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Pharmacy Technician - Inpatient Job

Date: Feb 5, 2016


Company: Cleveland Clinic


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

PTCB Certification Required

Inpatient/Hospital Pharmacy Tech Experience Strongly Preferred

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.

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.

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.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED. Completion of a formal pharmacy technician training program preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) verified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

COMPLEXITY OF WORK: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum six months related experience, hospital experience preferred. Successful completion of a Pharmacy Technician Program may substitute for the required work experience. Ability to perform algebraic calculations necessary for the preparation of extemporaneous compounds.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Typical physical demands include ability to perform functions of the job while reaching and stretching, and manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer functions of job.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. #LI-NB1

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


Category: Allied Health

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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