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Certified Pharmacy Technician

Company: Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

-Certified Pharmacy Technician - - -Are you looking for your next opportunity in healthcare? At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. We are looking for a certified Pharmacy Technician to work under supervision of a registered pharmacist, performs the technical tasks involved with the storage, distribution, packaging, labeling of medication and associated record-keeping and patient billing systems. As a member of the Mayo Clinic Network and a Magnet Hospital, we are dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for our patients and employees. Come join a hospital that dedicated to you and your career. -Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years. - Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction. - Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations). - VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. - In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades. - VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital that strives to provide continued excellence for our employees and patients.

  • High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).
  • Licensed by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in an institutional setting preferred.*ASV*
    • Maintains a working knowledge of the use of all equipment in the IV admixture preparation area.
    • Performs duties to support medication provision to specialty areas by preparing emergency medication trays, sterile talc, sterile glycerin and floor stock medication requests.
    • Takes responsibility for identifying medication and supply inventory needs and communicating directly to the pharmacy buyer and/or supervisor to assure procurement is completed.
    • Completes all equipment and IV room quality assurance documentation as required by JCAH, the State Board and OSHA.
    • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the required functions in Information Systems to complete required assignments including:crediting and charging patients for medications, generation of the patient fill list, anesthesia billing
    • Completes all labeling requirements for medication compounding/preparation and filling. Responsible person's initials, lot numbers, where appropriate, necessary warning labels, and expiration dates are consistently present and legible.
    • Demonstrates the ability and competency to re-package unit dose medications with established guidelines. -Pay & Benefits: -Commensurate with experience. In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k). -

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center Arlington Health System, Arlington , Certified Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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