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Pharmacy Technician, Casual-Variable days/shifts (7106)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children’s is growing quickly and hiring Pharmacy Technicians for a variety of shifts who share our mission “To improve the life of every child". Join an organization where you come to work each day knowing you’ve made the difference in the lives of children and their families.  As a Pharmacy Technician you’ll work closely with pharmacists and the pharmacy team to purchase medication, prepare, label and deliver medication and maintain inventory. 


Essential Functions/Competencies

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  1. Responsible for accurately preparing, labeling, delivering medications in a timely manner.


  1. Aseptically prepares and labels sterile product medication in a consistent, accurate and timely manner including TPN solutions, ready-to-administer products, and large volume parenterals.  Follows pharmaceutical production standards of practice as developed by the department and consistent with national standards.


  1. Addresses customer service issues in a timely manner, including answering phones, directing calls, greeting visitors, and responding to questions in the Pharmacy.


  1. Proficient utilization of automated dispensing machines, including loading, refills, outdating, report generation, inventory and basic maintenance


  1. Responsible for maintaining established stock levels of medications within the pharmacy as well as other patient care areas.


  1. Updates charges/credits of returned medications when appropriate. Processes patient charges/credits on a daily basis and generates manual charges/credits when necessary.


  1. Appropriately manages technology in the day-to-day delivery of pharmaceutical care.
    1. BAXA compounder setup and trouble shooting
    2. Basic pyxis function
    3. Electronic variance reporting system
    4. MILT medication labeling system
    5. Retrieval of Policy and Procedures from the Intranet
    6. Electronic drug information resources


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned





  • Mathematical skills necessary for algebraic conversions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Verbal and written communication skills sufficient/necessary to receive and deliver information accurately among pharmacy staff and others
  • Previous experience in health care area or unit dose medication preparation helpful but not required
  • Good typing keyboard/computer skills



  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Experience working a hospital pharmacy setting preferred



  • Current and valid registration with the State of Nebraska is required.
  • Pharmacy Technician certification from a recognized national or local certification board required within one year of registration.
  • As applicable, must have valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle driving record required.



  • Successful completion of security check in compliance with requirements set by the State of Nebraska required.

Job Details

Date Posted December 28, 2018
Date Closes March 28, 2019
Requisition 921902-13380
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Pharmacy
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift Custom
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Math
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Typing
  • Pharmacy

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