Pharmacy Tech I 40hr. days. EOW/EOH
Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Posted on: June 8, 2021
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care
system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is
committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a
location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system
includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in
Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center
has been named to the 2019 America's 100 Best Hospitals List by
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision of a pharmacist or
supervisor and according to established policies and procedures,
prepares and distributes medications and IV solutions, fills
medication carts, maintains pharmacy and patient care drug stock,
records and charges medications to the correct patient or location,
and performs other related duties. Supports the pharmacists in
meeting the pharmaceutical needs of patients.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Fills and exchanges patient medication cassettes. Fills new
medication orders based on labels generated by a pharmacist..
Prepares medications and unit of use (unit-dose) doses as
necessary. Prepares solutions, ointments, and other compounds as
needed. Delivers medications to appropriate areas in a timely
manner. Maintains all required records and documents.
- Maintains drug stock in pharmacy and patient care areas. Fills
and delivers items as requisitioned. Delivers medications according
to Pyxis usage reports and state regulations. Makes appropriate
charges for all floors, units, and/or
departments. Generates all required reports and fill sheets on a
timely basis. Fills and exchanges medications for code carts.
Maintains all required records and documents. Maintains a neat and
clean environment in all medication storage areas.
Runs update lists for IV orders and asceptically prepares IV
solutions for inpatient and outpatient areas, using proper aseptic
technique. Properly labels all solutions. Prepares and labels bulk
IV's. Cleans the IV hoods. Adheres to OSHA guidelines and safety
procedures. Prepares chemotherapy drugs. Proper usage of
computerized machinery used in compounding and formulating
pharmaceutical products. Maintains a workflow ensuring proper and
timely delivery of drug doses. Maintains all required records and
Performs and documents assigned monthly unit inspections,
including checking of code carts.
Assists in the purchasing functions, including maintaining
adequate and proper inventory, ordering, storage, and receiving of
medications and supplies. Assists in maintaining all required
records and documents.
- Communicates to pharmacists and/or pharmacy manager on matters
requiring their attention.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- High School diploma or equivalent. Basic mathematical skills.
Attention to detail. Ability to handle and prioritze
high work volume and multiple tasks.
- Hospital and/or pharmacy technician experience preferred.
Keywords: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Framingham , Pharmacy Tech I 40hr. days. EOW/EOH, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts
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