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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Pharmacy Technician I PRN
Shawnee, KS


Pharmacy Tech PRN - AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

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

  • Benefits from Day One for eligible employees

  • Paid Days Off from Day One for eligible employees

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

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: PRN

Location: 9100 W 74 th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

The community you’ll be caring for:

At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, formerly Shawnee Mission Medical Center, you're more than just a number on a chart. You're a whole person, who functions best when physically, emotionally, and spiritually fit. Find whole-person care, dedicated teams and staff, and a wide variety of medical services, all at our hospital in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

The role you’ll contribute:

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. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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 in, and actively provides coverage of technician services provided by central pharmacy operations

Appropriately utilizes medication automation, technology, and computer systems. Maintains expertise in electronic medical records processes and accurately interprets records

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

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 cytotoxic spill

Pharmacy Practice

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

Prepares and delivers accurate, safe and timely medication

Supports and collaborates with the decentralized pharmacy staff and patient care providers to optimize care and improve services.

Clinical Pharmacy Services

Supports practice in all pharmacy areas and clinical 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 care 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

Supports experiential training of pharmacy trainees and actively engaged in student learning experiences, if applicable

Quality Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Accreditation

Supports and participates in medication use 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

Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications - External

Knowledge and Experience strongly preferred:

Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, problem solving, 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 escalate when necessary 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

Knowledge and Experience Preferred:

Proficiency in hospital computer system technology and automation

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :


High School degree or equivalent


One year of contemporary hospital pharmacy experience, retail or ambulatory experience acceptable

Required Licenses:

RPT – Registered Pharmacy Technician or

PHARMINT Pharmacy Intern

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

Category: Pharmacy

Organization: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23018643

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

  • Job Schedule: 9100 W 74TH ST

    Pay Range: $15 - $22.304

  • Location: Shawnee, KS

  • Job ID: 23018643

  • Job Family: Pharmacy

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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