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Firelands Regional Medical Center I/P Pharmacy Technician, Certified: FT - Nights 9p -7a in Sandusky, Ohio


We are offering a $2,500 retention bonus!

Full-time, Day and Evenings and every other weekend.

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Area Director or a Registered Pharmacist and according to the standard procedures compounds and readies for dispensing medications and pharmaceutical supplies upon receiving orders from physicians or other qualified prescribers; maintains the drug inventory; maintains records; processes patient charge documents and labels; mixes IV additive solutions as required using aseptic technique; inspects medication units; and performs various other related duties. Pharmacy technicians do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a registered pharmacist.

Position Highlights:

  • Award Winning: Named among the top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety Excellence Award, America’s 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery, America’s 100 Best Spine Surgery.

  • Retention Bonus: $2,500 depending on experience!

  • College Loan Reduction: Interest free student loan repayment up to $6,000!

  • Employee-centric: Competitive pay, excellent benefits, tuition assistance, retirement plan matching, recognition program, local discounts.

  • Stability: Serving Erie and surrounding counties since 1876.

    What You Will Do:

  • Procures and distributes drug orders per physician request, pharmacist request or pre-arranged work assignment according to established policies, procedures and protocols, and within specified time frame.

  • Fills physician orders, medication surgical kits, medication carts, medication requisitions and specialty items/bins and delivers medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas.

  • Prepares sterile products (including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition).

  • Verifies all orders with pharmacist on duty, informs pharmacist of any medications that do not seem in line with the patient’s condition or previous medications. Contacts pharmacist in regards to any medications that have exceeded a standard treatment period.

  • Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, rotating, and storing pharmaceuticals and supplies in appropriate locations.

  • Utilizes pre-packaging machine, Pyxis.

  • Performs monthly unit inspections of selected areas.

  • Utilizes billing and other technician service functions in the pharmacy computer system.

  • Generates reports, pick lists and labels as required.

  • Answers the telephone and requests at the window.

    What You Will Need:

  • Current pharmacy technician certification required.

  • High School diploma, or equivalent. College courses desirable, but not required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, have an attention to detail, and work under minimum supervision.

  • Must be proficient in mathematics, basic and advanced pharmacy calculations and display essential critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.

  • Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and insurable under Firelands auto policy. Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)