Hospital Pharmacy Technician (contract)
Responsibilities included assisting the central and decentralized pharmacists on duty in dispensing, preparing, labeling and delivering of the patient specific first doses and floor stock to the nursing units throughout the entire hospital and the ancillary units.
- Regularly used the McKesson Med Carousel and the Cardinal Pyxis machines, including the narcotic vault, to fulfill my job duties.
- Other tasks included routing high volume of telephone calls to the central pharmacy and appropriate pharmacist, repackaging of oral and vaccine medications, and delivering intravenous preparations in a timely manner.
- Refilled, loaded and unloaded medications in the Pyxis, restocked the Operating case rooms' Anesthesia Pyxis machines, and handled stock outs and outdates.
- With the McKesson Med Carousel, handled dispensing the patient specific first doses, dispensing floor stock to go out in Pyxis runs throughout the day, restocking, and conducting inventory checks and expirations.