PRN 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 manages the pharmacy at PAM Health Specialty Hospital of Jacksonville located in Jacksonville, FL. This PRN Pharmacy Technician will work on an "as needed" basis during facility hours. The pharmacy is open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm and Saturday-Sunday, 8:00am-12:00pm.

Responsibilities

  • Leads or assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing medications and supplies in appropriate locations.

  • Enters medication orders into pharmacy computer system accurately.

  • Enters charges and credits for patient medications accurately and timely.

  • Generates reports, pick lists, and labels as required.

  • Answers the telephone, clearly identifying self and department; directs calls to appropriate personnel.

  • Maintains logs, records, and other required documentation accurately; files documentation in appropriate locations.

  • Purchase drugs and supplies in accordance with Bids and Cardinal Health best demonstrated practices.

  • Assures that all orders received are properly checked-in and put away.

  • Attends pharmacy staff meetings including Cardinal Health webcasts and reads departmental email/communications daily.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent preferred.

  • Florida state pharmacy technician license.

  • National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferred.

  • Prior pharmacy technician experience in an Inpatient/Hospital/LTAC environment preferred.

  • IV experience preferred.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication 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: $17.80 per hour - $25.40 per hour.

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Paid time off in compliance with applicable laws.

Application window anticipated to close: 06/30/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

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.