Pharmacy Tech - Non Certified - TempForce - Temporary Assigment
Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Pharmacy Tech - Non Certified - TempForce - Temporary Assigment
- 2103358 Job : Pharmacy Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt
Hospital (VUH) Organization : HR TempForce 108252 : Description
Position Summary:The Temporary Pharmacy Technician performs tasks
within the pharmacy in direct support of the ongoing duties and
responsibilities of a pharmacist with occasional guidance. The
Temporary Pharmacy Technician Tasks performed contribute directly
to the preparation and/or dispensing of a final dosage form for
administration to a patient and are directly supervised by a
pharmacist. Provides customer service by answering phone requests
and triaging calls to the appropriate person if they cannot answer
the requested information. Applies departmental processes regarding
inventory control.* This is a Temporary positionUnit
SummaryVanderbilt Healths Pharmacy Department offer convenient and
affordable prescriptions for patients and employees. Our pharmacy
teams work directly with doctors and medical staff to meet the
specialized needs of patients. Our Specialty Pharmacy is accredited
by national accrediting organizations, including and URAC and the
Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).Position Shift:
- Full-time Days Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville,
Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,
discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who
come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It
is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge
expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your
diversity of culture, thinking, learning and leading is sought and
celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of
something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in
their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.
Vanderbilts mission is to advance health and wellness through
preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.VUMC
Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the
best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our
recent accomplishments: US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital
in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best
Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally
ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the
top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital at
Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Childrens Hospital in the
nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcares Most Wired: Among the nations 100 most-wired hospitals
and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical
technology. Beckers Hospital Review: named as one of the 100 Great
Hospitals in America, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health
Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100
Hospitals with Great Heart Programs. The Leapfrog Group: One of
only 10 childrens hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top
Hospital. American Association for the Advancement of Science: The
School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows Magnet Recognition
Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in
recognition of outstanding achievement Human Rights Campaign
Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt
University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare
EqualityAdditional KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists the pharmacist in the preparation, dispensing and/or
distribution of medications.
- Applies departmental processes regarding inventory
- Performs activities as directed by Pharmacists &/or
Pharmacy Managers in accordance with federal, state and local
laws/regulations and hospital policies.
- Delivers outstanding customer service to both internal and
- Operates computer systems and utilizes technology.
- The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the
position and additional duties may be assigned Basic Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- BASIC QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent
experience) (Required) Registration must be obtained within 90 days
of employment. Per Pharmacy Department policy, all new hires are
subject to pre-employment drug screening (post offer), as well as
for cause and random drug screening during their tenure with
Vanderbilt Additional Qualification Information:
- Tennessee Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration. PTCB/CPT
National Pharmacy Technician Certification. Per Pharmacy Department
policy, all new hires are subject to pre-employment drug screening
(post offer), as well as for cause and random drug screening during
their tenure with Vanderbilt. Physical Requirements/Strengths
needed & Physical Demands:
- Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force
occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of
force continually to move objects. Movement
- Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without
- Frequent: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Frequent: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects
from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs,
with help of coworkers or assistive device
- Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding
in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive
- Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from
- Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward
by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities
and back muscles
- Frequent: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent
falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self,
patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and
- Frequent: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using
feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
- Frequent: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on
knee or knees.
- Frequent: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and
forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders:
Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
- Frequent: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction above shoulders.
- Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any
direction below shoulders.
- Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or
otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working
primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
- Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
- Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging
- Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones
and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory
- Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less
and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral
vision, color vision.
- Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
- Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens
and other contagious illnesses.
- Frequent: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning
chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
*INDNCL*NHCN*CAReq ID: 2103358Vanderbilt University Medical Center
is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative
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