Provide functional leadership and support for the pharmacy, under the direction of a pharmacist, in the central pharmacy and decentralized areas while assisting the pharmacist with compounding and dispensing of pharmaceuticals, IV solutions and gathering and documenting information. Provide assistance in the narcotic control area as directed. Assist with meeting the needs of the pharmacy customer base by demonstrating advanced knowledge in a variety of areas.
This position is approved for 80 hours every two weeks and is benefit eligible position. This position qualifies for a $5000 sign on bonus.
Serve as a lead super-user or subject matter expert in assigned functional area(s)
Identify opportunities for improvement
Initiate, lead or facilitate projects as needed
Coordinate training and ongoing education / competency assessments in assigned area(s)
Demonstrate exemplary team work and customer service and respect for fellow team members
Is flexible and willing to cover staffing needs in other areas
Maintains annual HAPT competencies as required
Prepare, label and deliver medications and supplies accurately and safely, as assigned and in accordance with all legal requirements and policies under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist.
Calculate and measure correct dose, select correct drug and diluents, compound and label products accurately and safely.
Admixtures include Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), Immunoglobulin mixtures (IGG, ATG), irrigations, infusions, antibiotic piggybacks and syringes, chemotherapy and other sterile products.
Demonstrate knowledge of calibrating TPN compounding pump, packaging machines and other technology
Demonstrated expertise in Automated Dispensing Cabinet system including refilling, inventory management, managing discrepancies, troubleshooting, basic reports and maintenance.
Deliver medications and supplies to patient care areas.
Check medications in accordance with the Tech-Check-Tech protocol as assigned. Maintain Tech-Check-Tech certification if necessary.
Adhere to USP 797 and other regulations governing all sterile compounding processes (e.g. sterile technique, garbing, cleaning and documentation). Mix and label IV admixtures accurately and safely including:
IV solutions, infusions, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) etc.
Biologicals including immunoglobulin mixtures (IGG, ATG)
Piggybacks and syringes and other sterile products
Chemotherapy and other hazardous agents
Demonstrate knowledge of calibrating TPN compounding pump.
Process medication orders or prescriptions and maintain patient profiles accurately in the inpatient and outpatient pharmacy information systems.
Enter patient medication orders into the EHR (electronic health record) and/or pharmacy systems.
Audit medication storage areas for proper storage of medications, dating and appropriate medication stock. Fill and distribute routine stock orders for patient care areas.
Complete work activities through effective management of time, tasks and available information.
Teach and mentor co-workers.
Answer and appropriately triage incoming phone calls to various areas of the pharmacy department and/or staff.
Communicate appropriately, using all options available including e-mail.
Demonstrate knowledge of billing and accurately processes charges and credits.
Meet all role-related and age-specific competencies.
Minimum two years pharmacy technician experience with Fairview Pharmacy Services. Successful completion of at least 4 FPS Certified Technician competencies and must maintain Technician Certification (CPhT).
Excellent customer service skills, proficient in the English language, good attention to detail, ability to problem solve effectively, ability to follow policies and procedures, basic math skills, basic typing skills and excellent communication skills.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.