Job: PRN Pharmacy Technician - Hospital

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Job Description

Company Overview: We are currently seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our team at Utah Valley Specialty Hospital, an award winning Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH).  Working at an LTACH will provide you with new experiences that you won't have anywhere else.  As part of a new and growing company, you have the chance to make a direct difference. Great benefits, great employees and great opportunities await you!


About our Company: The staff at Utah Valley Specialty Hospital believes that recovery is not just physical - it is also a very emotional experience. Patients need a caring, highly-trained and supportive team to maximize recovery and regain independence. The Specialty Hospital provides advanced long-term acute care, including high observation/critical care, for patients who require time to heal from catastrophic injury or illness. 


Job Summary:  Retrieves, counts, and measures drugs.  Assists Pharmacist in price-checking and restocking of drugs.  Accesses, inputs and retrieves prescription information from computer.  Refers physician’s calls and any medical questions to Pharmacist.


Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Collects and receives medication orders and prepares/assists with pharmaceutical preparations; may perform order entry under supervision.
  • Orders, receives, stocks and stores medication and pharmaceutical supply orders in the pharmacy and other supply areas.
  • Cleans equipment and medication areas according to policy. Maintains pharmacy cleaning and temperature logs.
  • Maintains the automated dispensing equipment including delivery of unit dose medications, monitors for unused and outdated medications, and utilizes configuration and reporting functionality to maintain optimal stock levels.
  • Performs monthly medication area inspections, including nursing unit inspections, and monitors for expired and unsecured medications.
  • Counts and reviews daily statistics, processes records of medication dispensed to hospital patient, computes charges/credits, and enters data in computer
  • Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.


Job Requirements:

  • Current state certification and registration with the Board of Pharmacy required.
  • National Certification (PTCB) preferred.
  • Hospital experience preferred.