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Pharmacy Technician Inpatient

Las Vegas, NV

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Job Description
Position Summary
This job announcement is for full-time
but may be used to fill part-time or per diem openings if needs arise.
Assists the pharmacist in the preparation, control and dispensing of medications by receiving, stocking, recording, compounding, filling, labeling and transporting medications. Assists in the retrieval, retention and processing of information, reports and clerical functions.
Job Requirement
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience as a pharmacy technician or completion of a formalized pharmacy technician training program that is recognized by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid State of Nevada Certification as a Pharmacy Technician. Some positions may require a valid State of Nevada Drivers License.
Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
CPhT Certification. Valid Nevada Driver's license. A minimum of one year inpatient Pharmacy Technician.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge of:
Federal, state and/or county guidelines, rules and regulations associated with the distribution of medications; pharmacy standards of practice; basics of drug indications and drug interactions; medical terminology; trade and generic drug names; basic compounding techniques; aseptic compounding technique; personal and mainframe computers; routes of administration for standard medications; storage requirements for standard medications; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in:
Applying basic knowledge of appropriate dosage and frequency for standard medications; utilizing equipment associated with area of responsibility; utilizing a computer and specific application software; performing pharmaceutical calculations; preparing and maintaining accurate counts and records; organizing and prioritizing work; applying aseptic technique to compounding medications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and VDT screens, hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The work requires handling medications classified as hazardous materials.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
Today, UMC is more than a hospital; it is a comprehensive academic medical center with a rich history of serving the community. UMC now offers the highest level of care in Nevada, providing a wide range of exclusive and specialized health care services to community members and visitors. UMC is home to Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center, only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Care Center and only Center for Transplantation. Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC serves as the state's only hospital to be recognized and accepted as an associate member of the Children's Hospital Association.
Offering highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff members supported by the latest, cutting-edge technology, UMC and Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC continue to build upon their shared reputation for providing Nevada’s highest level of care.
A hospital's success is measured by its employees. At UMC, our employees make us the leading healthcare provider in Southern Nevada. To show our appreciation for all their hard work and dedication, UMC offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to all full and part-time employees.
Pension Retirement Plan Fully Paid by UMC!
UMC pays the full contribution (28%) of your base pay each pay period into the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS).
No Social Security Tax Withdrawal
UMC employees have a higher net take home pay!
Consolidated Annual Leave (Paid Time Off)
27 days of paid time off per year! Full- and part-time employees begin accruing CAL time immediately based on the number of hours worked. CAL time is used for vacation, holidays, sick and personal time off.
Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
To be used for employee hospitalization, or illness that results in an absence of more than 16 consecutive work hours.
Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Coverage
UMC offers two plans for employee and dependent coverage: Clark County Self-Funded or Health Plan of Nevada HMO.
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible employer!
Basic Life Insurance
UMC provides basic life insurance for each employee and dependent.
Tax Deferred Compensation Program
Provided by MassMutual, UMC employees may make a pre-tax contribution through payroll deduction to this deferred compensation plan.
Employee Assistance Program
Counseling services available for employees and their immediate family members at no cost.
Other benefits for eligible full-time and part-time UMC employees:
Sign-On Bonus 
(select positions)
No State Income Tax 
Specialty Pay 
(selected areas
Cafeteria Discount
Military Leave
Credit Union   
(Clark County Credit Union)
On-Site Bank 
(US Bank)
Direct Deposit and Payroll Deductions
Employee Referral Program 
Free Parking 
(assigned parking spots 
available for a fee)
Wellness Fair
Recreational Discount Offers
Free Shuttle Bus
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