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Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: JIH02880873
Date Posted: 16 August 2019
Employer: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron , Ohio
Sector: Pharmacy Staff
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 30 August 2019

Job Description

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 800,000 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.
  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. 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.
Shift Information: Day Job
Full Time, primarily days

Position Responsibilities
  • Delivers medication to nursing units
  • Stocks medication in automated dispensing machines
  • Fills inpatient 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.
  • Prepackages bulk medication into unit of use packages
  • Prepares oral syringes of patient medication
  • Refills patient medication carts with a 24 hour supply of medication
  • Prepares intravenous medication including chemotherapy
  • Performs medication inspections and removes outdated medication from stock
  • Answers the telephone and assists nurses with medication supply issues
  • Transports medication to offsite locations using hospital vehicle
  • Must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required.
  • Full Time 40 hours per week, primarily day shift but must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required (Days or Nights)
  • Every other weekend
  • May be required to float between the Hem/Onc Satellite and the main inpatient pharmacy
  • Schedule is subject to change based on business demands of the hospital
  • High School Graduate
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification Required
  • Ohio Board of Pharmacy "Certified Technician" or "Pharmacy Technician Trainee" required
  • Prior IV admixture experience highly desired
  • Must have a clean driving record and be able to be insured on the hospital auto insurance plan.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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