PURPOSE OF POSITION: To complete extensive training; including didactic; simulated and experiential training on pharmacy practices relevant to a pharmacy technician. To enable the trainee to assist with medication preparation and to perform related technical and supportive tasks necessary to provide pharmacy services.
Medication Orders Preparing sterile and non-sterile products and doses, compound suspensions, solutions, inhalations, etc. Calculate doses and drug volumes for drug dosages. Fill and deliver medication to patient care areas. Prepare batch labels and repackage drugs from stock solutions. Prime central line fluids and using automated compounder for parenteral nutrition admixtures.
Systems and Documentation Interact with pharmacy and hospital computer systems as necessary.
Inventory Management Maintain inventory, rotate stock, manage stock levels and supplies as necessary.
Cleaning Areas Following departmental standard operating procedure.
Training Complete all coursework within the assigned deadline, engage in all aspects of training and approach the training with an inquisitive and professional demeanor.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum age of 18 years old
Certified via Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) within 10 months of hire
Register with the Ohio Board of Pharmacy
Communication Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Attention to Detail Demonstrate manual dexterity, clerical accuracy and attention to detail
Mathematical Ability Mathematical ability sufficient to perform complex calculations
Reading Ability Reading ability sufficient to interpret written instructions and recipes
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