Pharmacy Technician I/II - Inpatient Pediatric Pharmacy (Full-Time/ Rotating Shifts)

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

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Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.

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Location/ Department

  • Duke University Hospital; Inpatient Pediatric Pharmacy; Durham, NC

Work Hours

  • Full-time (40 hours/week):
    • Rotating morning (6:30 am-3:00 pm) and evening shifts (3:00 pm-11:30 pm, with some 12:30 pm-9:00 pm on weekends)
    • Overnight on-call rotation and some overnight coverage (9:00 pm-7:30 am).
    • Includes weekdays, every other weekend, and holiday coverage.

General Description of the Job Class

Perform under supervision a variety of technical duties related to the preparing and dispensing of drugs according to standard procedure.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

  • Prepare intravenous admixtures or other sterile products.

  • Fill physician orders/prescriptions, medication carts, or stock requisitions.

  • Deliver medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas.

  • Answer telephones and directs calls to appropriate personnel.      

  • Enter charges and credits for patient medications.

  • Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer system.

  • Provide technical support for automated equipment.

  • Maintain logs, records and other required documentation. File documentation in the appropriate location.

  • Complete and document all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs. Monitor assigned quality improvement indicators of individual or departmental performance. Stock medications and supplies; package medications as required for dispensing.

  • Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • Pharmacy Tech I: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an accredited pharmacy technician-training program. or Acceptance into pharmacy school. or High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.
  • Pharmacy Tech II: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of an accredited pharmacy technician-training program. or Acceptance into pharmacy school. or High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.

Experience

  • Pharmacy Tech I: N/A
  • Pharmacy Tech II: Minimum of one years related experience.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

  • Pharmacy Tech I: Must be registered with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy within the first 180 days.
  • Pharmacy Tech II: North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration is required. Pharmacy Technician certification is required from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or The Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).

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