Technician I - Pharmacy: Pharmacy

Memorial Healthcare System Pembroke Pines, FL

About the Job


Provides distributive service for pharmacy department, serves as mentor for Technician students, and assists to ensure proper drug storage and maintenance to meet regulatory compliance.


Detailed responsibilities:
• Maintains and supports medication distribution systems and distribution channels, including automated dispensing cabinets and unit dose systems.
• Prepares, fills, receives, delivers stocks and restocks medication inventory for the pharmacy department and drug storage areas.
• Process medication charges/credits when applicable.
• Assists with customer service and patient needs, including answering telephones, managing work queues and completing medication histories.

Competencies and skills:
• STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR: Acts in a manner that supports the standards of communication, respect, privacy, and teamwork by demonstrating a commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
• CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrates commitment to service excellence by promptly addressing internal/external customer issues/requests, resolving concerns while maintaining a professional image and behavior to build and enhance the patient/family/customer experience.
• ACCOUNTABILITY: Accepts ownership of job roles and specific assignments/goals; works independently, takes responsibility for own actions; admits mistakes and judgment errors; and accepts constructive feedback. Connects personal work results to the accomplishment of team and organizational goals.
• RESPONDING TO CHANGE: Accepts change and adapts in a positive and productive manner; handles unexpected situations and changes in direction calmly and with confidence. Views new assignments and job responsibilities as an opportunity for growth.
• MEDICATION SAFETY: Utilizes processes and techniques to promote medication safety.
• MEDICATION DISPENSING: Follows defined policies and procedures when dispensing medications.
• AUTOMATED DISPENSING SYSTEMS: Operates pharmacy automated dispensing systems.
• MEDICATION FILLS: Fills medication accurately.
• PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE: "Provides Patient and Family Centered Care to patients, families, visitors and internal customers"



• High School Diploma or Equivalent


• Registered Pharmacy Technician - FL


Other information:
Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.



Working conditions:
• Bending and Stooping    80.00%
• Climbing    40.00%
• Keyboard Entry    80.00%
• Kneeling    40.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    100.00%
• Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient    60.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient    100.00%
• Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient    80.00%
• Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient    60.00%
• Reaching    80.00%
• Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg    60.00%
• Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm    60.00%
• Running    60.00%
• Sitting    80.00%
• Squatting    80.00%
• Standing    80.00%
• Walking    80.00%
• Audible Speech    80.00%
• Hearing Acuity    80.00%
• Smelling Acuity    60.00%
• Depth Perception    80.00%
• Distinguish Color    80.00%
• Seeing - Far    80.00%
• Seeing - Near    80.00%
• Bio hazardous Waste    40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Respiratory    40.00%
• Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion    40.00%
• Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens    40.00%
• Cytotoxic Chemicals    60.00%
• Dust    60.00%
• Hazardous Medication    60.00%
• Latex    40.00%
• Computer Monitor    80.00%
• Domestic Animals    40.00%
• Fire Risk    40.00%
• Moving Mechanical Parts    80.00%
• Needles/Sharp Objects    40.00%
• Potential Electric Shock    40.00%
• Potential for Physical Assault    60.00%
• Wet or Slippery Surfaces    60.00%



Organizational Profile:
Memorial Hospital West opened in 1992 with 100 beds to serve the growing population of western Broward. Today, the hospital has 384 beds and is one of the busiest and most technologically advanced in the region.
Memorial Hospital West’s many respected specialty programs include:

• Medical and Surgical Services
• Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments
• Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
• Memorial Cancer Institute
• Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, including Broward County’s first adult inpatient autologous transplant unit
• Memorial Neuroscience Institute
• Memorial Rehabilitation Institute
• Bariatric/Weight-Loss Surgery Program
• The Family Birthplace
• Women’s Services
Truven Health Analytics and Modern Healthcare magazine named Memorial Hospital West one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals in 2013 and 2014 – and the hospital has been consistently recognized by The Leapfrog Group with an “A” Ranking for Patient Safety.

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.