Eligible for Full-Time Benefits
Under the direction of the Department Director or Manager, coordinates and facilitates operations in key department areas such as automation and information services, pharmaceutical waste management, regulatory readiness, purchasing and inventory control, controlled substances diversion monitoring, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Approximately 65% of responsibilities are related to automation and associated activities. Works closely with pharmacy, nursing and other multidisciplinary teams within each business unit.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act as a full-participants project teams, interacting with other departmental representatives to assure operational objectives are met.
Serves as a liaison to Nursing Management to monitor and communicate medication discrepancies with aid to resolution.
Serve as the primary resource for the application-specific creation of user IDs and passwords specific to the automated dispensing systems and software applications. Maintains User IDs in user database/server. Works closely with
Nursing Education to add new nursing orientees to database and with Human Resources for removing IDs of those listed as Terminated.
Serve as the initial and primary contact for issues specific to the departmental IS, relating to Automated Dispensing Systems, for business unit staff and other professional end users of department specific software, for I.S. and for the vendor.
Coordinates and monitors medication restocking processes for automated dispensing devices including provisions for monitoring expirations dates and retrieval of outdated medications.
Monitors Secure C2 Safe and resolves narcotic accounting discrepancies and communicates any discrepancies to the Director or Manger of Pharmacy Services.
Works with department leadership to design and implement process changes in assigned focus areas
Serve as the primary staff resource for the determination of and production of training materials both for formal and informal training. Serves as primary trainer for new staff in assigned focus areas.
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and duties. It should be understood, therefore, that employees may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
Requires high school diploma or GED
Requires at least 2 years of experience as an inpatient pharmacy technician.
2 years of experience with automated pharmacy dispensing systems preferred
Valid State of MI pharmacy technician licensure required
PC skills as needed to perform job functions as assigned; strong verbal/written skills; availability for on-call system support; highly analytical ability to solve complex technical problems; ability to work designated shifts, including weekends and holidays; ability to function in a fast-paced environment with established time constraints; flexibility to deal with ever-changing health care environment; and ability to effectively manage multiple projects.
Organization: Community Care Services
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region's major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.
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