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Location: Duke North Basement, Duke Hospital, Durham, North Carolina
This individual performs medication ordering, receiving, storage, and distribution duties to support the Department of Pharmacy’s role in ensuring safe medication use and appropriate inventory to provide for the medication needs of the hospital.
Work Hours: This position will primarily be a first shift (6:30am – 3:00pm) position with rotating weekend responsibilities (typically every 4th weekend).
Specific duties include (but are not limited to):
· Provide exemplary customer service
· Appropriate utilization of the Omnicell WorkflowRx software and associated carousel hardware
· Appropriate execution of supplemental pharmaceutical and supply orders
· Accurately fill and deliver departmental and interdepartmental requisitions
· Independently identify appropriate storage conditions for pharmaceuticals, consistent with manufacturer labeling
· Comply with OSHA, NIOSH, USP <797> and USP <800> regulations for the safe handling of hazardous medications
· Consistently adhere to first-in first-out methodology for inventory distribution
· Collaborate with team members to surpass customer expectations
· Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent communication skills
- Customer service experience
- Organizational skills
Work requires high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a formalized Pharmacy Technician program preferred.
Work requires a minimum of two years experience as a Pharmacy Technician plus completion of advanced competencies checklist as documented and approved by the Department of Pharmacy. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Pharmacy technician certification is required from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). North Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration is required.
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