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Greater Baltimore Medical Center Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Buyer 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. Serves as the assistant buyer, providing inventory management and medication procurement.

Education

HS or equivalent

Experience

Hospital pharmacy technician experience preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of hospital locations following orientation.

  • Ability to follow specific instructions

  • Inventory management

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Competent to safely 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.

  • Typical hospital environment; may be occasional exposure to noise, dust, temperature, and the like.

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