This is a full time variable shift (primarily afternoon/evening) position including a weekend and holiday rotation. Must be able to work any shift as staffing requires.
Duties include delivery of all medications to all points in the hospital.
Fills inpatient medication orders by obtaining the correct type and quantity of medication, and placing the medications with the corresponding computer label, for the pharmacist to check.
Determines correct quantity of medication to be dispensed using ratios, fractions, proportions, percentages, and decimals.
Prepackages unit dose medication from bulk supplies. Maintains and files all copies of dispensing records
Refills all patient medication carts with a 24 hour supply of medication.
Utilizes computer to prepare labels for medications.
After being checked by a pharmacist, delivers medication carts to the medication rooms/nursing stations. Stocks automated dispensing machines with medications.
After proper training, and under the supervision of the pharmacist, assists in the preparation of intravenous medications.
High school graduate. Must have a current Ohio Pharmacy Technician license and a national pharmacy technician certification (e.g. PTCB). Prior IV admixture experience highly desired. Must be proficient in the use of computers to input patient billing data. Must also be able to work any shift; days, afternoons, nights as staffing requires.
Internal Number: 181169
About Akron Children's Hospital
At Akron Children’s Hospital, we’re looking for motivated, inspiring people who are ready to make a difference in the lives of others. From the nurse who sings his patient’s favorite song, to the cook who smiles at every step and high-fives her team in the kitchen, it’s what you do—and how you do it—that makes working at Akron Children’s Hospital so much more than a job.