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Title: Pharmacy Technician (Providence Park Hospital - Inpatient Pharmacy- cont/varies)
St. John Providence Health System
St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health Ministry in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values:
St. John Providence Health System is a Catholic health ministry committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness and transform healthcare.
We are called to: Service the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Location: Providence Park Hospital
Department: Inpatient Pharmacy
Hours per week: 0
Location Description: Providence Park Hospital, located in Novi, is St. John Health's newest facility and the first new hospital to be built in southeast Michigan in over 20 years. The hospital located in a scenic, "health park" environment, Providence Park Hospital is licensed for 200 beds and is one of only a handful of hospitals in the country to offer patients the convenience of acuity adaptable care.
The hospital offers services such as neurosciences, orthopedics, women and children center, cancer, physical rehabilitation, surgery, emergency and urgent care. For more information about Providence Park Hospital, click herehttp://www.stjohn.org/ProvidencePark/.
Department Description: Inpatient Pharmacy services the complete pharmaceutical needs of newborn, pediatric, and adult patients at Providence Park Hospital. Distributive services include unit dose distribution, chemotherapy, IV admixture, and Pyxis automation. Clinical Services include drug information, renal adjustment service, anticoagulation dosing, Aminoglycoside/Vancomycin dosing, IV to Oral Conversion protocol, and Special Use protocol.
Job Summary: Under direct supervision, works as a member of an intra-disciplinary team responsible for meeting the pharmaceutical needs of our customers. Technical responsibilities include processing and dispensing physician ordered medications; appropriate storage of drugs; packaging of solid and liquid dosage forms; compounding of topical applications, intravenous or irrigation solutions; maintenance of audit trails regarding controlled substances, and performing patient charging / crediting.
Minimum Knowledge and Education:
High school graduate or equivalent
Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT.)
Community college, vocational school or formalized hospital pharmacy technician training (or related work experience)
Personal computer or mainframe order entry experience
Associates degree or college course work
Six months experience in hospital technical manipulation or equivalent field experience in a formal education pursuit preferred.