• Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
  • Job ID: 454523
  • Location: James Cancer Hospital/CCC
  • Department: Outpatient Pharmacy
  • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 1
  • Salary Range Min: $14.00
  • Salary Range Max: $14.00

Position summary

Pharmacy Technician (Job Opening 454523) - Scope of Position: Under the direction of a pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, prepares unit dose and intravenous medications for dispensing to patients. Makes scheduled deliveries to appointed nursing units to deliver medications to patients while ensuring that our department meets medication security requirements set forth by The Joint Commission. Assists pharmacists with medication order entry into the pharmacy computer system. Maintains stock levels of medications to avoid delays in service to patients. Demonstrates ability to work as a member of a team. Technician must participate in continuing educational opportunities to meet the annual competency requirements and participate in continual training opportunities provided by department to develop ongoing skills in other areas of the pharmacy. Technician must comply with all rules and regulation of the hospital and pharmacy department. Must complete PTCB certification within 365 day of hire date, unless such is in place upon hire. All technicians must maintain a current PTCB certification throughout employment in order to work as pharmacy technician at OSU Medical Center department of Pharmacy.

Education and experience

For Hire: High school diploma, PTCB certification, one year of relevant health care experience and/or completion of the OSUMC pharmacy technician training program, and strong science background, knowledge of the metric system and good math skills. Familiarity with pharmacy terminology, medication names and aseptic technique desirable. Must complete PTCB certification within 365 days of hire, unless current PTCB certificate is in place upon hire. On going: PTCB certification must be maintained for continued employment. Attends department sponsored continuing education programs. Receives training in other areas of department to gain multiple competencies and be eligible for career ladder advancement.