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Location: US-OR-Beaverton Req ID: 2021-7828 Position Category: Pharmacy Position Type: Regular Part-Time Job Type: AFSCME union represented Department: Ambulatory Pharmacy Salary Range: $23.92 - $32.36 per hour Schedule: Monday-Sunday, variable days/evenings, 8 to 10 hour days, rotating weekends Hours: 6:00am-10:30pm, variable HR Mission: Healthcare
Function/Duties of Position
This position provides technical support to pharmacists through preparation of unit doses, data entry, delivery of medications, and cartfill exchange. Person working this shift is responsible for ensuring accountability and accuracy of standard operations procedures in these areas. Position works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist who is responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants 65. Be able to perform duties as specified in Pharmacy Technician 1 and 2 Class Specifications as applicable to work unit.
Completion of high school degree
Active State of Oregon Pharmacy Technician License AND 2 years of Pharmacy work experience, or equivalent additional education AND Certification from the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or National Healthcareer Association. Certification must be maintained
Ability to read and understand medical-related terms
Ability to perform basic pharmaceutical mathematics calculations
Skill at manipulating small objects, e.g., needles, syringes, ampules
Ability to use mechanical system for transfer of fluids
Knowledge of and skill at application of aseptic technique
Ability to establish priorities in workflow
Good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work under supervision of diverse Pharmacists
Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals and noise
Understand the difference of non-hazardous and hazardous medications; safely handle hazardous medications per regulatory guidelines
Flexibility in scheduling of shift times
Accountability for accuracy associated with performance of the duties to this position
Ability to stand/walk, push or pull delivery carts, bending and reaching for 6-8 continuous hours per day
Maintain automated dispensing cabinet movement and stock to accommodate patient needs
Ability to manipulate dosage form devices (i.e., syringes, unit dose packaging etc)
Must be able to peform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Formal pharmacy technician training program
Inpatient and outpatient hospital pharmacy experience