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Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

Responsible for medication management for the pharmacy, nursing units and operating rooms 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, and triage calls appropriately utilizing excellent customer service skills. Receive orders, select proper drug, and prepare dosage form and strength. Practice sterile compounding for immediate usage as well as non-sterile compounding of oral liquids and topicals.  Perform electronic medication history inquiries and patient/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.
  • Registered as a pharmacy technician with the State of Nebraska Board of Pharmacy required.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification within six months of licensed date required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior pharmacy technician or hospital setting experience preferred.
  • Medical terminology and knowledge of top 200 medications prescribed preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers, automated dispensing cabinets (Omnicell), calculators, electronic medical record (EPIC), various computerized and mechanical devices necessary for product preparation and dispensing (e.g., scales, strip packager, magnetic stirrer, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience with non-sterile compounding preferred. 
  • Experience with phones, pagers, fax machines, hand held scanners, etc. preferred.



Job Details

Date Posted September 17, 2019
Date Closes October 2, 2019
Requisition 14123
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00