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Pharmacy IV Technician - Lone Tree, CO - 40 hours

Company: Kaiser
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

-SEIU Local 105 - $24.12 - $27.37 -"May be entitled to translation/bilingual, shift or other wage premiums as governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Please refer to the respective collective bargaining agreement for additional information on such wage premiums:" - - - - -Assists in the provision of drug therapy through compounding infusion of medications, antigen injections, chemotherapy and related supplies; related information system update; and inventory and storage of related supplies and medications. Makes members/patients and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive member/patient relationships. Actively seeks information to understand member/patient circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs. Builds rapport and cooperative relationship with members/patients. Considers how actions or plans will affect members; responds quickly to meet member/patient needs and resolves problems. -Essential Responsibilities:

  • This position, knows and complies with all Kaiser Permanente quality, safety, and emergency policies and procedures. Demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice in every interaction with patients, colleagues, providers, and leadership. Ensures patient safety in the preparation and provisioning of care related to but not limited to medications, procedures, infection prevention, fall prevention, including consistent use of two patient identifiers and procedural time outs. Reports safety hazards, accidents and incidents, and unsafe working conditions promptly.
  • Prepares infusion medications, under the supervision of a pharmacist according to accepted sterile compounding procedures. Enters medication and patient demographics into information system according to procedure. Completes the process in accordance with standards, and coordinates delivery of medication.
  • Places orders, restocks shelves, compiles monthly cost statistics, and completes medication audits according to schedule.
  • Maintains and tracks equipment used in the administration of infusion therapies.
  • Assists I.V. Pharmacy supervisor and pharmacists in providing instruction to others (e.g., students, new employees, rotating employees).
  • Provides staffing support to other KP Pharmacies as needed. Assists with special projects and related activities as assigned.
  • Candidate must rotate to all IV locations (Rock Creek, Oncology, Franklin Oncology, Englewood Infusion Center, Franklin Outpatient pharmacy, and Home IV Pharmacy (CSS).
  • In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors. -Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • Minimum one (1) year of pharmacy technician work experience - OR - one (1) year of experience working as a Kaiser Colorado Pharmacy Clerk - OR - completion of a pharmacy technician-training program of at least five (5) months which included a community practice rotation - OR - certification by a nationally recognized certification Board.Education
      • High School graduation or equivalent.License, Certification, Registration
        • Certification or provisional certification by the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy. -Additional Requirements:
          • Ability to perform basic calculations required to determine compounding procedures for specific IV medications.
          • Must pass an internal USP 797 calculations test (=75%).
          • Ability to prepare sterile IV fluids, including chemotherapy using proper aseptic technique and/or cytotoxic handling procedures.
          • Knowledge of IV infusion and IV catheter care supplies and equipment.
          • Effective oral communication skills with patients, providers, and co-workers.
          • Basic math skills, computing skills, and knowledge of medical and pharmaceutical terminology.
          • Ability to perform a variety of technical procedures to assist as needed in providing pharmacy services, including processing prescription refills, entering prescription information into computer, filling outpatient prescriptions, and cash reconciliation.
          • Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
          • Must authorize a D.E.A. drug screening.
          • Demonstrated customer service skills, customer focus abilities and the ability to understand Kaiser Permanente customer needs. -Preferred Qualifications:
            • N/A -1 year sterile compounding experience required.PrimaryLocation : Colorado,Lone Tree,Lone Tree Medical OfficesHoursPerWeek : 40Shift : VariableWorkdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, FriWorkingHoursStart : 07:00 AMWorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PMJob Schedule : Full-timeJob Type : StandardEmployee Status : RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation : C01-SEIU-Local 105Job Level : Entry LevelJob Category : PharmacyDepartment : Lone Tree Medical Offices - Clinical Pharm- Oncology - 1608Travel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeKaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser, Castle Rock , Pharmacy IV Technician - Lone Tree, CO - 40 hours, Healthcare , Castle Rock, Colorado

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