Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Sun City West, Arizona*Department Name: *
Pharmacy-Hosp*Work Shift: *
A position in a Banner Health pharmacy is one you can look forward
to. Join an engaging environment of full service, high technology
and experience a wide variety of responsibilities. You'll also see
how important a pharmacy job is to our ability to make life easier
for our patients. Come enjoy great challenges and build both your
knowledge of the field and your analytical skills.
Banner Del Webb Medical Center is a exciting -, exciting
environment where the pace is ambitious and your impact is
immediate. - BDWMC is known for a positive working environment and
supportive team who helps to educate and train staff in multiple
areas. - In addition you will also have the opportunity to
participate in committees outside of the various departments and
Network with other facilities and departments. -We have a robust
ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency Program. -
Pharmacy leadership at BDWMC has an open door policy. - You will
have the opportunity to work with a approachable and supportive of
staff. - -You will be given the tools to help educate and train in
multiple areas of the pharmacy which include but are not limited to
non- sterile, sterile, and - hazardous compounding, Pyxis and
technology, inventory management, billing and more. The ideal
candidate has to have strong IV and compounding skills. - This is a
Evening shift from 2pm-10:30pm with every other weekend, and
rotating holidays. - -Weekend rotations are required in this role.
Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an
18%-night shift differential when applicable.
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary
health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix
and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's
Best Hospitals. With 390 licensed beds, the hospital provides a
wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical
services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care,
inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology,
orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and
gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute
and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral
This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist.
Performs routine duties in packaging, distribution and record
keeping of pharmaceutical supplies. Assists in preparing compounded
and intravenous medications, total parenteral nutrition products,
and chemotherapeutic agents. Consistently demonstrates an ability
to assess a situation, consider alternatives, and choose the
appropriate course of action. May work with the Pharmacist in
processing physician orders for medications by entering information
in to the medication management system in an unverified status. May
educate, train, and oversee the activities of the Pharmacy
Technician, Technician Externs and Volunteers. Must demonstrate the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the
age of the patients.
1. Selects and/or prepares medications, under direct supervision,
as indicated on the patient medication orders. Places medications
in patient boxes or in designated area for pharmacist to check,
sends/delivers medications to nursing units as required. May
investigate missing medication requests.
2. Charges/credits patients for medications and intravenous
solutions as appropriate. Restocks unused and credited returned
medications. May also prepare the daily bank deposit and financial
reports, maintain databases and troubleshoot automated technology
3. Attends to customers and answers telephones in a courteous and
timely manner. Serves as a liaison between the customer and the
pharmacist. May also take requests for prescription refills and
obtain necessary authorizations.
4. Identifies medications and other items for reorder as necessary
to maintain a continuous inventory of medications and supplies.
Receives, checks-in, and restocks medications ordered through
wholesaler and other vendors. Assesses practical ways to deal with
shorted items and short-dated or unusable items.
5. Compounds specialty medication products. Repackages bulk
medications into unit of use packaging. Completes accurate
documentation of medications compounded and repackaged.
6. Assists in preparing and labeling of intravenous medications
including total parenteral nutrition products and chemotherapeutic
agents using proper sterile and aseptic technique. May perform
quality control activities such as monthly nursing unit inspections
and pharmacy section checks in a timely manner. Completes
documentation on refrigerator temperatures, intravenous hood
cleaning, and equipment maintenance activities as required.
7. May use automated dispensing technology or requisition to
restock medications to nursing and ancillary areas after they are
checked by a pharmacist. When allowed by law and policy, and upon
completion of proper training/competency assessment, may restock
automated dispensing technology using barcode scanning verification
devices. Restocks medications to all areas outside automated
dispensing technology which may include but not be limited to
trays, code carts and emergency boxes. Adds users to the automatic
dispensing technology database as per policy. Investigates
discrepancies in automated dispensing technology.
Requires pharmacy technician licensure (where applicable) and
active pharmacy technician certification OR Pharmacy Intern
licensure in the state of practice. May be required to posses a
valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the
company's auto insurance policy.
Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer
skills. Must have good written and verbal communication skills for
interfacing with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and
Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or the Whole
Health Clinic must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at
the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole
Health Counseling must possess a State of Arizona Department of
Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of
hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Pharmacy technician experience. Knowledge of medication management
information system software and automated dispensing systems.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City West , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Sun City West, Arizona
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