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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Little Rock, AR
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80


•High school diploma or GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent required.
•Graduate of ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician Program, Associates Degree, or Equivalent Experience preferred
•Biennial completion of 20 hours of ACPE-certified, Pharmacy Technician Specific Training
•Excellent knowledge of drug names desired with the expectation of continuing education on new drugs


•Pharmacy experience desired, hospital experience preferred
•Excellent verbal and written communication

Licensure or Certification:

•AR Board of Pharmacy
•National Certification


•Shall possess the personal characteristics necessary for successfully fulfilling his/her responsibilities. These characteristics include good communication skills, initiative, and attention to detail, flexibility, and cooperation.
•Should demonstrate competency and is responsible for:◦Accurately obtaining, labeling, and re-packaging medications as needed
◦Accurately filling and distributing medications through first fill, cart fill and/or automated drug systems
◦Completing inspections of medication rooms for regulatory compliance
◦Accurately maintaining expiration dates and appropriately outdating inventory
◦Operating pharmacy automation and medication computer software and hardware, optimizing safety and efficiency
◦Applying knowledge of generic/trade name medications and different dosage formulations (i.e. ER,XR,SR)
◦Applying knowledge of medications and their preparation requirements and limitations (i.e. high risk, do not tube, hazardous, etc.)
◦Accurately processing patient medication orders and billing adjustments as required
◦Performing specialized Narcotic Distribution
◦Operating Talyst AutoPak to repackage oral and topical prepackage doses, ensuring Federal repackaging guidelines
◦Accurately performing pharmaceutical calculations
◦Managing time effectively
◦Properly disposing of medications according to state and federal law
◦Reporting medication errors appropriately
◦Managing patient home medication acquisition and dispensing per hospital policy
◦Maintaining secure access of pharmacy areas (use of panic button, magnetic lock, doorbell, keypad access)
◦Accurately performs pharmaceutical calculations on injectable medications with a narrow therapeutic index
◦Preparing IV admixtures using aseptic technique, following USP797/800 requirements, using LAWs or CAIs

•Must have training in: applicable EHR, pharmacy automation, and computer applications including Microsoft Word.

PRIMARY CUSTOMERS: Patients, Medical Staff, Nursing, and Pharmacists

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Incumbent has access to restricted or confidential patient or other highly sensitive business information and must comply with the terms of CHI Policies as they apply to their job role. Reports to Pharmacy Technician Coordinator, supervised by pharmacists.

AGE GROUPS: __x_ Neonate/infant (Birth - 1 mo) __x_ Infant (1mo-1yr) __x_ Toddler (1yr-3 yrs) __x_ Preschool (3 yrs-6yrs) _x__ School Age (6 yrs-13yrs) _x__ Adolescent (13yrs-18 yrs) _x_ Adult (18 yrs-64 yrs) _x_ Older Adult (65+yrs)


Perform all duties of a pharmacy technician in accordance with established policies and procedures related to the preparation and distribution of medication Perform duties required to restock medication dispensing cabinets and fill first doses Perform duties required in processing medications at patient discharge and transfer Perform duties required for patient specific medication delivery Perform duties required for narcotic distribution and assist in discrepancy resolution Process credits and restock returns Record waste Answer phone and determine order status; triage calls for appropriate resolution Review anesthesiology records and extract pharmacy charges; reconcile controlled substances with anesthesia department Ensure current dating of all supplies and medications Replenish and deliver drug anesthesia drug trays Assist in training new personnel Perform duties required for preparation and dispensing of IV solutions Maintain all records and documents in accordance with state and federal regulations

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0234946
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Market: CHI St. Vincent

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