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AdventHealth Pharmacy Technician Relief in Shawnee, Kansas


Pharmacy Tech AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: Merriam, KS

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

As needed Evenings and/or nights

You Will Be Responsible For:


  • Treating co-workers, patients, physicians and guests with kindness, care and courtesy

  • Attendance pattern reflect commitment to job requirements and patient care needs

  • Communicate with pharmacists and other technicians in an open, cordial manner so that information related to department operations is freely exchanged

  • Complete assigned duties completely so co-workers are not burdened with additional responsibilities

  • Performs functions requested by pharmacist or pharmacy leadership in a timely manner

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient and business information

  • Verbally and behaviorally support Shawnee Mission Medical Centers’ mission and values

  • Demonstrate and convey a favorable image of the Medical Center

  • Resolve Pyxis generated “stock out” bulletins and “medications not loaded” reports quickly

  • Compound medications accurately as needed

  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and accountability in all controlled substance transactions

  • Conduct self with the same high standard of conduct regardless of the level of supervision on the shift

  • Anticipate and address the needs of the customer

  • Incorporate patient, physician, and customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action

  • Answer phones in a prompt courteous manner

  • Accurately fill and outdate all Pyxis machines as scheduled with the runs.

  • Fill and deliver medications to patient care areas without delay

  • Restock boxes, kits, trays and code cart trays without being asked

  • Make positive contributions to the departments Interdepartmental Customer Satisfaction scores

  • Complete deliveries and refill functions as quickly as possible to minimize time spent out of department

  • Proficiently practice aseptic technique

  • Answer telephone, using experience and/or prioritization skills to forward calls when appropriate

  • Display pride in work

  • Identify work flow or process improvement opportunities to department leadership

  • Assess par levels and notify department leadership and buyer of need to increase these to resolve chronic stock out situations, fill replenishment stock, deliver and load all medication located in Pyxis Medstations and in the department

  • Perform tasks related to maintaining all centralized and decentralized pharmacy inventory. This includes but is not limited to: Assessing par levels, restocking shelves, ordering supplies and alerting buyer to stock shortages

  • Make and deliver products so they arrive at the unit on time, but not so early as to promote waste

  • Replenish drugs used during surgery and code blue carts and complete appropriate charge sheet


  • What You Will Need:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Kansas Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, the Certified Pharmacy Technician performs all accountabilities associated with the compounding, dispensing, charging, and delivery of medications to the patients.

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

Travel: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Req ID: 21030304

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.