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Certified Pharmacy Technician - PRN

Job Code:  87724
Facility: Cypress Creek Hospital
Location: HOUSTON, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Cypress Creek Hospital, located in north Houston, has been faithfully serving the Houston and surrounding communities for over 18 years. Cypress Creek is a fully accredited 96-bed hospital dedicated to the provision of quality care and assistance for individuals and families in need of psychiatric care and treatment for substance abuse. Cypress Creek Hospital offers the community a broad range of inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adolescents and adults. The hospital offers 24-hour behavioral health emergency services. Our physician-directed staff of registered nurses, social workers, therapists, mental health technicians and drug abuse counselors bring both skill and compassion to the individualized treatment program for both patient and family. Cypress Creek Hospital currently has a
PRN Certified Pharmacy Technician position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Assist in providing pharmaceutical services under the direction of registered pharmacist:
• Provides prompt and accurate delivery of medications to all nursing units.
• Maintains monthly inspections of Pharmacy and all nursing units.
• Prepares medications in unit/dose packaging.
• Assists in record keeping activities and daily billing.
• Identifies and enters medication orders into computer.
• Gathers missing profile information from patient charts and enters into computer.
• Maintains Narcotic Reconciliation Log on a weekly basis
• Attends mandatory staff meetings.
• Performs other duties as assigned

The following are the job requirements for the Certified Pharmacy Technician position:
2 years experience as a CPhT with 1 year experience in a hospital setting. Current certification through the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
• Ability to perform assignments with minimal supervision;
• Ability to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;
• Capability of adapting to varying workloads and work assignments on a constant basis;
• Effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.
• Must be able to work every other Thursday and some weekends.
• Must be able to complete new hire requirements such as nationwide background check and drug testing.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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