University of Utah Health Care

  • Pharmacy Tech II - Solid Organ Transplant and Specialty Clinics

    Requisition Number
    28932
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    Mon - Fri
    Location Name
    University of Utah Hospital
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UUH OPC 11A CLINICAL RX AMB-C
    Category
    Pharmacy
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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

    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.

    As a Pharmacy Technician II, this position provides advanced services such as IV therapy, preparation of chemotherapy, maintenance of automated dispensing machines, narcotic coordination, investigational drug therapy, billing/coding. Technician II incumbents are expected to plan, coordinate, and implement training programs for other staff. Technician IIs have a higher level of responsibility for departmental and organizational problem solving.

    Responsibilities

    • Assists the pharmacist in advanced tasks associated with patient care.
    • Effectively manage supplies of the department.
    • Problem solves operational issues within the department and organization related to the medication use process.
    • Assists in education and training of staff and other trainees.

    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

    Required

    • One year experience as a Pharmacy Technician.

    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 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.

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Manual Dexterity, Sitting, Standing, Walking

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