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The Christ Hospital Health Network Certified Pharmacy Technician I in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Title: Certified Pharmacy Technician

Shift: Full time rotating shift

This position will be scheduled approximately 40 hours per week and is at the Christ Hospital Health Network located at 2139 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

Job Overview: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, Assistant Directors, Technician Supervisor, Pharmacists, and according to the standard procedures, a Technician I assists in the preparation and distribution of medications.

The Certified Pharmacy Technician may perform the following duties:

  • Prepares medications according to prescription or physician order; unit dose, IV room, outpatient RX area.

  • Uses technology in the department.

  • Delivery-Includes the transportation of medications from the pharmacy to areas outside the pharmacy. This includes medication cart delivery, IV run and unit dose run. Runs delivered at the correct "run time", and delivered to the correct area, refrigerator vs cart.

  • Assists the Pharmacist in daily activities.

  • Answers telephone, receiving and relaying messages as needed.

  • Re-orders drugs and supplies when stock is low or predetermined stock level indicated.

  • Rotates stock, checks expiration dates and cleans assigned area.

  • Performs as a receptionist at the RX window. Distributing medications and orders for the correct department and patient. Fills out appropriate paperwork for distribution of medications, RX pads, and RX computer paper. Answers and directs phone calls, and assists with any issues.

  • Follows departmental and hospital safety policies and procedures.

Education: High School Diploma/ GED

Experience: Six months pharmacy technician experience or education, or other suitable experience preferred.

Licenses & Certifications: The person has passed an examination approved by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, PTCB/ CPhT. Person must register as Technician in Training with Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, if not current registered with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy. Upon completion of training period the person must complete registration as Certified Technician with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy. The person must keep active certification with the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy.

Weekend/Holiday: Every other weekend and holiday rotation.