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Pharmacy Technician

Washington, DC
Howard University Hospital Pharmacy Technicians are an intelligent bunch that handles the medication compounding and delivery responsibilities in the Pharmacy department. As a member of this team, you have basic knowledge of hospital pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical calculations. We take pride in our understanding that every job, no matter how big or small affects the experience of our patients. And our team strives to assure that all hospital patients receive quality medical care and we want YOU to be a part of that effort.
 
Who are you?
We are looking for a passionate person who wants to join our Pharmacy Department at Howard University Hospital. Every day is a new challenge, and you're continually looking for ways to help our team get better at what we do, in the most efficient way possible. You move fast while keeping your attention to detail, and you tap into your problem-solving skills to support Howard University hospital to provide the optimal patient care. Ideal candidates have experience in a fast-paced high growth environment and the ability to work part of a team.
 
What will you do?
 
Prepare and dispenses medication orders for an assigned patient population (inpatient).

Assists pharmacists in any capacity necessary to provide prompt patient care.

Delivers and picks up pharmacy documents and medications from various departments and patient care locations

Prepares sterile intravenous medications using proper aseptic technique.

Packages and labels medications into unit doses  for inspection and approval by the pharmacists.
 
What do you need?
 
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required. 
 
Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy required.
 
Successful completion of a Pharmacy Technician training program or national certification through successfully passing the National Pharmacy Technician certification examination is required.
 
Maintains continual compliance with all District of Columbia requirements.
 
Weekend, shift work, holiday, on-call is required and overtime may be required when patient care needs dictate.
 
Who do you report to?
 
Director of Pharmacy/ Operations Manager
 
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