Children's Hospital Colorado Pharmacy Technician - 61366 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: PharmacyHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Full-time, Monday thru Friday, evening shift (2 pm - 10:30pm; 3 pm - 11:30 pm), every fourth weekendJob OverviewUnder the supervision and direction of a licensed pharmacist and followingestablished policies and procedures, performs a variety of technicalprocedures to support hospital pharmacy operations.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate -b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Accurately and safely selects and prepares medications for dispensing, anddelivers patient medication as directed by a licensed pharmacist.Performs non-sterile compounding and packaging including nonhazardous andhazardous drugs.Answers telephone calls and triages appropriately.Performs inspections for medication outdates.Assures medication needs for patient care are met through inventorymanagement, maintenance of work areas and equipment, stocking Omnicells,receiving and stocking medications and supplies throughout the pharmacy areas.Maintains environmental cleanliness in accordance with regulatory and policyrequirements.Fills requests for controlled substances and accurately maintains all requiredrecords.Enters patient charges.Teaches, trains and/or mentors new employees, students and otherhealthcare professionals according to standard operating procedures.Maintains daily workflow to meet established priorities and productionrequirements.Documents activities according to hospital and department policy, and inaccordance with regulatory requirements.Sustains quality and safety initiatives and practices in the department andthroughout the hospital. Reports adverse drug events and medication variancesusing the hospital variance reporting program (QSRS).Performs sterile compounding which may include chemotherapy.Sustain, maintain, and look for ways to improve the medication barcodingsystem.Other InformationKnowledge Skills and AbilitiesMaintains knowledge and proficiency of all pharmacy computer systems,applications, and Omnicell.Passes all required competencies and skills assessments.Maintains competency in sterile and non-sterile compounding, formulacompounding, pharmaceutical calculations, generating computerized batchreports and other miscellaneous computer functions.Maintains knowledge of department and hospital policy, procedures anddocumentation requirements.Maintains knowledge and proficiency of all pharmacy hardware and equipment.SCOPE AND LEVELGUIDELINES: Trains in the field and assists higher level personnel toacquire learning through practical experience.COMPLEXITY: Performs routine and/or basic tasks common to the field.Procedures, methods, and techniques to be used are well est