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Pharmacy Tech - UAB Hospital Pharmacy (FT)

Company: UAB Medicine
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Pharmacy Tech - UAB Hospital Pharmacy (FT) #035 - (T181118)General InformationOur pharmacy technician positions allow you the opportunity to build a lasting health care career, develop leadership skills, and make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. More than 150 pharmacists and 150 technicians work together at UAB to support pharmacy operations and serve a diverse patient population with compassion and clinical expertise. Whether you are a career technician or are wanting to gain exposure to the many opportunities in health care, you will find the UAB Department of Pharmacy to be a dynamic, diverse, and close-knit workplace, where you often form positive relationships with both colleagues and patients. We have pharmacy technician positions available in a variety of collaborative settings including central pharmacy, decentralized inpatient pharmacy, retail pharmacies, outpatient infusion pharmacy, and ambulatory clinics.Mission, Vision & ValuesUAB Medicine's mission is to deliver world-class patient care to the residents of Alabama and beyond, advance medical science through pioneering research, and train the sharpest medical minds.We expect all employees to adhere to our core values of Always Care, Own It, Work Together, and Do Right.UAB Medicine's Mission, Vision & Values can be found here: https://www.uabmedicine.org/aboutKey Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists pharmacist with dispensing activities, drug inventory control, and supply inventory control.
    • Maintains the daily operations within the department to include answering phones, assisting individuals at the pharmacy window, entering charges for medications, receiving and stocking drug orders and maintaining cleanliness of assigned area.
      • Repackages bulk medication into unit dose containers ensuring appropriate labeling.
        • Ensures medications are delivered and distributed to correct patient care area or Automated Medication Management System (AMMS) in a timely manner. Observes established guidelines.
          • Prepares sterile products as necessary following proper protocols.
            • Participate in medication error prevention by reporting prevented and actual medication-related errors.
              • For retail pharmacies: answering phones, assisting with filling and counting prescriptions, helping customers at the point-of-sale register, shipping prescription medications.
                • Performs other duties as assigned.Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
                  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
                  • Knowledge of supplies and equipment ordering and inventory control
                  • Written and verbal communication skills
                  • Ability to perform basic calculationsBenefits
                    • Financial Incentives: Technicians can achieve pay increases through merit-based programs, certifications, and our technician Step-Program. We offer reimbursement for certification and registration renewals and provide live Continuing Education Programs.
                    • Tuition Assistance & Loan Forgiveness: Full-time employees receive 100% paid tuition at UAB through the Educational Assistance Program. Also, we are an eligible employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for qualifying educational loans.
                    • Comprehensive Benefits: We offer comprehensive benefits package that include excellent health, dental, and vision insurance.
                    • Flexible Schedule and Paid Time Off
                    • Generous Retirement Plan and Life Insurance
                    • Wellness Offerings: Walk the UAB Medicine walking trails on your break, take advantage of a discounted membership at the UAB Campus Recreation Center, and buy fresh produce throughout the year at the on-site Farm Stand.
                    • Perks & Discounts: UAB employees are eligible for discounts at a variety of local and national retailers.Salary Range: $13.00 - $21.15High School diploma or GED required. Currently registered or eligible to be registered as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy intern/extern by the Alabama Board of Pharmacy (ALBOP) required. Active registration will be required prior to date of hire.Primary Location UAB HospitalJob Category PharmacyOrganization 707501000 Pharmacy-HospitalEmployee Status RegularShift Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts

Keywords: UAB Medicine, Birmingham , Pharmacy Tech - UAB Hospital Pharmacy (FT), Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama

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