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Memorial Hermann Health System

PRN Pharmacy Tech, Varied Shift

Houston, Texas

Overview

Welcome to Memorial Hermann where each of our more than 27,000 employees and 6,700 affiliated physicians share a commitment to helping one another, our patients and our communities. Here, you’ll work alongside the best professionals in the business with the goal of providing the best care possible. We offer an employment experience like no other, and we’ve proudly served this community for more than 110 years. At Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Focused
  • Multi-tasker

Quote

You have to love what you do. Coming to work each day knowing that you’re going to make a difference in someone’s life through even the smallest act is what keeps me coming back.

– Amanda J., Patient Care Technician

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title PRN Pharmacy Tech, Varied Shift Location 7600 Beechnut Street, Houston, TX 77074 Category Pharmacy Type Part time Requisition 100112831 Date posted 08/24/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Position is responsible for assisting the Pharmacist in the provision of pharmaceutical care by performing technical and clerical duties associated with the operation of the Pharmacy.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Must be a minimum of 18 years of age, and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. 

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current Pharmacy Tech certification or Pharmacist Intern License required
  • Sterile Products Certification through accredited program is required if incumbent compounds sterile products

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • One (1) year hospital pharmacy experience is preferred.   
  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Selects prescribed medications according to dosage and strength indicated on patient medication file or cart-fill list.
  • Receives merchandise and places into inventory.
  • Monitors assigned areas for out-of-stock or out-of-date inventory.
  • Delivers medications to the patient care areas.
  • Inspects and maintains emergency medication trays.
  • Packages and labels unit dose oral liquids/tablets, and maintains pre-pack records.
  • Collects and loads drugs into an automated drug dispensing system (PYXIS).  Maintains inventory for non-automated patient care areas.
  • Responds to requests for medications from nursing personnel and other departments.
  • Follows processes to ensure all medications are compliant to technology safety checks.
  • Prepares sterile products in an accurate and aseptic manner when appropriate.
  • Attends to customers as a liaison and gathers a medication history if applicable.
  • Properly manage pharmaceutical waste
  • Credits patients for returned medications using the computer system, and returns the medication to inventory.
  • If a registered intern:  Under direct supervision of a pharmacist, contacts and confers with physicians concerning the appropriate drug, dose, dosing interval, drug allergy and drug-drug interactions.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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