Assists the inpatient pharmacy in accomplishing the goals of efficiently dispensing medications through preparation of bulk and batch sterile products (IV solutions), providing drugs an d supplies to nursing stations and all associated functions that are entailed in that process, and producing accurate patient charges.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent is required.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) licensure required, Maintains current registration with the NM Board of Pharmacy.
EXPERIENCE: One-year experience as a pharmacy technician preferred..
SKILLS: Effective verbal and interpersonal skills are required. Basic computer skills are required. Familiarity with medical terminology and pharmaceutical math are required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Pharmacy Director
- Bloodborne pathogen -- B (Occasional exposure in daily duties. Little expected risk but may be exposed unexpectedly to potential infectious materials. Exposure may be superficial and limited to a small amount of fluid.) Close quarters in a busy environment. Low risk for infectious disease. Possible exposure to video display terminals.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to move throughout the hospital at a rapid pace to an entire shift. Hearing must be sufficient to answer telephones and eyesight perform aseptic technique. Must be able to raise moderate loads (less than 50 lbs.) using sound body mechanics alone or with assistance.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.