SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Involves all aspects of the medication use process, including procurement, prescribing, compounding, dispensing, storage of medications, administration and monitoring. Partners with physicians and other clinicians to provide treatments and advice to patients, records patient history relating to medication use and ensures the safe and secure storage of medications and related supplies. Advises physicians in determining the best possible treatments for specific diseases, stays current on pharmacy regulations, treatments and developments in research and design. Pharmacists are the experts on drug therapy and the primary health professionals who optimize use of medication for the benefit of the patients. Meets educational needs of patients, healthcare team, students and residents. Ensures adherence to regulatory and fiscal requirements.
Performs unit dose preparation for cartfill and first doses. Non-sterile, non-hazard dose preparation for first fill or cartfill including preparation of oral syringes from liquid dosage forms. Delivery of patient specific doses. Prepare and perform ADC replenishment.
Compounds non-sterile, non-hazardous medications.
Performs outpatient pharmacy phone triage.
Performs insurance adjudication.
Performs medication storage inspections. Interact with pharmacy automated dispensing machines and hospital computer systems as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent.
No directly related experience.
Certified via Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or eligible for certificatio Registered with Ohio Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacy Technician.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center