This Pharmacy Technician position is responsible for providing Pharmacy Services within the Inpatient and Outpatient Retail Pharmacy Department and the Nemours Children's Hospital (NCH). The position is responsible for assisting in the preparation (including technical aspects of preparation) and delivery of medications to be dispensed to patients and providing customer service to internal and external customers. This position works under the operational supervision of the pharmacist.
Demonstrates familiarity with the general duties of a Pharmacy technician including knowledge, and maintainance of competency and understanding of the duties and responsibilities of the position to which he/she is assigned which may include: unit dose cart fill, Pyxis functionality, IV preparation (e.g. syringes, admixtures, chemotherapy, continuous renal replacement therapy, total parenteral nutrition, etc.), unit dose packaging, filling outpatient prescriptions, barcoding, Unit inspections, oral liquid compounding, stock inventory maintenance and replenishment, code cart process
Performs aseptic compounding of parenteral admixtures and other sterile dosage forms. This includes wearing appropriate personnel protective equipment, the practice of aseptic technique, proper procedure for preparing all types of parenteral admixtures (including chemotherapy or other specialty solutions).
Performs various functions associated with NCH drug distribution system. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of medications for patients, the completion of necessary dispensing records, and the delivery and exchange of medications.
Cross trained to perform Pharmacy technician responsibilities in either the Retail Pharmacy or the Inpatient Pharmacy.
Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determination and solutions preparation, using weight and volume equivalents in the metric system.
Carries out rules and regulations pertaining to the professional policies of the pharmacy department and ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations
Understands operation and functionality of equipment and technology including (e.g. automatic dispensing cabinets, pump technology, packager, etc) to support the Pharmacy.
Able to maintain punctual attendance consistent with Nemours policies, regulatory, and federal, state, and local standards.
Strong communications skills are required. Prepared to interact with both internal and external customers and respond appropriately.
High School Diploma
Florida Pharmacy Technician licensure required within 6 months of hire
Certified Pharmacy Technician preferred
Hospital Pharmacy preferred, or Pharmacy Internship experience also acceptable
Pharmacy Technician - Evening shift, every other weekend