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.
Youâ™re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships, and especially your dedication.
Youâ™re 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.
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence â“ Magnet designation â“ by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.
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, weâ™ve 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 weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
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.
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.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT) and ability to maintain during employment.
Associateâ™s or Bachelorâ™s Degree.
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 youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
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About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.