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University of Utah Health Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient Pharmacy, PRN hours in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

The Pharmacy Technician in this position provides the technical functions associated with the delivery of clinical pharmacy services by maintaining proper stock levels in all pharmacy locations, compounding or otherwise preparing, filling, pricing, and delivering pharmaceuticals or other related items. The incumbent may perform duties such as entering prescriptions, completing reports, operating and maintaining automated dispensing devices, inputting computer data, and providing all aspects of customer service that are required to provide Pharmacy Department services. This position completes the essential functions of the job under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist.

University of Utah Health is pleased to offer a Sign-On Bonus to newly hired licensed Pharmacy Technicians who have not been previously employed by University of Utah Health within the prior twelve months.

  • The first payment of $250.00 will be paid in one lump sum on the next regularly scheduled pay date after you start employment with the University of Utah Health.

  • After one year of employment, you will receive an additional $750 on the check following your anniversary date.

  • The second payment will not be issued if there has been a disciplinary action during the year (12 months from your hire date).

  • The incentive payments are taxable and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the pharmacist in tasks associated with patient care.

  • Effectively manages supplies of the department.

  • Problem solves operational issues within the department.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

  • Familiarity with medical terminology.

  • May determine options from a variety of pre-established departmental policies and procedures, but cannot act outside of these unless authorized to do so by a Pharmacist.

  • May vary work routines according to patient care priorities.

  • Major problems encountered by incumbents include first line screening for medication order errors, drug or allergy contraindications, and processing non-formulary drug requests.

  • Challenges encountered may include problem solving for operation and maintenance of all automated systems in the Pharmacy Department.

  • Performing the essential duties of this position may involve standing for extended periods of time and/or handling heavy or bulky supply containers.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform mathematical calculations for extemporaneous compounding and special dose preparation, rectifying drug distribution errors, reconciling billing and administration records, etc.

Qualifications

Qualifications Licenses Required

  • Current Pharmacy Technician licensure in the State of Utah.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position involves standing and walking for extended periods of time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

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Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 45804
Reg/Temp Temporary
Employment Type PRN
Shift Variable
Work Schedule Per business needs
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department UUH IPC 11C PHARMACY IP
Category Pharmacy

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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