A new technician has many opportunities working in our hospital. All technicians must be certified and licensed with both the national and state of Arizona Pharmacy Board. We have opportunities to learn everything there is to know about Pyxis, IV & Chemo Certification as well as Medication Reconciliation. We do prefer great organization skills and some basic computer skills. Our ideal candidate will have experience in an acute healthcare setting and be famliar with Pyxis, Carousel and IV/Chemo preparations, have an AZ Pharmacy Tech license and exhibit the 3 E's - Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement!
Position hours are 2:30pm - 11:00pm with an every other weekend rotation/rotating holiday
The Pharmacy Department is responsible for all aspects of the provision of medications to patients. Pharmacy supports nursing and the medical staff through their review and verification of medication orders for appropriateness, pharmacokinetics dosing of drugs, anticoagulation monitoring, refilling of the automated dispensing cabinets and compounding of sterile IV medications.
As a member of Banner Pharmacy Services all new hires are expected to participate in pharmacy specific education designed specific to each role and service line. The pharmacy education team will coordinate the learning experience and requirements to all new hires following acceptance of the position. A new employee is expected to dedicate 1-4 consecutive days of time to the orientation and training period prior to continuing to site specific training. This learning material provides new associates with the knowledge and skill to be successful within the role of a pharmacist or technician.
About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist. Performs routine duties in packaging, distribution and record keeping of pharmaceutical supplies. Assists in preparing compounded and intravenous medications, total parenteral nutrition products, and chemotherapeutic agents. Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action. May work with the Pharmacist in processing physician orders for medications by entering information in to the medication management system in an unverified status. May educate, train, and oversee the activities of the Pharmacy Technician, Technician Externs and Volunteers. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients.
Requires pharmacy technician licensure in the state of practice (where applicable). Pharmacy technician certification required.
Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must have good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and other contacts.
May be required to posses a valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the companys auto insurance policy.
Pharmacy technician experience.Knowledge of medication management information system software and automated dispensing systems.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.