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Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Responsible for medication management for the pharmacy and nursing units including but not limited to ordering, receiving, sorting, distributing medications. Troubleshoot equipment issues and provide excellent customer service and patient care in accordance with assigned duties. Create and utilize medication usage reports to analyze data for effective inventory control. Manage incoming telephone calls from inpatient units, triage calls appropriately. Receive orders, select proper drug, and prepare dosage form and strength. Practice sterile compounding, including hazardous medications, according to USP 797 and USP 800 guidelines. Perform electronic medication history inquiries and patient and family interviews for medication reconciliation. Calculate patients IV infusion due times, reorder as needed and collaborate with providers, physicians, and pharmacists recommending medication concentrations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age required.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Licensed Nebraska pharmacy intern or registered as a pharmacy technician with the State of Nebraska Board of Pharmacy required.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification within twelve months of licensed date required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior pharmacy technician or hospital setting experience preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers, automated dispensing cabinets, calculators, various computerized and mechanical devices necessary for product preparation and dispensing (e.g., scales, micromix, strip packer, web site resources, general compounding, laminar air flow hoods, biological safety cabinets, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience with typical office equipment (e.g., phones, pagers, fax machines, hand held scanners, typewriters) preferred.



Job Details

Date Posted August 14, 2018
Date Closes August 29, 2018
Requisition 8317
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00