Pharmacy Technician - Transplant Transitions of Care Specialist
Job ID: R0028467 | Pharmacy | Full Time, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday | Charlottesville, VA
Provides pharmacy services in a specialty area under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist/licensed independent practitioner. Demonstrates advanced technical skills and ownership for the work area. The Transplant Transitions of Care Specialist technician will work directly with the inpatient solid organ transplant team to coordinate care delivery to transplant patients within the Medical Center. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to, medication histories and documentation within the electronic medical record, collaboration with outpatient and specialty pharmacy technicians and systems for timely processing and delivering of discharge medications, coordination of filling pillboxes at discharge with transplant patients, and assisting the ambulatory transplant clinic pharmacist.
  • Demonstrates advanced technical skills and ownership for the work area.
  • Ability to work independently in work area with little oversight.
  • Applies professional knowledge while working in the specialized area of the pharmacy.
  • Continually seeks out additional training opportunities and stays abreast of new and changing information for these assigned areas.
  • Supports the training of new employees and participates in the creation and maintenance of training materials.
  • Fills and delivers medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist/licensed independent practitioner.
  • Policies and procedures are followed consistently.
  • Ensures adequate supplies are available for continuous patient care.
  • Triages and escalates any questions or issues outside the pharmacy technician scope of practice to the staff pharmacist or supervisor as needed.
  • Uses appropriate systems for processing of patient information.
  • Ensures quality assurance is maintained according to departmental and legal requirements.
  • Operates pharmacy equipment appropriately.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. ?

Position Compensation Range: $15.99 - $24.78 Hourly

Shift Time:
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Position Compensation Range: $18.01 - $27.92 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience: 12 months of relevant experience required.
  • License/Certification: Commonwealth of Virginia Pharmacy Technician registration required. CPhT credential through National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) required. For team members hired prior to February 1, 2020, certification as CPhT through NHA or PTCB is required by January 31, 2022.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull less than 20 lbs.

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