Pharmacy Technician III

Job Description

Job ID: 1185137
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 

The Cancer/Infusion Center satellite serves a busy outpatient chemotherapy infusion center. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians work closely with nursing staff and oncologists to review chemotherapy regimens and participate in patient care.


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Role Purpose

Under the direct supervision of staff pharmacists, according to standard procedures, prepares medication orders, assists in dispensing and transporting medications, conducts complex sterile and/or non-sterile compounding, such as TPNs, hazardous drugs. Competent in the use of various automated/electronic systems and maintains appropriate records.


Responsibilities

  • Maintains quality assurance standards and maintenance of required documentation. Includes maintaining regulatory cleanliness compliance.
  • Assists in the preparation of medication orders which includes management of workflow, and basic preparation and dispensing, including non-sterile compounding.
  • Maintenance of inventory which includes inventory storage, ordering, rotating, beyond use dating, and cleanliness.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for a specific task or function or area of specialty which includes training, system maintenance, inventory management, workflow, and process improvement, as well as use of electronic/ automated systems.
  • Become proficient in preparation of complex sterile compounds (TPN and hazardous drugs), or other advanced skill with additional responsibility.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • State Bd Pharm Registration
  • Pharmacy Tech Certification

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer