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Pharmacy Technician

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy
  • PRN Status
  • Variable Shift
  • Pay: $16.97 - $22.07 / hour
  • A demanding job requiring an understanding of various work functions including, but not limited to, unit-dose distribution, intravenous admixture services, computerization, hospital pharmacy automation and general pharmacy services operations. Under the supervision of the pharmacist on-duty, performs job functions as described in the Missouri Board of Pharmacy Laws, rules and regulations, except professional judgmental activities, required for telephonic communication, packaging, labeling, charging, preparing, compounding, computer data entry, and delivery of medications and intravenous fluids to the departments and units within Mosaic Life Care.
  • This position works under the supervision of the Director, Associate Director-Pharmacy and under the direct supervision of Staff Pharmacists and on occasion Clinical Pharmacists and is employed by Mosaic Health Systems.
  • Prepares medications from labels entered by pharmacists and problem solves as it relates to the orders; including timing of first dose and subsequent doses relating to 24 hour cart fill, ability to accurately prioritize workflow by drug name/type and frequency.
  • Prepares intravenous solutions (i.e. large volume fluids with additives, intravenous piggybacks, chemotherapy, hyperalimentation) utilizing aseptic technique.
  • Performs regulatory and organizational requirements without reminders. Is compliant with all state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Maintains focus and composure in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to calculate by ratio or proportion the medication dosages with knowledge of the metric measurement conversions.
  • Prepares the patients medication carts (cart fill) for verification by the pharmacist followed by delivery to nursing units (cart exchange).
  • Other duties as assigned
  • All required education is a minimum requirement. Higher levels of education are acceptable. High School diploma required.
  • Application with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern (Intern license required if currently enrolled in a school of pharmacy) within 3 days of hire and Registration (completion) with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician OR Pharmacy Intern (Intern license required if currently enrolled in a school of pharmacy) within 75 days of hire required.
  • Hospital pharmacy experience and Intravenous admixture, unit-dose, pharmacy automation knowledge preferred.