Company: UF Health Shands Hospital
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Job Opening SummaryThis position is responsible for performing
technical and clerical duties within the inpatient pharmacy
distribution system. These duties are associated with providing
comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients of UF Health.
Tasks include coordination of pharmacy repackaging and compounding,
Central Pharmacy inventory management including medications and
supplies, medication preparation and distribution to patient care
areas and automated dispensing cabinets, regulatory compliance and
other tasks necessary to support safe medication distribution.
Competencies required for Pharmacy Technician Level 1 must be
completed and successfully assessed within 6 months of start date
and at annual evaluations thereafter.Job Opening
QualificationsMinimum Education and Experience Requirements:1.
EDUCATION:a. High school diploma or equivalent required.2.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAININGa. At least one of the following
qualifications is preferred:i. One year of hospital or community
pharmacy experience.ii. Experience with non-sterile compounding and
USP 795 requirements.iii. Experience with medication
repackaging.iv. Inventory management skills, including experience
with automation (carousels, automated dispensing cabinets).v.
Completion of military hospital core school and/or field medical
service school.vi. One year (24 credit hours) of college-level
study, which must include successful completion of the following
subjects: algebra, chemistry, biology.3. JOB KNOWLEDGE AND
CHARACTERISTICS:a. Successful completion of all competencies
required for the Pharmacy Technician Level 1 position, including
all new hire competencies. Successful completion of departmental
competencies defined as score of at least 85%.b. Demonstrate
ability to lift 30+ pounds.c. Demonstrate ability to operate
calculator, telecommunication and computer workstations.d.
Demonstrate ability to properly utilize compounding and laboratory
equipment.e. Demonstrate knowledge of medications, including brand
and generic names.f. Maintain baseline math competency; perform
necessary calculations to accurately prepare medication doses.g.
Demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with state and federal
laws, rules and regulatory standards.h. Foster customer-oriented
and hospitable environment. Facilitate communication within and
across departments.i. Demonstrate safety, accuracy and timeliness
when completing work.j. Demonstrate ability to triage work
appropriately.k. Once competency is established, demonstrate
ability to train others.Additional Requirement:As a condition of
employment within the Pharmacy Services Department of Shands
Hospital, all employees must be accessible by telephone. This
requires each employee to maintain and provide a valid telephone
number to the department Staff Assistant in order for the
department to reach them in the event of hospital need and/or
Technicians must be registered with the Florida Board of Pharmacy
as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or licensed Pharmacist Intern
prior to their first day of employment.Shift hours: Variable
Keywords: UF Health Shands Hospital, Gainesville , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida
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