St. Joseph Health Pharmacy Technician Certified - Full Time/Evenings in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:

Direct supervision of Staff Pharmacist to accomplish delivery of patient medications, utilizing personnel and automatic dispensing machines.

Essential Functions: Describe the 5 - 10 duties / responsibilities that must be performed by this position.

Essential Functions:

  1. Dispense new medication orders to be sent to nursing station including expediting STAT orders.

Observing all legal and procedural steps to ensure final check by a pharmacist before release of

the drug to the nursing units.

  1. Pick up and return meds for credits; enter credits in pharmacy system and return meds to proper

place in pharmacy.

  1. Transport new medication orders to each nursing station, as required.

  2. Refill or load medications to each nursing station's Pyxis machine, as required.

  3. Do floor checks on nursing and ancillary units.

  4. Do dating checks.

  5. Exhibits good communication skills in course of daily duties. Works with public and employees at

front window.

  1. Answers phone calls in a polite manner and process any request for missing meds, drug

compatibilities, etc. Enter ht, wt, and allergies. Refer questions requiring professional judgement

to the pharmacist.

  1. Restock medication trays, such as crash carts, anesthesia trays and other floorstock medication


  1. Extemporaneously prepare and pull medications for cartfill. Package dosage forms into unit

dose packaging observing all rules and record keeping requirements.

  1. Assist with stocking and putting up of the drug order as required

  2. Assist with obtaining needed drugs in absence of buyer through borrowing, initiating delivery

services, etc.

  1. Maintain -dispensing and Pyxis area in a clean, neat and orderly manner

  2. Exhibit team work at all times. Assist with any job when asked with positive attitude and

attention to detail. Complete tasks in a timely manner.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent

License/Certification: Possesses Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) issued by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board and Pharmacy Technician Registration issued by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Continued certification and registration is to be maintained.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Previous pharmacy experience

Previous technician training course

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health System