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Greater Baltimore Medical Center Clinical Pharmacy Technician in Baltimore, Maryland

  • JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision and following prescribed procedures, assists in processing physicians' medication orders. Prepares various drugs and I.V. solutions for delivery to patients and labels pharmaceutical orders. Performs measuring, mixing, and pouring in conjunction with compounding activities for patient care.

Education HS or equivalent.

Experience

Skills

  • Basic knowledge of the metric system.

  • Basic knowledge of the different types of pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug nomenclature.

  • Ability to perform the basic ratio and proportion mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to enter data via various computer applications in a timely manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Competent to safety handle medications

    Licensures, Certifications

  • Maryland Registered Pharmacy Technician, required

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Certification, must obtain national or non-national certification within 90 days of hire

    Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity necessary to maintain aseptic technique while meeting production demands in the preparation of I.V. admixtures.

  • Must not have an allergy to medications mixed in the I.V. admixture laboratory.

  • Ability to walk and stand for the duration of the scheduled work time and to lift, push and pull weights of up to forty pounds

  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.

    Working Conditions

  • Temperature conditions in the I.V. admixture laboratory may reach 80oF.

  • There is the possibility of topical exposure to drugs used in the preparation of I.V. admixtures, e.g. antibiotics.

  • NormalMedicalCenterenvironment, may be exposure to noise, dust, temperature, and the like.

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