Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: quality assessment and monitoring; process improvement and ongoing monitoring; maintenance of practice standards, compliance with accreditation standards and applicable laws and regulations. Additional responsibilities include customer service, coordination of pharmacy services with other hospital departments, and initial/ongoing competency of staff through hands on training.
This position will work directly with the Pharmacy Compliance Analyst to monitor technician competency and compliance with accreditation standards, applicable laws and regulations. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining technician training documents as well overseeing the individual training of each employee within the work group.
As time allows, this position will be responsible for conducting day-to-day operations to ensure technician accountability and accuracy of standard operating procedures. Conducting day-to-day operations may include participation in and/or auditing the following activities: sterile product admixture/preparation, automated inventory maintenance of controlled and non-controlled medications, controlled substance discrepancy reconciliation, pharmacy computer system order entry, supply ordering, medication delivery, regulatory compliance recordkeeping, utilization of pharmacy-related technology, and performing other duties as assigned. This position works under direct supervision of pharmacists who are responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of drugs in inpatients and outpatients who range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18 adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65.
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