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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Sovah Health - Martinsville
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Martinsville, VA.Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health - Martinsville is a full-service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Where We Are: - - - - - - In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time! - - - - - - - - -Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training - And much more---Position Summary:Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Pharmacy Technician to provide distributive pharmacy services, assistance, and support for the registered pharmacist. -Performs a variety of pharmacy support duties such as filling floor medication orders, restocking automatic dispensing machines, restocking nursing station floor stock orders, and performing necessary Quality Assurance functions as deemed necessary by the Director of Pharmacy Services. -Supervises all Junior pharmacy technicians and assigns tasks necessary to maintain pharmacy operations. Monitors and maintains good relationships between pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. -Teaching new pharmacy technicians and pharmacists and reporting progress to the Director. Ability to order needed products for the pharmacy.

  • Assists the pharmacist in providing medication, drug information, and pharmaceutical services to patients, nurses, physicians, and other hospital personnel.
  • Receives and stores incoming deliveries of medication and supplies.
  • Refills and maintains automated dispensing systems.
  • Fills medication carts on a daily basis; repackages bulk medications.
  • Prepares orders, such as intravenous solutions and admixtures.
  • Maintains inventory for the pharmacy department, including the inventory of supplies, and reorders them accordingly.
  • Refills and maintains all pharmacy automation.
  • Monitors and documents to ensure all refrigerators, freezers, and room temperatures are appropriate, as required.
  • Restocks, updates, and replaces all drug boxes, trays, and crash carts in a timely manner.
  • Compounding, packing, and labeling medications.
  • Process records of medications and supplies dispensed to patients, compute charges and enter them into the computer.
  • Recognizes inappropriate dosing based on available dosage forms for various age groups to reduce the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.
  • Assist with other duties required or assigned by the pharmacist.
    Minimum Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.Required Skills:
      • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
        *Standing for long periods of time (4-8 hours), lifting and carrying moderate loads (40 pounds), corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges, manual dexterity, and mobility to move about the pharmacy and hospital as needed.*Required Certifications/Licenses:
        • Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required or a licensed Pharmacy Intern recognized by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
          Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Martinsville, Danville , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Martinsville, Virginia

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