SCL Health Pharmacy Tech Casual As Needed in Grand Junction, Colorado

Employer in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of a faith-based, nonprofithealth care organization.Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritageand mission, and our focus on health care delivery that valuesperson-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winningcombination as we bring health and hope to our patients.FAST FACTS ABOUT EMPLOYER AND GRAND JUNCTION * Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000 * Awe-insipring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape oftheColorado National Monument * 300 days of sunshine * Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, bikingor skiing on the Grand Mesa * Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River * Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails * A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, artgalleries, and more * The heart of Colorado's wine country * Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah,Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs * Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah * 2,020 associates, 434 physicians * 346 beds (310 are staffed)SERVICES & EXPERTISE * Cardiac & Vascular Services * CareFlight * Center for Brain & Spine Surgery * Emergency Services * Family Medicine Residency * Level II Trauma Center with Pediatric Commitment * Neonatal Intensive Care * Orthopedics & Spine Center * Primary Stroke Center * Regional Blood Center * Regional Cancer Center * Surgical Specialties incl. minimally invasive & robotics * Women's Health & Childbirth Services For information on our community, Visit: Under supervision of the pharmacy supervisor and/or StaffPharmacists, fills orders for unit dose, pre-packaged pharmaceuticals,and intravenous solutions in accordance with state and federal codes andregular * Ensures availability of accurate pharmaceutical supplies to ancillaryunits by reading order, entering order data into computer, fillingrequisitions and delivering floor and narcotic stock orders. * Prepares intravenous solutions within standard protocol and aseptictechniques by reading and interpreting orders, calculating proper volumelevels of additives needed, performing mathematical volume conversions,labeling prepared solutions, cleaning hood and IV area and restockingmedication * Assists with the accurate and timely dispensing of daily patientmedications by replenishing medicine carts for nursing units and fillingroutine patient orders for pharmaceuticals. * Conducts rounds to all floors in order to deliver medicationsgenerated by new physician orders, retrieve narcotics requisitions, anddeliver intravenous solutions. * Assists with dispensing and control of narcotics by filling orders,recording narcotics dispensed, delivering narcotics to the floor, matchingdaily narcotic receipts with controlled substance sheets, and performing aninventory of all narcotics dispensed that day. * Answers phone, responds to routine questions, and notifiesPharmacist if needed. * Counts, compounds and repackages pharmaceuticals using establishedprocedures. * Processes admissions, transfers, and discharge information byadjusting patient data in computer, entering charges, changing medicationcart to proper patient room, and retrieving sealed items back toinventory, if appropriate. * Generates an automatic stop report on those medications targeted asrequiring such. This auto discharge notice is placed on those patients'charts who are on these drugs. The Pharmacy Technician adjusts patient profileaccordingly to reflect physician's desire to continue or discontinue saiddrug. * Monitors supply levels, notifies appropriate staff if reorder isneeded, rotates stock, and removes expired medications. Ensures maindispensing area and IV area are stocked adequately. Shelves new stoc