Pharmacy/IV Technician-73003

US-OR-Hillsboro
Department
Pharmacy-73001
Req #
2017-4311
Job Type
Full Time (72+ hours per pay period)
Shift
Variable
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
72

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist with preparation of sterile IV medications including TPN solutions, antibiotics, high risk medications, and batch preparation in a USP 797 compliant clean room, preparation and distribution of medications according to established procedure, maintaining adequate inventory levels and performs operational duties in a scheduled area.

Hiring Competencies

a)    Education:  Some college preferred

b)    Licensure:  Must be licensed Pharmacy Technician within the State of Oregon.

c)    Certification:  None required.  National Pharmacy Technician certification preferred.

d)    Three years IV admixture experience, including chemotherapy, and one year unit dose experience preferred.

e)    Acute care hospital experience preferred.

f)     Prefer experience working with pharmaceutical data for reporting purposes and to support clinical pharmacy program.

g)    Uses effective communication skills taking into consideration professionalism, listening, body language, and respect for customers diverse ethnic and/or cultural backgrounds.

h)    Must have the ability to read, write and speak fluent English.

i)      Demonstrates excellent organization skills and attention to detail.

j)      PC, pharmacy computer and keyboarding skills required.

k)     Excellent customer service and phone skills.

l)      Presents a professional appearance and interpersonal skills that makes a good first impression.

m)    Ability to multitask and work in an environment with frequent interruptions.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

60-100%

Standing

1-30%

Sitting

60-100%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

Physically Demanding Tasks: Lifting up to 50 pounds; most frequent lifts 5-25 pounds (IV cases). Pushing and Pulling up to 100 pounds; most frequent 50 pounds (delivery carts). Frequent bending, reaching, squatting.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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