Reports to the Director/Manager. Coordinates the daily operational activities of the Pharmacy Technicians by assigning job duties, training, scheduling, evaluating performance, and monitoring workflow and workload for all shifts. Ensures the appropriate medication delivery to nursing units. Facilitates departmental and hospital initiatives to meet or exceed regulatory agency requirements.
MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS
MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.
VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.
SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.
Education and Experience
The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a High School Diploma (or equivalent) and successful completion of a pharmacy technician training program approved by the State of Indiana. Current pharmacy technician license through the State of Indiana Pharmacy Board is required. Certification as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) preferred. A minimum of two years of hospital pharmacy technician experience is required.
Knowledge & Skills
Requires hospital knowledge of unit dose and injectable medications and the set-up and maintenance of Pyxis equipment.
Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills (i.e., word processing and e-mail applications) and a general knowledge of hospital computer systems.
Demonstrates strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to elicit cooperation and support from others and to interact effectively with subordinates, management, and other hospital associates.
Demonstrates the organizational skills necessary to plan and coordinate work assignments for Pharmacy Technicians.
Works in a controlled environment.
Occasional exposure to potentially hazardous substances.
Extensive keyboarding on computers.
Requires the ability to work in an environment of constant distraction and shifting priorities.
Requires the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position.