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Lead Pharmacy Technician

Job ID: 90671 Date posted: September 07, 2018

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Evening Job
  • Full-Time


The Lead will assist the Pharmacy Director / Manager in providing pharmaceutical services that support the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare.  You will work in partnership with the Director / Manager and pharmacist supervisors, in support of day-to-day operational supervision of the Pharmacy Technician staff.  You will have responsibility for ongoing performance improvement projects and provides operational, developmental, and quality assurance / improvement support for technician programs.
The goal of Sharp HealthCare Pharmacy Services is to provide quality clinical and distribution services that set the community standard for innovation, operational efficiency, prevention of adverse medication events and promotion of cost effective drug therapy through collaboration with all members of the health care team.
The Chula Vista Pharmacy is a 24-hour, 7 days a week operation.  The Pharmacy is a decentralized pharmacy with staff located in the main pharmacy as well as on several nursing floors.  Our pharmacy supports a daily hospital census of 277 patients, with an average of 1500-1600 line order entries per weekday.  Our team is comprised of Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians, couriers and administrative staff.  Our close knit pharmacy team supports the mission of Sharp HealthCare by providing the best patient care possible.   We feel that by providing excellent communication to staff and serving as a training facility for Pharmacists and Pharm Technicians, we encompass the Sharp Experience of being the best place to work.  
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay.  A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.

8 hours evenings variable shift, weekends as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician license
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in hospital pharmacy environment or equivalent healthcare setting required.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role preferred.
  • Computer skills highly desirable, especially in the application of pharmacy computer systems (e.g. Carecast, Pyxis, IDX), word processing, spreadsheet and databases.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT).
Essential physical requirements may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Pharmacy Technician, pharmacy technician jobs in San Diego
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“Sharp invests in the physical safety of its employees, unlike any other company I have worked with. They also are proactive in offering educational meetings that are relevant to the job we do. Management is fair and flexible with requested time off and there are plenty of opportunities to pick up extra shifts.”

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