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Pharmacy Technician Job in Akron, Ohio US

Pharmacy Technician

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Akron, OH

Posted: 5/3/2021 - Expires: 8/1/2021

Job ID: 226858928

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About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Part Time (20 hours per week) Shift Varies, primarily 8:30pm to 7:00am Includes weekend and holiday rotation

Summary:
The Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist with preparation and distribution of medications. The technician helps fill orders for patients and ensures they are delivered to the correct nursing unit.

Responsibilities:
1.Fills medication orders by reviewing the medication label, obtaining the correct type and quantity of medication and placing the medication with the label for the pharmacist to check.

2.Refills patient medication carts with a 24-hour supply of medication.

3.Prepares oral syringes of patient medication.

4.Prepares intravenous medication, including chemotherapy

5.Delivers medication to nursing units.

6.Stocks medication in automated medication dispensing units.

7.Repackages bulk medication into unit-of-use packages.

8.Performs medication inspections and removes outdated medication from stock.

9.Answers the telephone and assists nurses with medication supply issues.

10.Transports medication to offsite locations using hospital vehicle.

11.Must be able to work primary shift and any other shift at any location.

12.Other duties as required.

Technical Expertise

1. Prior experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.

2. Prior IV medication preparation experience preferred.

3. Must have a clean driving record and be able to be insured on the hospital auto insurance plan.

Education and Experience

1.Education: High School graduate or equivalent required.

2. Ohio Registration as a "Certified Ohio Pharmacy Technician" or Pharmacy Technician Trainee" or "Pharmacy Intern" required. National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB or equivalent) required. Note: Pharmacy Intern license does not require PTCB certification.

3.Years of experience: Two (2) years is preferred.

4.Years of experience supervising:  None.

Part Time

FTE:  0.400000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
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