Certified Pharmacy Technician
Certified Pharmacy Technician Requisition #: 333743 Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044 Category: Pharmacy Work Shift: Evening Shift Work Week: Full Time Weekend Work Required: Yes Date Posted: Oct. 5, 2021 Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field. Summary: The Certified Pharmacy Technician, under the direct supervision of staff pharmacists, assists in the processing, preparing, dispensing, and delivering of medication orders. This support includes functions performed in the pharmacy unit dose, intravenous admixture, and bulk stock areas. All work performed will be reviewed, checked, and approved by pharmacists prior to leaving the pharmacy. Innovations improve work procedures and methods and primarily result in some time and cost savings. The job duties affect direct patient care through the completion of tasks which allow others to provide direct care. Work requires internal contacts outside the work group to resolve mutual problems and to collaborate on work procedures. Responsible for ensuring that satisfaction and service with internal contacts is maintained. Contact with external contacts involves providing or getting factual information. Requires normal courtesy and tact in dealing with others. Shift: Full Time, Eve Shift, (40 hours per week) Weekends Required Non Exempt Work Location: Howard County General Hospital JOB REQUIREMENTS: High school education or equivalent is required. Minimum of one (1) year hospital or institutional Pharmacy Technician experience. Internal candidates without the one (1) year experience may be considered if they have an outstanding performance evaluation and record. Completion of pharmacy provided orientation and training and demonstrated competence in knowledge, skills, and abilities is required within sixty (60) days of hire date under minimal supervision. LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: Registered in the State of Maryland as a Pharmacy Technician. National certification from a Maryland Board of Pharmacy approved program: Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT), Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT), National Health Career Association (NHA), or Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) within 90 days of hire. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.