The Pharmacy Technician 2 assists in the technical aspects of the distribution of medications and related functions, with the ability to perform tasks independently and to maintain a specialized area of responsibility while aiding in the delivery of pharmaceutical care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Maintains a specialized area of responsibility while aiding in the delivery of care in areas such as Purchasing, Receiving, Auditing, Sterile and nonsterile compounding, Billing, Informatics, Medication Reconciliation, Licensing, Contracting, and Marketing.
Enters medication orders from doctors' order sheets/prescriptions and fills according to label, ensuring that the correct product is dispensed and that the dosage form and charge quantity are in accordance with formulary; enters correct billing data as required. Completes and files appropriate paperwork to ensure payment for and delivery of pharmacy supplies. Monitors lost charges.
Orders supplies daily and coordinates returns for credit when pharmaceuticals have expired.
Coordinates the Drug Recall Process.
Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and fully stocked work environment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Performs inventory control: Stocking, cleaning and facing prescription and OTC shelves.
Compounds or admixes ingredients appropriately for dispensing, cart fill and sterile preparation while under the supervision of the Pharmacist.
Perform IV admixtures using aseptic techniques and in compliance with accepted regulatory standards as required.
Helps patients and medical staff with nonjudgmental questions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist preceptor. Answers simple questions from medical staff and patients.
Delivers medication appropriately to patients, and delivers delivery carts to floors daily.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
General understanding of Pharmacy Care modalities, terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, terminology, drug use and aseptic techniques, standards, and equipment.
Knowledge of procedures and standards for the labeling and dispensing of prescription medications.
Must be able to read, write and follow instructions and flow chart protocols.
Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
Ability to follow established safety, infection control, environmental and isolation practices and procedures at all times.
Interpersonal skills required to interact effectively with patients and staff.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Location: Fort Worth
Our departments pharmacy technician positions are quite unique, and a complete contrast of your typical retail or hospital pharmacy experience. The CPhTs are a part of our “Pharmily” (Clinical Pharmacy/ Medication Management Department), and work in direct patient care with a team of Board Certified Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacist Residents, and Pharmacy Students in our community care clinics. Our community care clinics serve the uninsured, under-insured, and indigent populations in an outpatient setting with clinic staff and multi-disciplinary teams. The multi-disciplinary teams include our Chronic Disease Department (RN Health Coaches/Community Health Workers), our Behavioral Health Department (LCSWs/Social Workers/Students), and our Community Navigation Department (Community Health Workers). Over 80% of the patients we serve in our clinics are Spanish speaking, so abi-lingual candidate is highly preferred and desired!
Our CPhTs are partnered with a pharmacist and participate in medication affordability, education, reconciliation, adherence, and smoking cessation encounter visits with patients. As a part of our medication affordability work, we also have a tiered formulary so our CPhTs provide formulary knowledge and pricing for patients and providers. Due to most of our patients being uninsured and/or under-insured we also heavily rely on prescription assistance programs (PAPs), and we utilize a database to track those so knowledge of PAP programs is preferred. In addition, all our CPhTs also have dual certification as a Community Health Worker (CHW), and the training is required and provided as a part of this role.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!