MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, located in Clinton, Maryland, is an award winning, acute care hospital focused on caring for patients and their loved ones utilizing advanced technology under the guidance of expert clinicians. Quality, Safety, Wellness, and Patient Satisfaction are achieved through a spirit of patient centered services that connect us to the community we serve. If you believe in patient focused care, excellence, teamwork, and are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and customers, we invite you to join our team!
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is actively recruiting for a fulltime Pharmacy Tech to join our dedicated team! This position provides support for varying shifts and every other weekend.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
IV mixing/compounding procedures, and processing patient information in computer.
Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy. Types prescription information to produce labels.
Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory.
Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system.
Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments.
Packages medications for dispensing and for delivery.
Sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood.
Communicates with nursing center personnel and other customers in a please and professional manner.
Processes returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 1 year of IV compounding experience required in hospital or home infusion pharmacy setting.
Minimum 1 year Pharmacy Technician experience
IV admixture experience strongly preferred
Rotating Days & Evenings, every other weekend day or evening shift
National certification as a Pharmacy Tech (CPhT)
State certification as a Pharmacy Tech
Maryland Pharmacy Tech License
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.