Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Day Job
Full Time, primarily days
Delivers medication to nursing units
Stocks medication in automated dispensing machines
Fills inpatient medication orders by reviewing the medication label, obtaining the correct type and quantity of medication and placing the medication with the label for the pharmacist to check.
Prepackages bulk medication into unit of use packages
Prepares oral syringes of patient medication
Refills patient medication carts with a 24 hour supply of medication
Prepares intravenous medication including chemotherapy
Performs medication inspections and removes outdated medication from stock
Answers the telephone and assists nurses with medication supply issues
Transports medication to offsite locations using hospital vehicle
Must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required.
Full Time 40 hours per week, primarily day shift but must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required (Days or Nights)
Every other weekend
May be required to float between the Hem/Onc Satellite and the main inpatient pharmacy
Schedule is subject to change based on business demands of the hospital
High School Graduate
National Pharmacy Technician Certification Required
Ohio Board of Pharmacy “Certified Technician” or “Pharmacy Technician Trainee” required
Prior IV admixture experience highly desired
Must have a clean driving record and be able to be insured on the hospital auto insurance plan.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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