Responsible for assisting the pharmacists in pharmaceutical preparation, distribution and the record keeping functions in the delivery of pharmaceutical supplies to patients in accordance with department policies and procedures. Assists in control and accountability for all medications in the hospital including aspects of inventory control such as medication ordering. Perform system maintenance and basic trouble shooting for pharmacy operating systems such as Pyxis. Provides assistance to nursing staff with ADC questions/problems.
The associate is expected to have completed all training and educational requirements as stated by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
Modest computing skills: ability to use PC for word processing and ability to learn programs necessary to complete work is desired
Prior work experience in a hospital pharmacy is desired.
Possession of either a current Pharmacy Technician Candidate Permit, or a current Pharmacy Technician Certificate as issued by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.