One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).
River Oaks Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented PHARMANCY TECHNICIAN. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Non-clinical functions relating to delivery of pharmaceuticals to patient care areas, working under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. The supervising pharmacist is fully aware of all activities involved in the preparation and dispensing of medication, including the maintenance of appropriate records.
Completes clerical duties as requested, i.e., computer skills, answering the phone, etc.
Makes rounds to nursing units to pick up orders.
Prepares individual medication cassettes for verification by pharmacist.
Fill requisitions for floor stock indications for verification by pharmacist.
Prepare billing for input by data processing.
Prepare and update patient profiles on all hospitalized patients with information to include patient names, diagnosis, hospital number, age, sex, allergies, treating physician (psychiatrist and internist), date of admission and other pertinent information.
Prepare pass medications for verification by pharmacist.
Prepare prescriptions for verification by pharmacist.
Sign out controlled substances on proof of use sheets.
Completes records and documentation.
Performs work with minimal errors with regards to pharmaceutical responsibilities, i.e., errors in medication.
Correctly records patient information.
Observes and complies with hospital policy regarding patient rights.
Communicates with other department in the hospital appropriately.
Responds to phone calls accordingly.
Knowledgeable of the Quality Assurance plan and indicators of the department.
Assists clinical staff in charting as necessary.
Attends all department meetings.
Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient and employee related information.