Supplemental Registered Pharm Tech - MLK Health Center
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, helppharmacists prepare, and distribute prescribed medication and other health care products to patients and customers. Tasks include prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles/containers and unit dose packaging/repackaging, counting pills/tablets, mixing medications that need to be reconstituted with water, preparation of oral syringes, compounding sterile preparations, filing, inventory, medication delivery to patient care units, filling/replenishing automated dispensing cabinets, and the collection, organization, and verification of patient information. Clerical duties include answering phones, stocking shelves, cash collection/management, and data entry. The need for absolute accuracy and precision in all aspects of the job is essential to ensure patient health and safety.
High School Diploma/GED; Registered by and in good standing with Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician; or licensed by and in good standing with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist Intern. ACPE IV Sterile Certification
CRT, Mathematics, Medical Terms, PC and Typing.
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays and Flexible