Certified Pharmacy Technician

Virginia Hospital Center
 Arlington, VA

Overview

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Are you looking for your next opportunity in healthcare? At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. We are looking for a certified Pharmacy Technician to work under supervision of a registered pharmacist, performs the technical tasks involved with the storage, distribution, packaging, labeling of medication and associated record-keeping and patient billing systems. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career.

Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years. - Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction. - Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations). - VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. - In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades. - VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital that strives to provide continued excellence for our employees and patients.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).
  • Licensed by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in an institutional setting preferred.

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Responsibilities

  • Maintains a working knowledge of the use of all equipment in the IV admixture preparation area.
  • Performs duties to support medication provision to specialty areas by preparing emergency medication trays, sterile talc, sterile glycerin and floor stock medication requests.
  • Takes responsibility for identifying medication and supply inventory needs and communicating directly to the pharmacy buyer and/or supervisor to assure procurement is completed.
  • Completes all equipment and IV room quality assurance documentation as required by JCAH, the State Board and OSHA.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the required functions in Information Systems to complete required assignments including:crediting and charging patients for medications, generation of the patient fill list, anesthesia billing
  • Completes all labeling requirements for medication compounding/preparation and filling. Responsible person's initials, lot numbers, where appropriate, necessary warning labels, and expiration dates are consistently present and legible.
  • Demonstrates the ability and competency to re-package unit dose medications with established guidelines.

Benefits

Pay & Benefits: Commensurate with experience. In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k).

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