The Inpatient Pharmacy Technician assists with the preparation and dispensing of medications for patients served by Broadlawns Medical Center Inpatient Pharmacy. All duties are performed under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Fills unit dose medication cassettes for all nursing units using computer generated refill lists. Delivers and exchanges cassettes for BMC according to pre-established delivery schedules.
Refills automated dispensing cabinets according to departmental policy.
Runs reports as requested in the automated systems.
Calculates compounds and delivers mixed intravenous solutions and parenteral nutrition solutions for inpatients or outpatients. Admixes chemotherapy agents as assigned.
Provides regular delivery of medications to patient care areas.
Processes all returned medication, enters credits to patient’s profile, returns medication to stock as appropriate.
Generally Days, Monday-Friday (includes every 4th weekend)
High school diploma or equivalent.
Registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the Iowa Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of employment. Ability to interact with patients, coworkers and other medical center personnel in person or by telephone, in a pleasant, courteous manner. Math aptitude with the ability to perform dosage or quantity calculations accurately. Successful completion of the Certified Pharmacy Technician examination within 18 months of beginning position.
June 4, 2021