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Pharmacy Technician

Job ID: 92626 Date posted: December 18, 2018

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary

The Pharmacy Technician works under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist prepares and distributes new and refill medications including: unit dose cassettes, IV solutions, chemotherapeutic agents, controlled substances, outpatient prescriptions and special preparations requiring compounding. This Pharmacy Technician supports automation technologies (Pyxis MedStation, Pyxis Profile, Automix, Euclid Re-packaging, etc.)
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 Patient-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.
Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
 
Hours
PER DIEM
8 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.
 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician license
  • Knowledge of pharmacy terminology, trade, generic drug names, and metric system 
  • Demonstrates proficiency with sterile techniques
  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Proficiency with basic computer skills 
 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Current one (1) year Pharmacy Technician experience in an inpatient hospital pharmacy setting preferred.

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 Technician, Pharm Tech, inpatient pharm tech, hospital pharm tech

 

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