The Pharmacy Technician 2 is accountable for assisting pharmacists in the retrieval, processing, preparation and distribution of medications and sterile products for patient administration. These activities include but are not limited to unit dose medications and IV admixtures, parenteral nutrition, floor stock pharmaceuticals, controlled substances, and other defined systems. The Technician 2 functions in all aspects of drug distribution that do not require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. All assigned activities are performed under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager. Accurate preparation of patient medications including sterile products, chemotherapy, unit dose, cartfills, TPN, narcotics. Accurate and timely delivery of patient specific medications. Timely delivery and retrieval of patient medications. Inventories, replenishes, and maintains drug stock which includes automated dispensing cabinets. Adherence to Dept. Policies. Assist the Pharmacist with medication/patient care related issues. Prior experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital or community setting is required. Understanding of metric system and basic math concepts is required. Good communication skills are essential. Personal computer, Pharmacy computer systems, TPN compounders, automated dispensing cabinets, calculators, facsimile machines.
This individual will support meds to beds and future retail operations while cross training in inpatient pharmacy.
Preferred: outpatient technician experience. Interest in working with patients upon hospital admittance by obtaining medication history.
High School Equivalent / GED CPhT Certified Pharmacy Technician
Location/Region: Beachwood, OH (44122)