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Pharmacy Technician - 141501

--- About Platte County Memorial HospitalPlatte County Memorial Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services, including an Outpatient Clinic which brings in more than 20 of the region's top physicians in nine different medical specialties to help care for southeast Wyoming residents.
A $16 million renovation created a new inpatient wing, surgical suite, and diagnostic imaging departments while making enhancements to the emergency department and laboratory.
In Wheatland, Wyoming, you'll enjoy a quality lifestyle in a close-knit community that is located just 70 miles north of Wyoming's capital city of Cheyenne.
You'll experience a wealth of recreational opportunities in southern Wyoming, including many lakes and the nearby Laramie Peak and Medicine Bow National Forest areas.
We are also an easy drive from all of the recreational and cultural activities available in Colorado's Rocky Mountains and the city of Denver.
About Banner HealthBanner Health is a comprehensive, award-winning, nonprofit health system with facilities in seven western states.
Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices, and much more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided.
The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
--- Job SummaryThis position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist and other pharmacy personnel.
Performs routine duties in packaging, distribution and record keeping of pharmaceutical supplies.
Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being served.
Essential FunctionsSelects and/or prepares medications, under direct supervision, as indicated on the patient medication orders.
Places medications in patient boxes or in designated area for pharmacist to check, sends/delivers medications to nursing units as required.
May investigate missing medication requests.
Charges/credits patients for medications and intravenous solutions as appropriate.
Restocks unused and credited returned medications.
May also prepare the daily bank deposit and financial reports, maintain databases and troubleshoot automated technology malfunctions.
Attends to customers and answers telephones in a courteous and timely manner.
Serves as a liaison between the customer and the pharmacist.
May also take requests for prescription refills and obtain necessary authorizations.
Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies.
Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through wholesaler and other vendors.
Assesses practical ways to deal with shorted items and short-dated or unusable items.
Repackages bulk medications into unit of use packaging.
Completes accurate documentation of medications repackaged.
Performs quality control activities in a timely manner.
Completes documentation on refrigerator temperatures, and equipment maintenance activities as required.
May use automated dispensing technology or requisition to restock medications to nursing and ancillary areas after they are checked by a pharmacist.
Restocks medications to all areas outside automated dispensing technology which may include but not be limited to trays, code carts and emergency boxes.
Investigates discrepancies in automated dispensing technology.
Minimum QualificationsRequires pharmacy technician trainee licensure in the state of practice (where applicable).
Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills for interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and other contacts.
Preferred QualificationsKnowledge of medication management information system software and automated dispensing systems.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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