Certified Pharmacy Technician - Hazardous Compounding The Jewish Hospital

Bon Secours Mercy Health
United States

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As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive.

** The duties of this position are to assist with and contribute to the provision of care to patients under the guidance of registered pharmacists and the direct supervision of the Lead Pharmacist or Supervisor. **

  • The incumbent is a highly specialized technician who serves as a hazardous drug technician responsible for the management, compounding, and handling of hazardous medications in the inpatient setting.
  • The incumbent serves as a content expert on sterile compounding and assists supervisors with the oversight of competence and overall compliance with USP Chapters <797> and <800>.
  • The Hazardous Drug Compounding Technician is responsible for assisting the Lead Pharmacist with overseeing compliance with all USP chapters and other applicable laws, regulations, and standards.
  • The position functions with a high degree of autonomy with all activities subject to quality of service measurements.

Certified Pharmacy Technician: The Jewish Hospital

Job Summary:

The Certified Pharmacy Technician is responsible for providing pharmacy services, including, but not limited to preparing pharmaceuticals, performing inventory control, compliance audits, and financial transactions, providing customer service, and maintaining pharmacy records. The Certified Pharmacy Technician works as part of an interdisciplinary patient care team, and under the direction of the Pharmacist.

Essential Functions: 

  • Receiving and verifying the accuracy and authenticity of prescriptions
  • Reviewing and recording patient information with their prescription in compliance with the guidelines of the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Providing instructions to educate people on the correct way to take their medicine
  • Supporting the Pharmacist in the daily operation of the pharmacy
  • Protecting employees and patients by adhering to infection-control protocols and policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Degree or GED


  • Valid ExCPT Certification provided by the National Health Career Association or Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification and registration with State Board of Pharmacy (required)


  • Previous experience working in Retail, Ambulatory, Outpatient, Hospital, Acute Care, or Home Infusion Pharmacy (preferred)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to be proactive in a rapidly changing environment
  • Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner
  • Possesses problem-solving skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacy terminology, medication names, and aseptic technique 

Hours 0930-1800 - No holidays or Weekends

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)


Pharmacy - Jewish

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email [email protected]. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]