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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA (Hourly) Pharmacy Technician, Certified in Iowa City, Iowa

(Hourly) Pharmacy Technician, Certified Posting ID122069DepartmentIRL-Pharmacy/Iowa River LandingJobcodePharmacy Technician, CertifiedWorking Title(Hourly) Pharmacy Technician, CertifiedDetailsPosition Summary: The University of Iowa Health Care- Iowa River Landing clinic is seeking a part-time/ hourly Certified Pharmacy Technician to join our team located in Coralville, Iowa.Schedule: Will be accomplished between the hours of 7:00am-8:00pm Monday -Thursday, 7:00am-6:00pm Friday, and 8:00am-12:30pm on Saturdays. This position is part of the Saturday and Holiday rotation.Position Responsibilities:Performs activities associated with unit inventory maintenance in dispensing areas and utilizes computer software and equipment to obtain drugs.Performs activities associated with institutional-wide inventory maintenance and complete order forms which are used for obtaining drugs from vendors. Receives and verifies shipments of schedule II, III, IV, V controlled substances.Processes drug orders written by physicians for inpatients, outpatients, and clinic patients by: interpreting the order, calculating the dosage, packaging the order, and labeling the product. Assesses the need to affix patient-specific instructions for self-administration to the drug container.Delivers medications including patient-specific and floorstock supplies of schedule II, III, IV, V controlled substances to patient care areas. Maintains records of floorstock including inventory and discrepancy reports on schedule II, III, IV, V controlled substances. Maintains keys to safes containing schedule II, III, IV V controlled substances.Generates and/or maintain appropriate records related to medication distribution and dispensing.Utilizes various equipment including automated compounding equipment, tablet counters, label printers, laser report printers, computer keyboards/terminals, pharmaceutical packaging equipment, and pneumatic tube station.Utilizes aseptic technique in horizontal and vertical flow hoods to prepare sterile products, including cytotoxic drugs, in single doses.Packages nonsterile products in bulk supplies and single doses.Maintains correct stock of prescription labels and orders new stock. Establishes and maintains the appropriate label format on the computer and resolves software and hardware problems when they arise.Compounds drugs and chemicals for patient care, laboratory and research areas by mixing, weighing, measuring drugs and chemicals to create products and drug dosage forms not otherwise available in final form from a manufacturer.Assists the pharmacists in conducting monthly inspections of all medications stored on patient care areas.Participates in orientation of pharmacy technicians, pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and senior pharmacy students on rotation in the department.Communicates with public, patients and health care personnel.Maintains area orderliness and cleanliness.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1.High school graduation including a general mathematics course, or the equivalent.2.Experience requirement:a.Two years experience in a position directly related to the natural sciences, orb.Two years post high school education in the natural sciences or related area, orc.A combination of related experience and related post high school education to equal two years.3.National certification as a certified pharmacy technician by a National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited pharmacy technician certification program and examination is required. Must meet ongoing education requirements and maintain certification.4.An exception to the certification requirement is available to pharmacy interns who maintain registration as a pharmacy intern (per Iowa Administrative Code - Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians, Section 3.3).Note: Per Board of Pharmacy Regulations (Iowa Administrative Code -- 657-Chapter 3, Pharmacy Technicians):A pharmacy technician must register with the Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of employment.Effecti

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