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Pharmacy Technician Automation Support

Company: Mercy Health System
Location: Rockford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Pharmacy Technician Automation Support Department/Skill highlights Riverside Hospital Monday - Friday, Day Shift, 80 hrs. /2 wks. Beginning Summary Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work and continually evaluates new programs and benefits. We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon: Employee engagement, empowerment and growth Teamwork toward our common goal # providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization Essential duties and Responsibilities Oversees Automated Medication Dispensing System (AMDS) Medication Security. Oversees AMDS Inventory control/quality assurance. Oversees AMDS Reporting and archiving. Oversees Scheduled maintenance/trouble shooting of automation/technology (AMDS, packaging machines, dispensing systems). Responsible for Training and competency verification of staff on all equipment. Assist the Pharmacy Buyer with respect to AMDS inventory management including the maintenance of controlled substance inventory and handling the request for an addition of new items to the pharmacy AMDS inventory. Responsible for Barcode maintenance of all medications within AMDS and electronic medical records. Responsible for billing verification of medications within AMDS and electronic medical records. Appropriately triages phone calls and takes detailed phone messages.# Assists in monitoring and optimizing all pharmacy automation and technology (i.e., software/hardware dispensing and electronic medical records, controlled substances).# Must be able to perform pharmacy technician job functions. May be required to occasionally staff as pharmacy technician based on departmental needs. Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED required Graduate from Pharmacy Technician Program preferred Two years of related pharmacy technology experience #Certifications/Licensure Illinois Registered Pharmacy License Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required # Special Physical Demands The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste, and smell. Specific vision abilities require by this job include frequent ability to adjust focus and occasionally distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force. # Keywords Automated Medicine Dispensing, automation, Pharm Tech #

Pharmacy Technician Automation Support

Department/Skill highlights

  • Riverside Hospital
  • Monday - Friday, Day Shift, 80 hrs. /2 wks.

Beginning Summary

Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work and continually evaluates new programs and benefits. We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs.

Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:

  • Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
  • Teamwork toward our common goal - providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
  • An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization

Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees Automated Medication Dispensing System (AMDS) Medication Security.
  • Oversees AMDS Inventory control/quality assurance.
  • Oversees AMDS Reporting and archiving.
  • Oversees Scheduled maintenance/trouble shooting of automation/technology (AMDS, packaging machines, dispensing systems).
  • Responsible for Training and competency verification of staff on all equipment.
  • Assist the Pharmacy Buyer with respect to AMDS inventory management including the maintenance of controlled substance inventory and handling the request for an addition of new items to the pharmacy AMDS inventory.
  • Responsible for Barcode maintenance of all medications within AMDS and electronic medical records.
  • Responsible for billing verification of medications within AMDS and electronic medical records.
  • Appropriately triages phone calls and takes detailed phone messages.
  • Assists in monitoring and optimizing all pharmacy automation and technology (i.e., software/hardware dispensing and electronic medical records, controlled substances).
  • Must be able to perform pharmacy technician job functions. May be required to occasionally staff as pharmacy technician based on departmental needs.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required

Graduate from Pharmacy Technician Program preferred

Two years of related pharmacy technology experience

Certifications/Licensure

Illinois Registered Pharmacy License

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board required

Special Physical Demands

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, balance, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste, and smell. Specific vision abilities require by this job include frequent ability to adjust focus and occasionally distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally exert up to 100 pounds of force.

Keywords

  • Automated Medicine Dispensing, automation, Pharm Tech

Keywords: Mercy Health System, Rockford , Pharmacy Technician Automation Support, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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