The Pharmacy Technician performs a variety of duties and technical tasks structured to assist the pharmacist, patients, and other healthcare providers. These tasks are designed to support the medication distribution system for hospital patients. The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing services in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Supports the medication dispensing practice through accurate preparation of doses, delivery of medications via computerized tube system or hand delivered as needed, maintenance of Pyxis stock, CII Safe, and processes discharges and transfers. Performs stock billing functions. Assures that medication stock is in date and not deteriorated through monthly assigned checks. Repackages medications supporting the unit dose systems. Assists with monthly cleaning and disinfecting clean room per established procedure. Self-directed to work in an efficient and organized complying with hospital policies and procedures. Performs all duties of Pharmacy Technician under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Participates in continuous process improvement initiatives.
High School Diploma/GED is required.
Registered Maryland Board of Pharmacy Technician is required.
National certification preferred.
Previous pharmacy technician experience is preferred.
Basic computer/keyboard skills (including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and a good understanding of medical terminology are required. Must be able to participate in all aspects of drug distribution, communicate with other hospital employees, and prioritize work based on acuity/need.
Internal Number: PHARM01428
About Trivergent Health Alliance, MSO
Trivergent Health Alliance MSO is a management services organization formed to provide regional healthcare services to Frederick Health and Meritus Health. Overseeing 3 key service lines for the two hospitals its purpose is to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of care by focusing efforts in the areas of laboratory, materials management, and pharmacy. Trivergent Health Alliance MSO has a single mission, vision and values that builds on the legacies of both organizations and points us to the future where we will work together to care for the patients in Maryland’s western region.