Pharmacy Tech II-COLORADO

Job Number
202409
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
7251 W. 4th Street
City & State
US-CO-Greeley
Posting Category
Pharmacy
New Grad
No

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Banner Staffing Services is seeking an experienced Certified Pharmacy Tech II to work as needed at various Banner Health locations in Greeley, Loveland, Ft. Collins and surrounding areas or Northern Colorado. 

 

This position requires: 

  • Pharmacy technician licensure in the state of practice (where applicable). Pharmacy technician certification required.
  • Knowledge of medication management information system software and automated dispensing systems.

Registry work does not offer guaranteed hours or benefits however,  this is a great way to market your skills within Banner Health!  

 

As a Banner Staffing employee you are also a Banner Health employee.  You will be eligible to apply as a transfer to any regular Full Time or Part Time opportunities within Banner Health at any time as an internal applicant. 

 

During your assignment you are eligible for Banner Health benefits which include:

  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
  • Enjoy Wellness programs
  • Discount programs
  • Employee Assistant Programs
    • Competitive wages
    • Paid orientation
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Fewer Shifts Cancelled
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • ECHO (Employee wellness program)
    • Employee Perks
      • Discount Entertainment tickets
      • Restaurant discounts
      • Shopping discounts
      • Auto Purchase Plan

     

If you do eventually transfer into a regular benefit eligible position, you will then be eligible for Banner's outstanding additional benefits.  

 

Apply now with Banner Staffing Services and begin your journey with Banner Health!

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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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.

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Job Summary

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.

 

Essential Functions

  • Selects and/or prepares medications, under direct supervision, as indicated on the patient medication orders. Places medications in patient boxes or in designated area for pharmacist to check, sends/delivers medications to nursing units as required. May investigate missing medication requests.

 

  • Charges/credits patients for medications and intravenous solutions as appropriate. Restocks unused and credited returned medications. May also prepare the daily bank deposit and financial reports, maintain databases and troubleshoot automated technology malfunctions.

 

  • Attends to customers and answers telephones in a courteous and timely manner. Serves as a liaison between the customer and the pharmacist. May also take requests for prescription refills and obtain necessary authorizations.

 

  • Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies. Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors. Assesses practical ways to deal with shorted items and short-dated or unusable items.

 

  • Compounds specialty medication products. Repackages bulk medications into unit of use packaging. Completes accurate documentation of medications compounded and repackaged.

 

  • Assists in preparing and labeling of intravenous medications including total parenteral nutrition products and chemotherapeutic agents using proper sterile and aseptic technique.May perform quality control activities such as monthly nursing unit inspections and pharmacy section checks in a timely manner. Completes documentation on refrigerator temperatures, intravenous hood cleaning, and equipment maintenance activities as required.

 

  • May use automated dispensing technology or requisition to restock medications to nursing and ancillary areas after they are checked by a pharmacist. Restocks medications to all areas outside automated dispensing technology which may include but not be limited to trays, code carts and emergency boxes. Adds users to the automatic dispensing technology database as per policy. Investigates discrepancies in automated dispensing technology.

 

  • In a Home Care setting: under the supervision of a pharmacist may assist with documentation, tracking reports, IV pump maintenance, medication delivery and documentation collection per current compliance standards

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Pharmacy technician experience.Knowledge of medication management information system software and automated dispensing systems.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.