BSS Pharmacy Technician Associate Retail
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name:Banner
Staffing Services-AZWork Shift:VariedJob Category:PharmacyBanner
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Banner Staffing ServicesAs the internal staffing (registry)
provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides
opportunities within one of the country's leading health systems.
The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and
professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are
a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS
employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal
applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities
within Banner Health.In addition, registry employment through BSS
offers:Competitive wagesPaid orientationFlexible Schedules (select
positions)Fewer Shifts CancelledWeekly pay403(b) Pre-tax retirement
planEmployee Assistance ProgramEmployee wellness programDiscount
Entertainment ticketsRestaurant/Shopping discountsAuto Purchase
PlanBSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no
medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of
post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and
background check (includes; employment, criminal and
This position will work under the supervision of the pharmacist and
other pharmacy personnel. Performs routine duties in packaging,
distribution and record keeping of pharmaceutical supplies.
Consistently demonstrates an ability to assess a situation,
consider alternatives, and choose the appropriate course of action.
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients being served.
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. Repackages bulk medications into unit of use packaging.
Completes accurate documentation of medications repackaged.
6. Performs quality control activities in a timely manner.
Completes documentation on refrigerator temperatures, 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. Restocks medications to all areas outside
automated dispensing technology which may include but not be
limited to trays, code carts and emergency boxes. Investigates
discrepancies in automated dispensing technology.
8. Participates in the following aspects of medication use:
selection, procurement and storage, and dispensing. Internal
customers may include Patients, Nurses, Licensed Independent
Practitioners, Nursing Directors, Department Directors,
Administrators and other health care team members for the purpose
of integrating services, improving patient care and ensuring
effective communication systems. External customers may include
local, state, and national pharmacy organizations, Joint
commission, state Board of Pharmacy, colleagues and peers,
educational institutions and pharmaceutical representatives.
Performs all functions according to established policies,
procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as
applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner
Health with an excellent service experience by consistently
demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general
content of and requirements of this position and are not intended
to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or
responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's
Requires pharmacy technician trainee licensure in the state of
practice (where applicable) OR pharmacy intern licensure.
Incumbents in Wyoming will have 90 days to obtain their pharmacy
trainee licensure. May be required to possess a valid driver's
license and be eligible for coverage under the company's auto
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
Knowledge of medication management information system software and
automated dispensing systems.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Keywords: Banner Health, Sun City West , BSS Pharmacy Technician Associate Retail, Professions , Sun City West, Arizona
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