Hospital Pharmacy Technician

What Health System Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health

Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health's pharmacy operations that service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers.

Health System Pharmacy is responsible for providing customized pharmacy program solutions that reduce costs and improve patient care quality for hospitals, health systems and other integrated healthcare providers may also consult with and advise healthcare team on prescribed medications, supplies and related processes.

Job Summary

The Technician II, Health Systems Pharmacy provides assistance to the Pharmacist in the daily operations of the pharmacy. Activities include the preparation of and filling of prescriptions, taking pharmacy inventory and processing product returns. The Technician II, Health Systems Pharmacy ensures that all orders are reviewed by a registered pharmacist and records all activity in compliance with regulatory and company guidelines. This job frequently communicates with customers to ensure timely and accurate order fulfillment of all orders.

Cardinal Health operates the Pharmacy located at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN. We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Pharmacy Technician to work on primarily on days but with the occasional flexibility of evenings.  32 hours a week, rotating shifts, every other weekend,

Responsibilities

  • Assists pharmacists in filling prescription orders as permitted by State Boards of Pharmacy.
  • Prepares medication for dispensing, packaging, and shipment.
  • Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out of date items from the inventory.
  • Enters medical supply orders in pharmacy system.
  • Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in an amicable and professional manner.
  • Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
  • Inputs patient data and prescription information into the pharmacy information management system.
  • Maintains knowledge of and abides by all applicable pharmacy laws and regulations.


Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Licensed pharmacy technician in the state of TN required.
  • IV certified or ability to obtain certification preferred.
  • PTCB certification preferred. On the job training with the goal of completion of the of the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam within one year of hire.
  • In-patient/hospital experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor

Anticipated hourly range: $15 per hour - $18.60 per hour

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/03/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

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Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.