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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransPharmacy Tech IV Certified Chemo Infusion Center
Apopka, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • $2500 Sign-On Bonus* (Eligibility Required)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Days

The community you’ll be caring for:

• AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab

• The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station

• The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades

The role you’ll contribute:

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are

equally respectful to all. Primary responsibility is the provision of medication distributive functions and pharmacy

operational tasks, which includes but is not limited to assisting the pharmacist with all duties of preparing and dispensing

of medications, inventory management, and regulatory compliance. Performs duties necessary for the effective daily

operation of all department services and programs. Accurately responds to medication dispensing requests, prepares

medications for pharmacist final review/check, delivers checked medications, and returns unused or expired medications

to appropriate pharmacy areas.

The value you’ll bring to the team:


Pharmacy Operations

•Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in standard work parameters, hospital and pharmacy specific computer systems, and operational programs

•Maintains operational expertise and competency and actively provides coverage of at least two of the following:

•Central/distributive pharmacy operations

•Sterile compounding

•Decentral/ Automated Dispensing Cabinet delivery pharmacy operations

•Controlled substance Handling AND at least TWO of the following:

•Hazardous Medication Sterile Compounding

•Quality Assurance & USP required sampling

•Technician Inventory Check (i.e., tech check tech where authorized)

•Medication History

•Supporting Clinical Services

•Purchasing and Inventory Management

•Participates in appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Maintains expertise in electronic health record system and be able to accurately interpret electronic records as needed

•Accurately completes medication inventories and accurately prepares and dispenses patientspecific medication doses. Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products

•Performs oral and injectable compounding, if applicable

•Carries out special projects or assignments as directed by supervisor or manager

•Understands how to handle process and appropriately dispose of all waste materials, including all levels of hazardous waste, within the department. Knowledgeable about the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Hazardous Medication Spill Kits in the event of a hazardous medication spill. Pharmacy Practice

•Facilitates medication safety practices by identifying and reporting potential medication errors such as look-alike sound-alike medications.

•Prepares and delivers medication in an accurate, safe and timely manner Clinical Pharmacy Services

•Supports practice in all pharmacy areas and clinical services

•Collaborates with other pharmacy staff

•Collaborates with care providers and Pharmacists to optimize care and improve services Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration

•Presents to assigned areas on time and ready to work and does not exhibit unscheduled absenteeism

•Assures continuity of service between shifts, among pharmacy staff assignments, and across pharmacy practice areas

•Works effectively with all members of the healthcare team to ensure the best outcome for the patient

•Demonstrates sensitivity to the perspective of the patient, caregiver, or health care colleague in all communications

•Actively supports teammates (pharmacists, technicians, managers) •Uses effective negotiation skills to resolve conflicts

•Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's service standards of Own It, Make It Easy, Love Me, and Keep Me Safe. Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship

•Mentors new-staff and assists with training

•Precepts and mentors pharmacy student rotations and actively engages in student learning experiences, if applicable

•Supports pharmacy residency experiences, if applicable

•Determines and finalizes competency

•Demonstrates desire and aptitude for instructing, modeling, and coaching others Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

•Supports and participates in medicationuse process improvements led by colleagues and peers

•Supports regulatory compliance initiatives and supports institutional accreditation processes Professional Activities and Practice Advancements

•Maintains a commitment to pharmacy practice by supporting improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice Leadership and Organizational Involvement

•Participates in departmental meetings

•Participates in departmental educational activities

•Supports practice advancement initiatives, clinical research projects, and stewardship initiatives led by colleagues and peers, if applicable

•Participates in shared governance committee(s), if applicable

•Maintains professional image

•Performs other duties as assigned


•Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problemsolving, and customer service skills

•Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changes as necessary

•Ability to interact constructively with supervisors, peers, and external customers

•Ability to follow direction from formal management personnel and work well under direct supervision of a pharmacist

•Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

•Ability to identify, mitigate, and assist in resolving pharmacy operational or program issues

•Ability to keep accurate and complete records

•Knowledge of medical terminology

•Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

•Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office


•Ability to teach pharmacy technician students

•Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation

•Knowledge and competence in aseptic techniques, hazardous drug compounding and USP 795, 797 and 800 standards (if applicable)

•Knowledge and competence in the medication reconciliation process (if applicable)


What you will need:


  • High School degree or equivalent

  • Two years of hospital pharmacy experience (Retail or ambulatory experience acceptable for medication history function in lieu of hospital experience)


  • Associates degree or technical degree in a related field or specific certification related to the position, preferably in a physical science, business or healthcare


  • Applicable State Pharmacy Technician Registration (RPT)

  • Sterile Compounding Certification, if applicable per state legislation

  • Current certification from Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT), or from the National Healthcare Association (NHA)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Apopka

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24023530

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $19 - $25.189

  • Location: Apopka, FL

  • Job ID: 24023530

  • Job Family: Pharmacy

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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