Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
Co-workers that feel like family
You Will Be Responsible For:
Aseptically prepares, compounds, and dispenses intravenous medications in compliance with USP797 regulations.
Understands all resources available to research drug information.
Maintain clean and safe operation of laminar flow hood, work area and pharmacy equipment to adhere to JCAHO and ASHP standards.
Assists the pharmacist in providing medication, drug information and pharmaceutical services to patients, nurses, physicians and other hospital personnel.
Ensures compliance with accreditation, quality assurance, legal and other regulatory requirements.
Participates in departmental and organizational performance improvement and CQI activities.
Loads medications into appropriate Pyxis station upon receipt of order for new medication(s) not currently stocked in said Pyxis.
Demonstrates ability to perform appropriate calculations for proper preparation of medications for all patient populations.
Recognizes inappropriate dosing based on available dosage forms for various age groups and obtains clarification from pharmacist if dose does not seem appropriate.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of errors.
Performs other pharmacy related duties as requested or required.
What You Will Need:
High School diploma or the equivalent.
Pharmacy Technician Certification Status.
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration required within 3 months of hire.
Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, fills physician orders for medications; prepares IV admixture solutions, using proper aseptic technique; maintains accurate records for all medication compounding; properly labels and prepares medications for dispensing.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.