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Pharmacy Technician - LifeCare Clinic

University Hospital
Date Posted
07 May, 2021
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Requisition Number
307732
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Pharmacy Technician - LifeCare Clinic

Job Description

Overview

LifeCare Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Patient Care Coordinator

Patient Care Coordinators work as a part of therapeutically focused teams to navigate patients through the process of starting and maintaining treatment with specialty medications.  These team members serve as the face of specialty pharmacy services to patients and providers within IU Health clinics. Applicants should have a proven track record as an independent worker, strong patient advocate, an interest in direct patient care, and ability to multitask and remain organized in a dynamic environment.  This Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Patient Care Coordinator position will reside in the Indiana University Health LifeCare Clinic located at Methodist Hospital. LifeCare is one of the largest providers of HIV medical services in the state of Indiana. This position provides an opportunity to participate in a multidisciplinary team providing pharmacy support as well as serving as a strong patient advocate for people living with HIV.  

Under pharmacist supervision, supports the pharmacy department in one or more of the following areas: inventory, preparation, distribution, compounding, processing of medications and supplies, specialty medications, and medication histories. Assists with all functions required for medication processing including answering telephones, taking refill orders, entering orders into system, preparing the medication for pharmacist check, preparing medications for disbursement/shipment/delivery. Key job duties may consist of handling supplies, stocking prepackaged items, maintaining inventory, delivering supplies, maintaining records, distributing supplies. May assist in bulk compounding and preparation of I.V. solutions. Works with pharmacy staff to minimize the potential for medication errors. Exercises sound judgement, anticipates potential issues and challenges in common situations and applies standard policies and procedures to determine solutions or escalation.
 2+ years relevant experience preferred.
• Requires the absence of criminal history related to the ability to work with drugs.
• Requires strong mathematical calculation skills.
• Requires working knowledge and skills as a pharmacy technician in assigned areas and ability to work within established procedures under moderate supervision.
• Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Requires effective customer service skills.
• Requires intermediate proficiency typing and using Microsoft Office applications. High School Diploma or GED required.
• Requires Indiana Pharmacy Technician License OR intern/extern license if enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
• Pharmacy Technician National Certification required unless enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Pharmacy Technician - LifeCare Clinic Role

Overview

LifeCare Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Patient Care Coordinator

Patient Care Coordinators work as a part of therapeutically focused teams to navigate patients through the process of starting and maintaining treatment with specialty medications.  These team members serve as the face of specialty pharmacy services to patients and providers within IU Health clinics. Applicants should have a proven track record as an independent worker, strong patient advocate, an interest in direct patient care, and ability to multitask and remain organized in a dynamic environment.  This Pharmacy Technician, Clinical Patient Care Coordinator position will reside in the Indiana University Health LifeCare Clinic located at Methodist Hospital. LifeCare is one of the largest providers of HIV medical services in the state of Indiana. This position provides an opportunity to participate in a multidisciplinary team providing pharmacy support as well as serving as a strong patient advocate for people living with HIV.  

Under pharmacist supervision, supports the pharmacy department in one or more of the following areas: inventory, preparation, distribution, compounding, processing of medications and supplies, specialty medications, and medication histories. Assists with all functions required for medication processing including answering telephones, taking refill orders, entering orders into system, preparing the medication for pharmacist check, preparing medications for disbursement/shipment/delivery. Key job duties may consist of handling supplies, stocking prepackaged items, maintaining inventory, delivering supplies, maintaining records, distributing supplies. May assist in bulk compounding and preparation of I.V. solutions. Works with pharmacy staff to minimize the potential for medication errors. Exercises sound judgement, anticipates potential issues and challenges in common situations and applies standard policies and procedures to determine solutions or escalation.
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     2+ years relevant experience preferred.
  •  Requires the absence of criminal history related to the ability to work with drugs.
  •  Requires strong mathematical calculation skills.
  •  Requires working knowledge and skills as a pharmacy technician in assigned areas and ability to work within established procedures under moderate supervision.
  •  Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Requires effective customer service skills.
  •  Requires intermediate proficiency typing and using Microsoft Office applications. High School Diploma or GED required.
  •  Requires Indiana Pharmacy Technician License OR intern/extern license if enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
  •  Pharmacy Technician National Certification required unless enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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