Certified Pharmacy Technician PRN

SCL Health
Lafayette, CO
Post Date:
November 24, 2022
Job Status:






You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Certified Pharmacy Technician.




Your attention to detail is tangible: you take pride in performing accurate work. Colleagues feel it in your support.




Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships, and especially your dedication.




Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Were especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americas 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As a Certified Pharmacy Tech you need to know how to:



  • Assist with all phases of pharmacy services while under the supervision of a pharmacist.
  • Answer phones.
  • Prepare and deliver medications for dispensing.
  • Utilize pharmacy technology effectively to distribute medications.
  • Accurately fill and maintain medications supplies in the automatic dispensing system including verifying and monitoring controlled substance inventories as required. Package and label medications accurately and appropriately to minimize waste. Verify and monitor controlled substance inventories as required by daily shift assignment.
  • Compound medications in accordance with state law and policy. Perform calculations as necessary for accurate compounding. Prepare medication orders (i.e., chemotherapy, IV admixtures, compounding) according to established policies, procedures, and protocols. Prepare complex sterile compounded IV products, including daily batch orders, stat and other emergency medications and TPN formulations.
  • Maintain appropriate records as required by regulation and policy.
  • Ensure pharmacy cleanliness and orderliness.
  • Assist the pharmacist in collecting clinical and other patient information as required.
  • Effectively manage pharmacy inventory to ensure security, accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and 340B/Charging management as required.
  • Escalate items to the pharmacist for review as appropriate based on urgency, regulations, and scope.
  • Complete advanced tasks consistent with scope as assigned by management.
  • Participate in quality and patient safety initiatives. Identify potential areas for improvement including processes that could be streamlined or revised to improve patient satisfaction. Identify potential safety hazards that may create problems for patients and/or staff, and take appropriate actions. Participate in departmental meetings, contributing ideas or feedback.



Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT) and must be maintained during employment






  • Associates or Bachelors Degree
  • Technician training
  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association
  • At least two (2) years working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician in a hospital or infusion pharmacy setting



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Certified Pharmacy Tech on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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