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Pharmacy Technician - Outpatient

Job ID: 99499 Date posted: November 25, 2019

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Pharmacy Cnt SNF
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary

The Pharmacy Technician will assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services that support the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare. You will perform technical tasks involved in the preparation, documentation and distribution of out-patient medications.
The Outpatient Pharmacy is responsible of providing medications primarily to the attached long term care facility; also services employees and discharged hospital patients.  We are a small department size.  This is a unique and rewarding environment where outpatient dispensing and clinical monitoring combine to create total patient care.  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 Techs, we encompass the Sharp Experience of being the best place to work. 
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.

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 as well as offering 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.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years.  Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more.  A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery.  Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor café will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
 
Hours
PER DIEM
8-hour day variable shift, weekends as needed.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician licensure
  • One (1) year current retail/outpatient Pharmacy Tech experience preferred
  • Knowledge of pharmacy terminology, trade/generic drug names and metric system
  • Strong customer service skills required 
  • Computer input, filling, dispensing, customer sales, billing, invoicing and clerical skills
  • Requires excellent communication skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications  
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
 

Essential physical requirements may be discussed during interview.

 
 
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 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 tech jobs in San Diego, pharmacy technician jobs in San Diego, outpatient pharmacy technician, retail pharmacy technician

 

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