Pharmacy Technician

Kent, WA

Job status
Full time
Job description

Our Pharmacy Group focuses on providing exceptional customer service and meeting the pharmacy needs for hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, and other specialized care centers nationwide. If your passion is service excellence and top-quality care come join our team and apply today!

 This position requires a WA state Pharmacy Technician license. Qualified candidates are eligible for a $1000 sign-on bonus!

Education requirements
Required:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Washington Pharmacy Technician License
Experience requirements
Required: Experience in a pharmacy setting and with medical terminology
Desired: Long Term Care pharmacy experience
Responsibilities
•Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy
•Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels
•Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy
•May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory
•Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding
•Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner
•May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction
•Assists in the training of new employees
•Also performs at least one of the following:
◦Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room;
◦Works with automated machine to prepack drugs;
◦Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications, managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand;
◦Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry);
◦Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood
◦Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow)
•Performs other tasks as assigned
Skills
Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications. Detail-oriented; goal-oriented, team player, effective oral communication
Work hours
Weekdays 11:30-8:00 pm and Weekends 11-7:30 pm. Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday
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