All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
5pm - 9am during the week OR
8:30am - 5pm OR 11am - 7:30pm on the weekends
Location: 9100 W 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204
The community you’ll be caring for:
At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The role you’ll contribute:
Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician/Student performs all accountabilities associated with the compounding, dispensing, charging, and delivery of medications to the patients.
As the student progresses through their PharmD program, they may have the potential to do patient counseling in addition to their technician responsibilities.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
·Treats co-workers, patients, physicians and guests with kindness, care and courtesy
·Attendance patterns reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs
·Communicates with pharmacists and other technicians in an open, cordial manner so that information related to the department operations is freely exchanged
·Completes assigned duties so that co-workers are not burdened with additional responsibilities
·Performs functions requested by pharmacists or pharmacy leadership in a timely manner
·Maintains confidentiality of patient and business information
·Verbally and behaviorally supports Shawnee Mission Medical Center mission and values
·Demonstrate and convey a favorable image of the Medical Center
·Pyxis generated “stock out” bulletins and “medications not loaded” reports are addressed quickly
·Compound all medications accurately as needed
·Maintain a high level of accuracy and accountability in all controlled substance transactions
·Conduct self with the same high standards of conduct regardless of level of supervision on the shift
·Incorporate patient, physician and customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action
·Answer phone in a prompt courteous manner
·Complete daily outdates as required with Pyxis machines
·Fill and deliver all medications ordered to patient care areas without delay
·Restock boxes, kits, trays and code cart trays without being asked
·Make positive contributions to the departments Interdepartmental Customer Satisfaction scores
·Complete deliveries and refill functions as quickly as possible so as to minimize time spent out of the department
·Show pride and responsibility for your department and positively impact the Gallup Engagement survey
·Proficiently practice aseptic technique
·Answer telephone and use experience and/or prioritization skills to appropriately forward calls as needed.
·Display pride in work
·Identify to department leadership opportunities to improve work flow and/or processes
·Come to work alert and attentive to patients, customers and co-workers and remain so throughout the shift
·Assess par levels and notify department leadership and pharmacy buyer of need to increase these to resolve chronic stock out situations
·Fill, stock, deliver and load all medications located in Pyxis Medstations and in the department, and unload medications appropriately which have been placed there patient specifically.
·Perform tasks related to maintaining all centralized and decentralized pharmacy inventory.This includes, but is not limited to:assessing par levels, stocking shelves, ordering supplies and alerting buyer to stock shortages
·Make/deliver products so that they arrive at the unit on time but not so early as to promote waste
·Replenish drugs used during surgery and code blue carts and complete appropriate charge sheet for each patient
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
·High School Diploma or Equivalent
·Currently enrolled in a college of Pharmacy
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
·1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
·Kansas Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration OR Kansas Pharmacy Intern License
•One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience, retail or ambulatory experience acceptable
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.