University of Utah Health Pharmacy Technician in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
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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.
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.
- Current Pharmacy Technician licensure in the State of Utah.
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
- This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position involves standing for extended periods of time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking
Requisition Number 29489
Employment Type PRN
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-8pm; Weekends and Holidays 8am-4pm
Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department HCH RET 60P RETAIL 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.