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San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area's only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. This 275 bed hospital with over 8 operating suites, and over 1,600 employees, brings Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.
Responsible for assisting the Pharmacist in the preparation and distribution of medications and providing pharmaceutical care for the patients of San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. The pharmacy technician receives pharmacy copies of medication orders, delivers medication to the patient care areas, maintains drug inventory in the dispensing areas, maintains appropriate records helps maintain the Pyxis automated dispensing system and processes transactions/charges for services rendered.
The Level III technician may also prepare sterile products and be able to perform any of the duties of a Level II technician.
High school graduate or equivalent with typing and computer skills. Satisfactory completion of the SJMH Pharmacy Technician training program.
The Pharmacy Technician Level III must have obtained 40 hours of structured training in IV Admixtures and passed the SJMH Process validation for their IV skills. The course may be ACPE accredited taken elsewhere or completed at SJMH.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Successfully completed and maintains National Certification for Pharmacy Technicians, preferred.
Must maintain continuing education credits to maintain certification. Must be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Is competent in all aspects of pharmaceutical care for geriatric, pediatric, and adult patients.