Pharmacy Assistant - Inpatient Pharmacy
The Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for the safe, timely and accurate transport of medications and equipment to medication rooms, medication drawers and pharmacies, enabling prescribers, healthcare practitioners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and therapists to perform their duties in an effective manner.
Ensures patient and customer satisfaction, proper utilization of body mechanics, adherence to policies, procedures and standards established by Nationwide Children's Hospital (NCH) and regulatory agencies.
When appropriate, train new technicians or transporters.
Employees should be detail-oriented, patient-centered, and demonstrate strong moral character and evidence of alignment with Nationwide Children's Hospital's core values.
Schedule: (Full Time, Non-Benefits Eligible)
Monday to Friday - 7 am to 3:30 pm
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, Ohio 43205
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Demonstrate appropriate knowledge of and compliance with USP 795, 797, and 800 standards and other regulatory requirements specifically related to the handling of medications.
Ensures the safe, timely and accurate transport of medications to their destination including delivery of requested items.
Understands and applies knowledge of basic medication transport concepts, filling of automated dispensing cabinets, infection control practices.
Restock pharmacy work areas, pharmacy satellites, and ADCs with medications and supplies as needed.
? Follows all isolation and radiation precaution signs.
Utilizes proper body mechanics when lifting and transferring medications.
Inspect medication storage areas for expired or unusable medications pursuant to standards set forth by the regulatory agencies.
Demonstrates customer friendly phone skills and directs customer concerns to proper team members when necessary.
Perform housekeeping tasks to keep a clean and orderly pharmacy including all daily, weekly, and monthly documentation of completed tasks in designated record keeping systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent
Six months of previous pharmacy and/or customer service experience preferred
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Viewing/Listening Constantly 67-100%
Talking Constantly 67-100%
Walking Constantly 67-100%
Standing Constantly 67-100%
Bending Constantly 67-100%
Stooping Constantly 67-100%
Lifting (up to 50 lbs) Constantly 67-100%
Pushing/pulling Constantly 67-100%
Carrying Constantly 67-100%
Reaching Constantly 67-100%
General hospital environment with the potential for exposure related to transporting hazardous medications Must be able to independently lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read, write and perform manual tasks without accommodation and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.
Must be able to push medication carts and/or equipment independently over carpets, tile and in and out of elevators.
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.
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