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Pharmacy Technician Inpatient
Northern Arizona Healthcare    Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Performs technical, clerical, and distributive pharmacy functions under the direction of a licensed pharmacist.

Patient Care * Performs basic calculations for compounding and order processing with accuracy.

* Communicates with patient care units to ensure efficient drug distribution.

* Aseptically prepares total parenteral nutrition solutions, injectable chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for injectable therapy.

* Performs bulk compounding and repackaging activities in accordance with generally accepted pharmacy guidelines. (USP795, Local, State and Federal rules and regulations).

* Delivers medications to patient care units and processes returns.

* Processes floor stock including automated distribution and stock carts.

* Fills unit dose carts or Pyxis for patient medication distribution.

* Provides general assistance and support to pharmacist staff including filling orders and preparing labels.

* Restocks pre-hospital care boxes and other kits.

Compliance/Safety * Responsible for reporting any safety related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

* Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Practices in a safe and cost effective manner.

* Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.

* Ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

* Completes all company mandatory modules and required job specific training in the specified time frame.

* Completes assigned station checks thoroughly each month and as needed.

* Demonstrates initiative to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills required for unit.


* Answering phones. Checking and responding to emails each shift.

* Assures ADT (Admission, Discharge and Transfer) notification handling.

* Processes patient charges and credits.

* Distributes controlled substances appropriately.

* Processes, receives, and correctly distributes wholesale orders to inventory.

* Assists new technicians with their orientation and training.

High School Diploma or GED- Required Certification & Licensures

Licensed with State Board of Pharmacy- Required

Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board- Required


3 months to 1 year- Preferred

Requisition ID: 2020-7249

Street: 269 S, Candy Ln

Experience: Arizona Pharmacy Tech License required

Full Name: First Last: DAWN JOHNSON

Email Address:

Shift: Variable

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Full Time