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PHARMACIST EXTENDER (Medication History Technician)

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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Rotating Shift

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Requisition #: 533704

Location: 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287


Full Time (40 hours)

Day Shift, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm


Position Summary:

Under minimal supervision, assists the pharmacist in caring for patients by providing point of care services as assigned. Activities include assisting with a patient’s medication management and obtaining and organizing information such as patient demographics, medication histories, and information needed for therapeutic drug monitoring. Promotes the safe and effective use of medications by providing the pharmacist with accurate and timely information necessary to make informed clinical recommendations. Participates in performance improvement activities to increase the scope and quality of pharmacy services. Performs the duties of a pharmacy technician as required.


High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an accredited pharmacy technician program or equivalent is required. College degree preferred.

Work Experience:

1 year work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy setting or successful completion of coursework in pharmacology plus 6 months of work experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital pharmacy setting. Applicable experience as a pharmacist extender is desired.


CPhT certification and Maryland Board of Pharmacy registration. Certification in aseptic sterile compounding (USP <797>) and hazardous drug handling. Successful completion of JHH Pharmacy pharmacology course within 1 year of hire. BLS certification if participating on Rapid Response or Code Teams.


  • Comprehensive understanding of pharmacy operations, procedures, and equipment. Expertise with pharmacy terminology, medication names, dosage forms, and common indications. Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software is highly desired.
  • Analytical ability to solve problems in assigned area(s) and to recognize and correct potential errors. Excellent prioritization and customer service skills are required. Interpersonal skills necessary for obtaining, verifying, and exchanging information with pharmacy, medical, nursing, and other allied health staff. Ability to exercise initiative and judgment.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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