As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Certified Pharmacy Technician position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of medications to be dispensed to patient’s unit. This includes the preparation of oral, topical, and intravenous medications, and the processing of outpatient prescriptions (this includes chemotherapy). All medications that are prepared must be checked by a registered pharmacist.
Full time, Day shift and every other weekend.
Certified Pharmacy Technician required.
Hospital Pharmacy experience preferred
1. Performs various functions associated with AIDHC Outpatient Pharmacy drug distribution system. This includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of medications for patients, the completion of necessary dispensing records, and the delivery and exchange of medications. 2.Performs aseptic compounding of non sterile hazardous and non hazardous non-sterile dosage forms. This includes the practice of aseptic technique, proper procedure for compounding to meet Pharmacy and regulatory guidelines. 3. Demonstrates a through knowledge, and maintaining competency of understanding the duties and responsibilities of the position to which he/she is assigned which may include both inpatient and outpatient tasks: • Unit dose cart fill • Pyxis refill batch • Kits and Carts • IV admixture ( TPN, Chemotherapy, CRRT, Antibiotic and hydration therapies) • Departmental orders • Allergy Clinic • Oral Specials batch • Unit dose packaging • Filling Outpatient Prescriptions • Unit dose bar coding • Pharmacy Inspections • Delivery of Narcotics • Floor Stock / Departmental Billing 4. Carries out the calculations required for the usual dosage determination and solutions preparation, using weight and volume equivalents in the metric system. (All work must be reviewed and checked by a registered pharmacist) 5. Pharmacy Downtime procedures for Epic and Outpatient Pharmacy (QS1). 6. Must have the ability to work well with others. 7. Regular attendance is required. 8. Good communications skills are required.
1. Uses appropriate pharmaceutical medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols common to the prescribing, dispensing, and charting of medications in the hospital. 2. Operates automatic technology, (computers, repacking equipment, etc.) in accordance to policy, procedures, and manufacturing instructions. 3. Pharmaceutical Calculations 4. Medication names (Brand and Generic) 5. Preparation procedures for adult, pediatric, and neonatal non-sterile and sterile dosage forms. 6. Medication error prevention methods
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.