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AdventHealth Pharmacy Technician in Killeen, Texas


Pharmacy Technician PRN -  AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity


Work Hours/Shift:


1-3 shifts/week

Must be able to cover Days or Evenings


You Will Be Responsible For:

Pharmacy Operations


Actively performs all pharmacy technician functions and maintains active proficiency in:

  • Standard work parameters

  • Operational programs

  • Delivery and compounding systems

  • Hospital computer systems

  • Medication ordering systems


Maintains operational expertise in and actively provides coverage of the technician services provided by

  • Central Pharmacy


Oversees appropriate utilization of medication automation, technology, and computer systems

  • Accurately interprets electronic records

  • Maintains expertise in Cerner processes


Accurately oversees the management of medication inventories and the preparation and delivery of patientspecific medication doses

  • Manages medication delivering activities

  • Prepares accurate medication products for delivery

  • Prevents improper drug, dose, dosage form selection, expiration dating, and barcode scanning issues when checking products


Pharmacy Practice


Facilitates medication safety practices

  • Identifies, mitigates, and reports potential medication errors such as lookalike sound-alike medications


Maintains continuous learning and pharmacy practice development

  • Maintains personal continuing education plan including documentation of an annual selfevaluation and plan for self-development

  • Completes CE modules as part of Pharmacy Technician licensure renewal


Provides patientcentered care services

  • Provides accurate, safe and timely medication therapy



Clinical Pharmacy Services


Supports practice in decentralized areas

    • Collaborates with other pharmacy staff


Teamwork and Inter-Professional Collaboration


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

    • Adheres to lunch and break schedule


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

    • Assures appropriate handoff between shifts and participates in Energizers/Meetings

    • Accepts any necessary work from preceding and does not leave excessive work for following shift


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




Teaching, Training, Precepting, and Mentorship


Mentors new staff and assists with training


Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees in areas of expertise

    • Actively engages in pharmacy technician student learning experiences


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 via participation in pharmacy technician professional activities and practice advancement accomplishments. Supports improvements in and contributions to pharmacy practice


Leadership and Organizational Involvement


Participates in departmental meetings (75% attendance as scheduled)


Participates in departmental educational activities (100% completion)


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


Maintains professional image

    • Actively participates in a Departmental Practice Council(s) as requested


Schedule and Human Resources Management


Must meet work performance standards

    • Failure to meet performance standards may prevent tier advancement and can lead to positive discipline and a demotion


What You Will Need:

  • 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 informal supervisors (pharmacists) and at times, to work well without direct supervision

  • Ability to identify, follow up, and resolve discrepancies

  • Ability to identify, resolve, and mitigate pharmacy operational or program issues

  • Ability to keep accurate and complete records

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Ability to teach pharmacy technician students

  • Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma/GED equivalent
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician in Texas
  • Sterile Compounding Certification
  • One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience


Job Summary:

Supports pharmacists and provides distributive pharmacy services. To provide safe and accurate medication services and to support all those involved in direct patient care.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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.