Pharmacy Tech II:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Durango Colorado

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating  from The LeapFrog Group,  Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology  with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing.  Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite.  Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at:

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124714

Recruiter Contact: Alison Williams - [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 7311 MRMC PHARMACY 


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Assist pharmacists in promoting an organized and functional pharmacy service. Prepares medications for dispensing and

maintains records.

Minimum Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • 1 year hospital or retail pharmacy experience as applicable (completion of an Accredited Technician training course may substitute for experience)

  • Working knowledge of computer systems.


  • PTCB

Position Duties (* denotes an essential functions of the position)


  • Alerts pharmacy director, coordinator, clinical coordinator, or pharmacist of immediate problems requiring corrective action in a timely manner. *

  • Screens nursing and physician inquiries and phone calls by directing to appropriate pharmacist to ensure accurate and timely communication. *

  • Performs special projects, including the training of new technicians and overseeing their activities, and other activities as assigned to increase and improve level of service, skill level, and productivity. *

  • Attains professional growth by attending or participating in a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education annually.*


  • Maintains patient and other records using pharmacy computers and manual systems to ensure timely and accurate patient billings and compliance with regulatory agencies. *

  • Facilitates maintenance of adequate supplies by logging needs in Want book. *

  • Processes daily IV slips, assisting the administrative secretary with workload statistics.*


  • Inpatient setting:

  • Accurately and in a timely manner fills unit dose cart, floor stock, medication orders, and delivers to patient care areas to ensure availability of ordered drugs and supplies. *

  • Is knowledgeable in the use and stocking of automated medication cabinets. *

  • Accurately prepares I.V. admixtures, using sterile technique. *

  • Outpatient setting:

  • Accurately and in a timely manner, prepares prescriptions for pharmacist review and dispensing. *

  • Accurately compounds specialty items. *

  • Pre-packages and labels bulk medications for unit dose / unit of use dispensing with computer and associated equipment. *

  • Checks floor stock and / or pharmacy stock for outdates, overstock, and proper storage on a monthly basis to ensure the use of high quality medications. *

  • Maintains cost effective inventory of bulk items, utilizing soon to expire items quickly, and decreasing overstock of inventory.*

  • Demonstrates technical skill level in utilizing a variety of pharmaceutical competencies including, but not limited to, calculations, aseptic technique and cytotoxic drug properties.*

Physical Requirements

  • Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs frequently)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 


Basic Qualifications