Phamacy Inventory Technician (ETS) | Temporary

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Pharmacy Inventory Technician practices in a setting of inpatient, retail, or infusion area within the institution.
  • Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, the Pharmacy Inventory Technician follows departmental and regulatory guidelines when procuring, receiving, packaging, and distributing and disposing medications and pharmaceutical supplies to assist the department in providing quality pharmaceutical care for all patients.
  • Maintains an established inventory of drugs and commonly used supplies; re-orders and stocks items upon delivery to ensure immediate availability.
  • Properly operates, troubleshoots, monitors, and cleans departmental automation and equipment.
  • Maintains accurate records and invoices for the procurement and returning of medications and pharmaceutical supplies.
  • Responds timely to customers' needs by answering phone calls, receiving and distributing messages, and triaging requests appropriately.
  • Understands and implements appropriate time management and prioritization of tasks ensuring timely and safe patient care.
  • Assists with operational support functions, including minor housekeeping activities and department cleaning/disinfecting/decontaminating standards to maintain the work area.
  • Conducts regular quality assurance inspections focused on TJC requirements, including the examination of product integrity and expiration.
  • Maintains competency and follows departmental, OSHA, USP, and EPA guidelines to safely and accurately handle, distribute, and dispose of non-hazardous and hazardous products.
  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
  • Completes all required training and competency assessments in a timely fashion.
  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new personnel.
  • May serve as a resource for less experienced staff, providing technical information and guidance in pharmacy techniques and policies to ensure the delivery of efficient, quality service.
  • May perform other duties as assigned or requested.

SCHEDULE: Temporary Full Time; 7 AM - 3:30 PM, mandatory 1 weekend per month
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred.
  • Active Georgia Pharmacy Technician registration, or current enrollment in an accredited School of Pharmacy with a current Georgia Pharmacy Intern license.
  • Must maintain registration through entire length of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

  • Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure. Bio-hazardous waste; Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors, Communicable diseases, Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators may be required. Environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.



Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
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