DescriptionAssists the inpatient pharmacy department staff in accomplishing the goals of efficiently dispensing medications through preparation of bulk and batch sterile products ( IV solutions); providing drugs and supplies to nursing stations and all associated functions that are entailed in that process, and producing accurate patient charges.RequirementsEDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent is required.
SKILLS: Effective verbal and interpersonal skills are required.
Basic computer skills are required. Familiarity with medical terminology, basic math and reading comprehension skills are preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: Must maintain current registration with the NM Board of Pharmacy EXPERIENCE: Hospital experience is preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION: -Responsible to: Director, Pharmacy ENVIRONMENT:- Bloodborne pathogen BOccasional exposure in daily duties.
Little expected risk, but may be exposed unexpectedly to potential infectious materials.
Exposure may be superficial and limited to a small amount of fluid.
Close quarters in a busy environment. Low risk for infectious disease.
Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals, allergenic drug products and needle sticks.Moderate exposure to video display terminals.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to move throughout the hospital at a rapid pace for the entire shift.
Hearing must be sufficient to answer telephones and eyesight must be sufficient to read requisitions.
Hand-eye coordination must be sufficient to perform aseptic technique.
Must be able to raise a moderate load (less than 50 lbs.)
using sound body mechanics alone or with assistance.
Location/Region: Reading, PA (US)