HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician Specialist PRN in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located on Florida's Emerald Coast, is looking for an additional member to add to its award winning cardiovascular team.

The Emerald Coast features world famous vacation destinations of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is one of the nation's top performers on quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The hospital has the tri-county's only comprehensive cardiovascular program. It is also the only acute care hospital in the area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission, a Chest Pain Center and a Cancer Care Center that is affiliated with UAB and accredited by the Commission on Cancer.

Job Summary– The Pharmacy Technician Specialist is responsible for accurately performing advanced and basic pharmacy technician functions in a timely manner. In addition, they are responsible for performing duties associated with Automated Dispensing Cabinets(ADCs), other specialized duties and/or leadership roles as assigned by the pharmacy management team.

  • Identifies critical issues, prioritize workload and communicate to appropriate personnel any issues in a timely manner

  • Completes all education requirements and/or other activities needed to maintain competency Complies with facility policy and procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Interacts in person and by phone with hospital personnel politely and appropriately. Accurately maintains and coordinates required documentation logs

  • Provide direction and training to other technicians as assigned.

  • Assists in the supervision of other technicians to ensure that policies and procedures and regulatory requirements are uniformly and consistently followed.

  • Responsible for maintaining medication storage and security as per regulatory requirements throughout the organization

  • Accurately performs audits(i.e. anesthesia, overrides, billing, etc.) as assigned.

  • Performs and monitors compliance for quality control and performance improvement functions as assigned Accurately performs and documents monthly medication storage area inspections as assigned

  • Performs and supervises other technicians for administrative billing functions as assigned Completes and monitors OR charges in a timely manner as assigned

  • Assists the pharmacists in clinical reviews as assigned (i.e. medication reconciliation, triaging reports, etc). Performs Technician scheduling as assigned

  • Accurately performs required calculations

  • Accurately and safely compounds and label medications and parenteral admixtures Always utilizes aseptic techniques in the preparation of parenteral compounding

  • Compliant with all USP 797 daily/monthly requirements (i.e. Cleaning laminar airflow cabinets and biological safety cabinets, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.)

  • Always obtains a final check from the pharmacist before releasing any prepared parenteral compounds, before packaging any medication, or dispensing any medication

  • Prepares and monitors all work records needed for day at their designated times including the Discontinued, Transfers, and Discharges Lists of parenteral preparations and efficiently processes these reports before they are dispensed to the patient care areas

  • Compounds chemotherapy preparation per established protocol


    High School Diploma or equivalent required Associate or Bachelor degree preferred


    Minimum of 3 years of hospital experience Supervisor experience preferred


    National Certification (CPhT) required

    Active Registered pharmacy technician, as per State requirements, in good standing with the appropriate State Board of Pharmacy

Title: Pharmacy Technician Specialist PRN

Location: Florida-Fort Walton Beach-Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01307-6351