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Pharmacy Technician II - Pharmacy LW (2:30pm-11:00pm)

at Truman Medical Centers

Posted: 5/31/2019
Job Reference #: 14120

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Truman Medical Centers is a 600-bed, non-for-profit health system. Comprised of two campuses, Truman Medical Centers is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in the Jackson County / Kansas City metro area. Truman Medical Centers also serves as the primary teaching institution for the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.

Truman Medical Centers Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and entrepreneurship, employing cutting edge and award-winning technology, and delivering state-of-the-art evidence-based health care, with outstanding service excellence. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. Specializing in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, with a fully-integrated Cath Lab, Truman Medical Centers is delivering the highest quality medical care for our patients with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service.

Truman Medical Centers Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. Truman Medical Centers Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care.

Highest quality, innovation, teamwork, and attention to detail serve as pillars for the foundation of our focus – OUR patients. At Truman Medical Centers, we Bring It. We handle the tough cases. Join us in our vision of leading the way to a healthy community.

Truman Medical Centers is seeking an energetic, patient-oriented, team-based pharmacy technician professional with the desire to serve at the top of their license. The pharmacy technician works under the direction of clinical pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical care to patients in the acute care setting. This role will interact frequently with other pharmacy staff including pharmacy residents, pharmacy interns, and other health care practitioners, facilitating daily maintenance of the drug distribution system to ensure that patients have the medications they need. The pharmacy technician should have a commitment to accuracy and quality when fulfilling medication orders or compounding sterile preparations in the USP 797 clean room. The pharmacy technician is responsible for maintaining baseline expertise in medication use, dosage forms, and pharmaceutical calculations for accurate preparation of non-sterile compounds, oral, and topical formulations. This role is required to follow best practices when maintaining inventory, compliance with controlled substance management, report generation, third party payor billing, and packaging of medications. Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills and compassion to form solid relationships with our nursing and allied health staff, ensuring that our patients are well-cared for.

Required Skills
  • A High school diploma or the equivalent
  • Active pharmacy technician license with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy
  • Successfully completed the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Pharmaceutical work experience and general knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology and products
Job Location
Lakewood - Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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