Hospital Pharmacy Technician

in Odessa, TX

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    ab3c4f27-79f5-4618-a28a-52af8366f2d5

  • Req #

    20090299

  • Job Location

    500 W. 4th Street
    Odessa, TX 79761, US

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

  • Job Type

    Regular

  • Schedule

    Full time

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more. 

Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy for ContinueCARE hospital. We are currently recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Technician. The schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Our Pharmacy Technicians demonstrate working knowledge of the policies and procedures regarding procurement, storage, preparation and delivery of pharmaceuticals in hospitals and health system settings. The successful candidate will process physician orders for review by a pharmacist and pick and prepare medications or supplies under pharmacist review. They will also restock supplies and medications, deliver supplies and medications, procure supplies and medications following standard purchasing guidelines and provide feedback on the stock level and on inventory control and delivery processes.

Accountabilities

Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the State Boards of Pharmacy

IV Compounding

Handle doctor calls, faxes and medication deliveries

Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by profiling prescriptions; preparing labels and calculating quantities

Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory

Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

High school degree or equivalent preferred

Texas State Pharmacy Technician license/registration

IV Certified

National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferred

In-patient hospital pharmacy experience highly preferred

Ability to work in a group

Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Strong customer service skills required

Ability to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to focus on tasks; Ability to evaluate operating conditions; Ability to exercise sound judgment

Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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