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PHARMACY TECH I - DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL - FULL TIME, 1ST/2ND SHIFT ROTATING

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Job ID 124955 Date Posted 06/11/2021

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery. #DukeRaleighJobs

Perform under supervision a variety of technical duties related to the preparing and dispensing of drugs according to standard procedure.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Prepare intravenous admixtures or other sterile products (including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition).

Fill physician orders/prescriptions, medication carts, or stock requisitions.

Deliver medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas.

Answer telephones and directs calls to appropriate personnel.

Enter charges and credits for patient medications.

Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer system.

Provide technical support for automated equipment (Pyxis Robotics).

Maintain logs, records and other required documentation. File documentation in the appropriate location.

Complete and document all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs. Monitor assigned quality improvement indicators of individual or departmental performance. Stock medications and supplies; package medications as required for dispensing.

Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and completion of a certified pharmacy technician training program.

or

Acceptance into pharmacy school.

or

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.


Experience:

Omnicell acumen, automated drug cabinets, and sterile IV aseptic technique strongly preferred.   Working knowledge of USP797 preferred.


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Must be eligible for registry with the NC Board of Pharmacy


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of drug names, basic math, medical terminology, basic computer skills.

Ability to compound medications and admix intravenous products including antineoplastic drugs under the supervision of a pharmacist.

Ability to work rotating shifts.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

N/A


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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