Hospital Pharmacy Technician

in Oak Ridge, TN

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Job

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    990 Oak Ridge Tnpk
    Oak Ridge, TN 37831, US

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    Pharmacy Operations

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    Full time

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more. 

Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN and we are currently recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Technician.  


Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the Tennessee Boards of Pharmacy

IV Compounding

Handle doctor calls, faxes and medication deliveries

Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by profiling prescriptions; preparing labels and calculating quantities

Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory

Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner

Other duties as assigned


High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred

Tennessee Pharmacy Technician certification required

National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferred

IV Certification highly preferred

IV compounding experience highly preferred

In-patient hospital pharmacy experience preferred

Flexibility in working schedule

Ability to work well in a team

Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Strong customer service skills required

Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is required

Ability to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to focus on tasks; Ability to evaluate operating conditions ; Ability to exercise sound judgment

Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets


40 hours per week

Swing shift Monday-Friday (7am-3:30pm 90% of the time - 2:30-11pm 10% of the time) + Every other weekend (when working weekends, you will get some week days off)

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


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