Pharmacy Technician (Sign On Bonus)

University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description
The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Pharmacy department of Pharmacy Practice and Science's Mental Health Program has an opening for a Pharmacy Technician at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in Jessup, Maryland.Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. As a leader in pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement; the School conducts cutting-edge research and engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities to improve the health and well-being of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond. UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021). COMMITMENT to DIVERSITYWe believe every person brings with them unique strengths, experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on equality is to hire candidates who share these values.The successful candidate for this position will be able to describe and demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as how they contribute to a respectful, positive workplace. The selected candidate for this position is eligible for a sign-on bonus totaling of $2,000. Half of the bonus is payable within the first 30 days of hire and the remaining half is payable after successful completion of a probationary period of 6 months. The sign on bonus is eligible only to candidates new or returning to UMB. UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources BENEFITS (Non-Exempt/Regular)This Non-Exempt position offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 15 floating and holidays, 15 sick days, 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. JOB SUMMARY
Under general supervision, the pharmacy technician fills orders for unit doses, pre-packages pharmaceuticals, DEA Controlled substances, floor stock, supplemental medications, emergency kits, night cabinet, and general stock requisitions. Under supervision of the pharmacist, the technician may order or receive pharmaceuticals from the wholesaler on a daily basis.  The technician performs various related pharmacy duties including quality management activities as drug product recalls, nursing unit inspections and pharmaceutical care audits.PRIMARY DUTIES
    Prepares medication orders for an assigned patient population. Fills patient medication bins based on physician orders and patient profiles approved by the pharmacist through the pharmacy computer system, in accordance with departmental procedures Prepares medication orders for admissions, discharges and transfers as outlined by departmental procedures Packages, and labels medications into unit doses for inspection and approval by the pharmacist according to departmental Quality Control Standards. Checks refrigerator for stability and accurate labeling of all refrigerated medications. Maintains appropriate inventory levels of drugs and pharmaceutical supplies in the Pharmacy department and in-patient care areas. Receives and stores incoming pharmaceuticals in proper locations as instructed. Picks up and delivers pharmacy documents and pharmaceuticals from various departments and patient care locations. Produces reports, stocks medications, processes recalls, performs inspections of nursing stations and emergency supplies, removes expired medications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education: Completion of a high school level course work with attainment of a high school diploma or possession of a State High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) is required. Education at the college level is preferred.Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of equivalent experience requiring a familiarity of generic and trade names of pharmaceutical productsCertification/Licensure: Employees in this job class must be certified and registered with the Maryland Board of Pharmacists within the first six months of employmentOTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience, and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of generally accepted pharmacy principles, practices and procedures, pharmaceutical generic and trade names, general mathematics, personal computers, is required. General knowledge of and ability to use a PC computer and software applications, such as, spreadsheet, database, word processing, data entry is required. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with medical, nursing and other professional staff. Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time while performing pharmacy service support duties. Ability to lift; store and carry supplies and equipment.  CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. Overtime, weekend, on-call, and shift work may be required in some positions HIRING RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience. UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected]. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice and Science - Academic Support
Job Posting: May 11, 2022
Unposting Date: May 25, 2022, 10:59:00 PM


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