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Job ID: PHA006S4
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Shift: Evening Job
Position: Inpatient Pharmacy Technician II / Sterile Products
Location: Main Hospital / Chapel Hill
The UNC Department of Pharmacy Sterile Products Area is seeking a highly skilled IV Room Pharmacy Technician to work in their multidisciplinary environment utilizing some of the most progressive technologies and facilities for pharmacy practice, including a state-of-the-art clean room, advance use of pharmacy automation, and fully computerized pharmacy systems.
Description of Job Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
· Preparation and transfers of sterile IV medications under the direction of a pharmacist and in compliance with current regulations and standards
· Demonstrate an understanding of USP 797/800 standards and proper aseptic technique
· Screens patient medication orders for accuracy, resolves questions in consultation with licensed pharmacist
· Performs cleaning and disinfecting of the pharmacy’s clean room and equipment in accordance with the established policy
· Performs receiving, storage, and data entry of medications and materials received from suppliers
· Operates pharmacy automation systems in accordance with department SOPs including, but not limited to Baxa ExactaMix 2400 Compounder and Baxa Repeater Pump
· Documents pharmaceutical activities within automated and paper systems
· Assists with training of new technician employees and students in job specific functions
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Prior sterile compounding experience
· Working knowledge of USP 797/800 regulations and aseptic technique practices
· Ability to work in a team environment
· Initiative to learn new processes and procedures
· Ability to work in a clean room environment for up to eight hours
The Department of Pharmacy is a dynamic, integral and critical part of patient care provided by the University of North Carolina Health Care System. Our mission is to provide patient-centered medication management that optimizes outcomes through an alignment of practice, education, research and leadership.
HS diploma or equivalent. Completion of an academic pharmacy technician training program preferred. Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy. Registration with the NC Board of Pharmacy. CPhT from PTCB unless enrolled in pharmacy school. Prior pharmacy technician experience is preferred.
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.