Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Pharmacy Technician Infusion Center

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Shift Information: Variable


·        Delivers medication to nursing units

·        Stocks medication in automated dispensing machines

·        Fills inpatient medication orders by reviewing the medication label, obtaining the correct type and quantity of medication and placing the medication with the label for the pharmacist to check. 

·        Prepackages bulk medication into unit of use packages

·        Prepares oral syringes of patient medication

·        Refills patient medication carts with a 24 hour supply of medication

·        Prepares intravenous medications (after training)

·        Prepares chemotherapy medication (after training)

·        Performs medication inspections and removes outdated medication from stock

·        Answers the telephone and assists nurses with medication supply issues

·        Transports medication to offsite locations using hospital vehicle

·        Must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required




·        Full Time – Every other Weekend

·        10:30 AM – 7 PM – approx. 2 days per week, rotating with day/afternoon shift coverage below:

·        8:30 AM – 5 PM every other Friday

·        Afternoon shift and Day Shift Coverage in the main pharmacy approximately 2 days per week (7 am-3:30 pm, 8 am-430pm, 830am – 5 pm, or 1:30 to 10 pm).

·        Must be able to work primary shift and any other shift required (Days Nights)

·        Schedule is subject to change based on business demands of the hospital

·        Work will be in the Hematology/Oncology Infusion Center and the Inpatient Pharmacy  




·        High School Graduate

·        National Pharmacy Technician Certification Required

·        Ohio Board of Pharmacy “Certified Technician” or “Pharmacy Technician Trainee” required

·        Prior IV admixture experience highly desired  Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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