MetroHealth PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - Hospital/Infusion in CLEVELAND, Ohio
Location: METROHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER
Biweekly Hours: 80.00
Shift: 7am -3:30pm or 8am - 4:30pm
The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County’s safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.
Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, performs a wide variety of duties in the delivery of pharmaceutical care in the specialty pharmacies (i.e. the Pediatric Pharmacy, Critical Care Pharmacy, and Oncology Pharmacy) and inpatient pharmacy. Along with other staff, delivers medication related services to in-house patients, and the related take home medication services. Assists Pharmacists in performing quality control procedures for drug distribution technologies. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.
HS Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam.
18 years of age or older with no felony convictions, per Ohio Revised Code 4729.42.
Meets one of the following:
• Current/active Certified Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), OR obtains certification within 90 days of hire; maintains certification throughout the course of employment.
• Possess an Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) Certification from the National Healthcareer Association.
Meets one of the following:
• Currently registered as a Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy; maintains active registration throughout the course of employment.
• Currently registered as a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, AND becomes a registered Certified Pharmacy Technician within 90 days of hire; maintains active registration throughout the course of employment.
Willing and able to travel to external satellite locations, including having access to reliable transportation.
Possess a current/valid driver’s license.
Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Experience preparing sterile intravenous (IV) products.
6 months of experience in an inpatient pharmacy, with unit dose and IV admixture services.
1 year of experience in a retail pharmacy setting.
1 year of experience in a Home Care or Long Term Care Pharmacy setting.
May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day.
May need to sit or stand for extended periods.
See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required.
May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion.
Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications.
Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents.
Requires some exposure to biohazardous chemicals.