JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, helps pharmacist to prepare and distribute prescribed medication and other health care products to patients and customers. Tasks include (but not limited to) reconstituting medications, compounding sterile preparations, managing inventory, delivering medications to patient care units, replenishing medications in the automated dispensing cabinets, and participating in the scheduled Terminal Cleanings. Clerical duties include (but not limited to) answering phones, filing invoices, stocking shelves, and data entry. The need for absolute accuracy and precision in all aspects of the job is essential to ensure patient health and safety.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma/GED; Registered by Texas State Board of Pharmacy & in Good Standing; IV Certification or MTM Certification
Work Experience (Years and Area): Minimum 2 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician; with a minimum of 1 year of experience at hospital/infusion pharmacy
Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing:Correspondence, Reports
Other Skills: Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Microsoft office
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel
Internal Number: 153464
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.