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Pharmacy Technician II Full-Time

Company: MercyOne
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Under direct supervision, prepares medication orders, prescriptions, unit dosages and sterile IV products. Assists in maintenance of inventory levels of supplies and equipment. Ensures pharmacist verification of all work performed. Trains new employees and other trainees in daily operations of their responsibility.At MercyOne Siouxland, we work continuously to inspire one another and are dedicated to do what is right. Our colleagues are proud to go the extra mile.What we offer:We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverageWhat you will do:
    • Prepares unit dose medications by repackaging, following established departmental procedures.
    • Packages and labels medications where appropriate.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of the pharmacy outpatient computer system, including but not limited to; prescription preparation, third party billing and reversal of claims.
    • Maintains inventory of drugs and supplies. Maintains records as requested. Appropriately receives and documents shipments of pharmaceuticals and supplies, unpacks, prices and properly places them into inventory.
    • Maintains pharmacy areas in a clean and orderly manner.
    • Completely and efficiently fills and delivers medications, orders and supplies to and from patient care units and ancillary departments.
    • Maintains high level of accuracy essential in preparation of IV admixture and other sterile products by monitoring accuracy level and following standard practices.
    • Prepares I.V. admixtures as well as any other sterile preparation encountered in pharmacy setting according to departmental policies.
    • Prepares IV chemotherapy admixtures utilizing chemo batch process according to departmental policies.
    • Prepares home health admixtures according to established departmental policies as needed.
    • Answers telephone and in person inquiries from nursing staff with regard to IV orders, delivery times, locations, etc. Closely communicates with nursing units in order to maintain adequate IV solution inventory levels.
    • Maintains confidential records through filling and preparation of orders and other medication information.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in use of hospital-automated medication dispensing system (Pyxis).
    • Accurately fills unit dose patient medication drawers as assigned.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in use of departmental telephone system including but not limited to; call transfer, paging, and message taking.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in effective communication with patients, general public, hospital personnel and fellow employees, in person and via telephone.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills for area of responsibility.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in use of equipment used in primary practice area, including but not limited to use of the Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) compounder.
    • Completes monthly inspections of area of responsibility on time.
    • Performs limited duties of pharmacy bookkeeper as assigned.What we are looking for:
      • Must have GED or High School Diploma, & IPA Certification.
      • Must have basic math and typing skills.
      • Must have successfully completed pharmacy technician training program.
      • Must have completed technician-training objectives in; sterile product formulation, oncology product formulation, centralized pharmacy services.Why MercyOne Siouxland?MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.About MercyOne and Trinity HealthWe are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.Our timeless values guide us:
        • Reverence
        • Integrity
        • Commitment to the Poor
        • Compassion
        • Excellence
        • Justice
        • StewardshipMercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:
          • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
          • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
          • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
          • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
          • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
            Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: MercyOne, Sioux City , Pharmacy Technician II Full-Time, Healthcare , Sioux City, Iowa

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