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Pharmacy Technician Lead - Medication Transitions - Acute Care Pharmacy

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Pharmacy Technician Lead - Medication Transitions - Acute Care Pharmacy (Job ID: 12529)Job SummaryUnder general supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician Lead is the subject matter expert for the assigned specialty area and performs advanced technical tasks within the pharmacy department. Demonstrates the ability to competently work in general and specialty areas of pharmacy practice. Works with pharmacy leadership to develop competencies and standard work within the designated area of expertise.

Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Collaborate with pharmacy leadership, peers, nurses, and providers to improve patient outcomes and quality metrics in specialized areas of pharmacy practice
2. Participates in the training, competency development, and continuous proficiency of employees in specialized areas of pharmacy practice
3. Fills and delivers medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist
4. Complies with established departmental and DHHA policies and procedures, code of conduct, quality improvement, infection control, and safety initiatives
5. Ensures adequate supplies are available for continuous patient care
6. Triages and escalates any questions or issues outside the pharmacy technician scope of practice to the staff pharmacist or supervisor as needed
7. Uses appropriate systems for processing of patient information
8. Ensures quality assurance is maintained according to departmental and legal requirements
9. Operates pharmacy equipment appropriately
10. Attends and participates in departmental meetings, in-services, huddles, and departmental trainings as applicable
11. In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities1. Ability to work as a team member
2. Attention to detail
3. Knowledge of basic and advanced pharmacy practices and procedures
4. Project management and process improvement skills
5. Mathematical computation skills
6. Organization and communication skills
7. Good typing, keyboarding and proofreading skills
8. Ability to work independently within pharmacy scope of practice
9. Knowledge of prescription processing and third-party billing, if applicable

Computers and Technology
1. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, preferred
2. Proficiency with Epic, preferred

Certificates, Licenses and Registration
1. Pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) through PTCB or ExCPT, required
2. Current certification with Colorado State Board of Pharmacy (SBOP), required
3. Advanced or specialized pharmacy technician certification, preferred
4. All certifications and licenses required for this position must be kept current as a condition of continued employment

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Education 1. High school diploma or GED, required 2. Completion of a pharmacy technician training program, preferred.

Experience 1. Three (3) year of pharmacy technician experience, required 2. Five (5) years of pharmacy technician experience, preferred.

Credentials 1. Pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) through PTCB or ExCPT, required 2. Current certification with Colorado State Board of Pharmacy (SBOP), required 3. Advanced or specialized pharmacy technician certification, preferred 4. All certifications and licenses required for this position must be kept current as a condition of continued employmentLocation
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Work Type
Full time
Salary:$22.50 - $32.64/hrAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made. Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Pharmacy Technician Lead - Medication Transitions - Acute Care Pharmacy, Professions , Denver, Colorado

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