Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Pharmacy Technician II-Ambulatory Pharmacy

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/22/2018 11:57 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    Part-time (24 hrs week), day shift, 3X per week. Benefits Eligible. (location: Outpatient Pharmacies- Orange/Blue/Yellow)



    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.


    The Outpatient Pharmacy Technician position exists to provide technical expertise in the outpatient pharmacy. The position supports the pharmacy by providing assistance to the outpatient staff pharmacists. The mission of the department is enhanced in this position by providing excellent customer service. Demonstrates competencies defined in Outpatient Pharmacy Technician responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years, and select adult patients.


    • Must exhibit excellent customer service skills • Accepts prescription, establishes billing/patient charges, documents patient’s allergies correctly, interprets and enters information regarding the outpatient prescription into the computer system • Prepares and packages injectables and oral medication for outpatient use • Utilizes math and problem solving skills (i.e. algebra) to calculate amount of drug needed for preparation of prescriptions • Maintains the cleanliness and neatness of the outpatient pharmacy • Independently resolves on-line adjudication problems with Third Party Payors, without pharmacist intervention. • Extemporaneously compounds medication which is not commercially available (i.e. suspensions, ointments, liquids, capsules, powders, etc.) under the supervision of a pharmacist • Replenishes pharmacy stock area and notifies pharmacist or inventory coordinators of any problems or concerns • Answers the telephone and assists caller or forwards to appropriate individual (pharmacist, pharmacy administration, etc.) • Assists in orientation and training for new Outpatient Pharmacy Technicians and interns. Ensures that the trainees are competent to function in the outpatient pharmacy area. • Interviews all applicants to the OP Pharmacy when requested, and gives input to the Pharmacy Manager, Ambulatory Services.



    High school diploma or equivalent • Demonstrated skills in algebra by passing score on math competency administered on site • Completion of a pharmacy technician program, two years of experience as a pharmacy technician (preferably in a setting appropriate for the position, e.g. outpatient, hospital, etc), experienced NCH pharmacy transporter in good standing, or a bachelor’s degree • Certification as a pharmacy technician or documented passing score on certification exam prior to start date



    Lifts objects weighing up to 20kg Occasionally Talking on telephone or in person Constantly Typing on a computer keyboard Constantly Standing or Walking Constantly Sitting Occasionally The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


    EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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