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Pharmacy Technician (Denver) - Colorado Healthcare Corps Member

Company: Community Resource Center
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Interested in healthcare but not sure where to start? *Join the Colorado Healthcare Corps*!

Get paid to explore a high-demand career while caring for your community - *no experience necessary!*

In this national service position, you will get paid to serve in a direct patient care role while receiving on the job training. Gain hands-on experience in healthcare, while receiving professional development, career coaching, and a robust benefits package including:

* A living allowance of $1,279 distributed every 2 weeks
* PLUS: All CHC members receive a housing stipend - equal to 75% of the fair market value of a 1 bedroom in the assigned healthcare facility's county
* PLUS: CHC members who need it can request a childcare stipend of $300 per child/month under the age of 13 (up to 3 children)

* Full health insurance (medical, dental, vision, and access to mental health support)
* An education award at the end of service of $3,172.50 to repay student loans or for future education expenses

*Position Summary: *

Under general supervision of a pharmacist, a Pharmacy Technician I performs technical tasks within the pharmacy department. Based on area of assignment, responsibilities may include medication preparation, compounding, dispensing, inventory control, unit dose prepackaging, and basic computer system operations. Demonstrates the ability to competently work in general areas of pharmacy practice.

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

* Collaborate with pharmacy leadership, peers, nurses, and providers to improve patient outcomes
* Fills and delivers/dispenses medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
* Complies with established departmental and DHHA policies and procedures, code of conduct, quality improvement, infection control, and safety initiatives
* Ensures adequate supplies are available for continuous patient care
* Triages and escalates any questions or issues outside the pharmacy technician scope of practice to the staff pharmacist or supervisor as needed
* Uses appropriate systems for processing of patient information
* Ensures quality assurance is maintained according to departmental and legal requirements
* Operates pharmacy equipment appropriately
* Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, huddles, and departmental trainings as applicable

*Requirements: *

Candidates must be Colorado residents by the start of service. This is an in-person AmeriCorps member position that serves full time, 40 hours a week. Your assigned shifts will be based on healthcare site staffing needs. Requirement may vary by host site location but these are the standard eligibility requirements for serving as an AmeriCorps member in this program:

* Ability to serve full time (40 hours a week) to complete a 900-hour service term in 25 weeks
* If prior National Service experience, must not have been terminated for cause
* 18 years of age prior to start date
* Ability to pass a National Service criminal history background check
* Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens

Many sites have a high need for individuals who speak Spanish, so bi-lingual Spanish is a plus!

*For more information, visit*https://crcamerica.org/chc/.

*To apply, please fill out this Google form: *https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1X2hI4uFnGSvYAOQquQvJU\_hGs9uyEm6pKghs1aq3BX0/viewform?edit\_requested=true

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $2,558.00 per month

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Night shift
* Overnight shift

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Community Resource Center, Denver , Pharmacy Technician (Denver) - Colorado Healthcare Corps Member, Professions , Denver, Colorado

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