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Certified Pharmacy Technician I-II

Company: Indian Health Service
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: Sacred Peaks Health Center is an effort by the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) to provide more local care to 7,000 beneficiaries who live in the Flagstaff community. Sacred Peaks Health Center's mission is to heal, to respect, and to console, while providing quality and compassionate health care. We are committed to promoting healthy lifestyles through: --- Courteous and Sensitive Service --- Respect for Community Needs and Values --- Shared Responsibility for Health --- Innovation and Responsiveness Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, a Joint Commission accredited health center, provides services to a 6,000 square mile area and serves as a referral center for the western part of the Navajo and Hopi Reservations. Send an email to tcrhcchr@tchealth.org for SALARY RANGE This position provides services at TCRHCC Satellite Clinics pharmacies, Sacred Peaks Health Center and Lechee. Pharmacy services are provided to clinic patients as well as patients of outside health care facilities. This position involves the review, preparation, document-checking, labeling, dispensing and quality assurance of medications provided by the Pharmacy. Responsibilities include maintaining a sanitary work environment and patient area, managing and restocking pharmaceutical inventory, and ordering of supplies. This position requires working rotational shifts: day, evening, and weekends. The position also provides the opportunity for career advancement through tier levels as determined by pharmacy experience and certification.Duties: 1. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of complicated tasks under supervision of a Pharmacist, which are outlined below. 2. Reviews basic chart screening procedures, which include allergies, and weight/age-based dosing information during prescription data entry into pharmacy program. 3. Receives, types, labels, and fills medication orders and prescriptions appropriately, followed by a final check by the Pharmacist. 4. Maintains all prescription and order records, usually through an electronic filing system, for health and billing purposes. 5. Works with pharmacy billers and other pharmacy staff to complete billing of prescription claims to the extent possible and appropriate. 6. Provide consistent accurate information to patients and other customers, in person and by phone. 7. Accurately dispenses prescriptions to patients, verifying patient identity and offering counseling from a Pharmacist. 8. Works efficiently with pharmacy electronic and automated systems, including Pyxis, Parata, Accuvax, Propharm, Allscripts, etc. 9. Works closely with other pharmacy staff, health care providers, and patients to avoid and resolve discrepancies, complications, and medication errors. 10. Draws up single doses of injectable medications or vaccines as required under the supervision of a Pharmacist. 11. Routinely inspects assigned drug storage areas to ensure proper storage, security and prepares proper documentation. 12. Participates in scheduled and organized continuing education programs as conducted by the Pharmacist, Nursing or Medical Staff. 13. Must demonstrate leadership in the work environment, promote harmony and customer service. 14. Ensure Proper PPE is used at all times while on duty. Face surgical mask is to be worn in all hospital areas. Proper handwashing is required. If water is not available use hand sanitizer. Social distancing will be practiced by department. 15. Proper PPE is used inside assigned Clinics or Units. NIOSH- approved N95 Masks filtering face piece respirator or higher, if available, this includes eye or face shields, gloves, and isolation gowns. 16. Complete all donning and doffing tasks in a safe acceptable method and discard of used PPE accordingly. Complete provided training. 17. Completes all electronic health record entries accurately and timely pertinent to patient care role. 18. Participates in departmental workflow and or testing teams as related to electronic health record or other project initiatives. 19. Performs all other duties as assigned.Qualifications: Education (I/II): High school diploma or GED equivalent Certification (I/II): Current valid Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in good standing and maintains continuing education credits as required by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, the Board of Pharmacy, and any other regulatory agencies Experience: --- I/II: Must demonstrate skills and knowledge of basic pharmacy rules, regulations, and procedures. Must demonstrate basic knowledge of the most common drug names and pharmacy terminology. Must demonstrate skills in the practical use of electronic systems and database management software. --- II: Must have more than four (4) years of healthcare experience as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in an inpatient and outpatient setting; including demonstrated knowledge of medications and medical terminology, inventory control, and pharmacy informational systems Other Skills and Abilities: A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers. All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas: --- Positive working relationships with others --- Possession of high ethical standards and no history of complaints and no prior records of substance abuse --- Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences --- Electronic Medication cabinet experience --- Excellent communication skills (writing and verbal)Work Type: Permanent, FullAnnouncement #: PHA-21-00009Who May Apply? All Groups of Qualified IndividualsGet Details & Apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3538666 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

Keywords: Indian Health Service, Flagstaff , Certified Pharmacy Technician I-II, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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