Under the direction of a licensed pharmacist, transcribes abbreviated and symbolized information from physician’s orders onto patient medication profile, through manual and computer entry. Selects and prepares medications, pharmaceutical products, and intravenous admixtures, including chemotherapeutic agents. Assists in thee dispensing and distribution of medications. Maintains pharmacy merchandise and equipment. Reviews medication cassettes for returned medication; types unit does and intravenous admixture labels; transports pharmacy merchandise. Performs other duties as required Essential Functions: – Must be capable of performing all duties within the area of responsibility and meet all the requirements of the Inpatient Pharmacy Technician. – Reads hospital charts, i.e., physician orders and standard medical abbreviations and terminology. – Prepares patient medication profiles from physician orders. – Must be able to work effectively under the direction of licensed pharmacists in a high volume pharmacy. – Requires a caring attitude toward patients and customers. – Must interact effectively with patients and coworkers in a courteous manner. – Stands for longs periods of time and effectively communicates with coworkers, nursing personnel, and patients. – Functions as a team player with Pharmacy, Home Health, Nursing and providers. – Performs other related duties as assigned. – This job has no supervisory responsibilities
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente is an integrated managed care consortium, based in Oakland, California, United States, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield. Kaiser Permanente is made up of three distinct but interdependent groups of entities: the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (KFHP) and its regional operating subsidiaries; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; and the regional Permanente Medical Groups. As of 2017, Kaiser Permanente operates in eight states (Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia) and the District of Columbia, and is the largest managed care organization in the United States.