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Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: JIH02880874
Date Posted: 16 August 2019
Employer: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: 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: Variable

24 hrs/week, days & evenings

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Performs medication inspections and removes outdated medication from stock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

  • 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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