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PHARM TECH

Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Shift: Variable 0500-1330, 0600-1430,0830-1700, 1400-2230, or 1500-2330; Float Req: Yes; Weekend Req: 1 weekend per month; Licensure/Certification: PTCB or equivalent, State of Colorado DORA license


  • Prepares preparing unit-dose nonhazardous and hazardous medications and drug supplies for dispensing as directed by a licensed pharmacist.
  • Follows security/storage requirements of all medications including temperature monitoring.
  • Takes inventory and analyzes patient-care area medication supply; replaces outdated medications; replaces depleted inventory; performs cycle count.
  • Independently performs inspections for medication outdates.
  • Restocks and delivers medications to patient care areas or clinics, as assigned, including automated dispensing machines; assists in resolving discrepancies.
  • Prepares non-parenteral nonhazardous and hazardous medications for dispensing including controlled substances; delivers medications.
  • Prepares parenteral medications for dispensing including controlled substances and may include any specialty area (such as chemotherapy, etc.) competency; maintains all required records for controlled substances.
  • Independently prepares medications for dispensing through pharmacy software while verifying all lot and expiration numbers; Follows the dispense prep/dispense check process in Epic when preparing medications.
  • Learns and applies standard pharmaceutical/medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in the prescribing and dispensing of medications.
  • Performs arithmetic calculations for usual dosage determinations required in medication and solution preparation.
  • Maintains inventory and supplies in assigned pharmacy area; ensures all inventory has a validate barcode process completed per established guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement, environmental and infection control standards, adheres to regulatory requirements and maintains environmental cleanliness of the pharmacy areas in accordance with regulatory and policy requirements.
  • Performs charging and crediting of medication returns.
  • Reports adverse drug events and medication variances using the hospital variance reporting program (QSRS).
  • Maintains daily workflow to meet established priorities and production requirements and completes daily operations tasks utilizing assigned applications and software.
  • Maintains continuing education requirements for required certifications.
  • Assists in the onboarding of pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy residents, interns, and students.
  • Assists with safety and quality improvement projects for the department.

Keywords: Axelon Services Corporation, Aurora , PHARM TECH, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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