
  • Billing/Inventory Management
  • Accurately performs audits (e.g. anesthesia, overrides, billing, etc.) as assigned
  • Performs administrative billing functions as assigned
  • Assists with inventory management and quality assurance activities as assigned.
  • Medication and Automated Dispensing Machine (ADM) Management
  • Proficient in automated dispensing systems and able to train pharmacy and non-pharmacy personnel and answer questions
  • Troubleshoots ADM issues. (E.g. orders not coming across, drawer failures, medication jams, communication failures, etc.)
  • Able to reconfigure Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADM).
  • Under direction will adjust medication Min & Max
  • Narcotic Discrepancy Audits - Investigates Discrepancies to determine if true discrepancy and completes Audit sheets and/or incidence reports as appropriate
  • Monitor ADT activities and communicate any problems to appropriate individual
  • Compounding/ IV Admixture
  • Demonstrates a high proficiency in the full range of antineoplastic compounding.
  • Compliant with all USP 800 shift/daily/monthly requirements (e.g. cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)
  • Assists with ongoing IV room quality assurance and performance improvement projects as assigned
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Actively searches for potential quality control and performance improvement functions
  • Participates in pharmacy performance improvement projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration:
  • Certified PharmacyTechnician (CPhT) Certification required
  • Intern Permit with theLouisiana State Board of Pharmacy
  • National IV roomcertification preferred.
  • Active Registered Pharmacy Technician, and in good standingwith the Louisiana State Board of Pharmacy.
  • Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent education required
  • Experience: minimum1 year hospital experience.
  • Knowledge,Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrates comprehensive operational knowledge in awide range of medication related areas throughout the hospital
  • Apply known solutions to a variety of predictableproblems
  • Applies and performs processes that require a range ofwell-developed skills where some discretion and judgment is required
  • Interpret available information using discretion andjudgment
  • Take responsibility for own outputs in work andlearning
  • Specialqualifications:
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training andcompetencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which arespecific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. Understanding of computer systems andpharmacy technology desirable.
  • Work schedule: Full-time - Day shift

With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center is an acclaimed teaching, research andmedical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical Center hasbeen named a World's Best Hospital byNewsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities across the globe. Ofthe 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just250 "World's Best Hospitals" found in the United States and the only hospitalin southern Louisiana on the list.

At Tulane, our mission statement reminds us thatabove all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Whenwe speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients andtheir families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed toour employees. You are part of an organization with a long history ofcompassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organizationcan provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you areable to perform your job.

HCA Healthcarehas been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethispheresince 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost forthe delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensatedexpenses.


Ifyou are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personalgrowth, we encourage you to apply for our Pharmacy Tech II opening. We promptlyreview all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted forinterviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity atour company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranstatus, or disability status.


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