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Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient Job

Date: Nov 10, 2015


Company: Cleveland Clinic


Reference Title
HR Use Only: Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient
Department: PHARMACY
Job Code: C1454E
Pay Grade: 07
Job Details: - High School Diploma or equivalent Required.
- Pharmacy Tech Cert

This position is posted as a JIC (Job Interest Community). You are submitting your application for all (Inpatient Pharmacy Technician) opportunities that may be open at any location, for any shift within the Cleveland Clinic System.

Once you apply, we will personally review your application to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications and have completed the entire application. At that time, you may be contacted to discuss your experience, shift, and location preferences. This way, we can be sure that the job you apply for is the perfect fit for you.

Inpatient/Hospital Pharmacy Tech Experience

Strongly Preferred

PTCB Certification Required

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager/Coordinator, performs the following functions:

* Pulls medication from storage and counts
* Pours, measures or packages proper amounts for each drug prescription/order
* Restocks automated dispensing machines
* Delivers IV admixtures to hospital units
* Assists with extemporaneous compounding as needed: fills routine and special internal requisitions
* Performs filing and clerical duties.

Education: High school diploma or GED. Completion from an accredited program preferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Strong background in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics (normally attained through coursework beyond high school) sufficient to understand pharmaceutical terminology. Ability to perform algebraic calculations necessary for the preparation of extemporaneous compounds. Demonstrated ability to operate CRT computer terminal necessary to review medication orders and produce labels.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be detail oriented, have the ability to make precise measurements, and perform tasks independently. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and courteous relationships with patients, co-workers and other CCF Personnel. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

Experience: Minimum six months related experience or successful completion of Pharmacy Technician Program may substitute for the required work experience.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Physical Requirements: Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing, reaching, stretching and sitting for prolonged periods; manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer, dispensing, and compounding; ability to lift up to 20 lbs. while walking, stooping, bending and reaching; ability to transport 240 lb. cart. #LI-NB1

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Location Codes: J2WMC, J2WFV, J2WHC, J2WMM, J2WSP


Category: Clerical/Administrative Support

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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