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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Requisition #: 509708
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Pharmacy
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 26, 2022


GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, the pharmacy technician interprets physicians’ medication orders using knowledge of medication use in hospitals; packages medications in plastic bags or other approved packaging; picks up medication orders and returned medications and supplies from nursing units; delivers/transfers medications to and from patient care areas and automated dispensing devices; enters/accesses medication orders in the order entry system; verifies and unpacks deliveries of drugs and places them into inventory or storage; prepares sterile intravenous and non-sterile compounded pharmaceutical products; audits and maintains drug/supply inventory; adjusts patient charges for pharmaceutical products; maintains patient records.

Pharmacy technicians do not perform duties that can legally be performed only by a licensed pharmacist. Hours may be irregular and include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  1. High school diploma, certificate, or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
  2. Active National Pharmacy Technician Certification.
  3. If required, registration with the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

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

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