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Pharmacy Technician

Job ID 113351 Date Posted 10/09/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Pharmacy
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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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 449-bed hospital campus with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A designated Magnet and Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and 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.

Sharp Chula Vista has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. In January 2020, they opened a next-generation hospital tower, the first new hospital in the South Bay in more than 40 years. The new hospital tower combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve.

As part of Planetree designation, the hospital tower includes:

  • 106 all-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms, including the South Bay’s only hybrid procedure room
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean and mountain views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a proud recipient of the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care. Magnet distinction is one of the highest forms of recognition of nursing excellence. It’s a testament to the countless contributions of our nurses — in collaboration with other team members — to quality patient care through innovations in nursing practice. With fewer than 562 Magnet-recognized hospitals worldwide, this recognition signals to our patients, community and the world that the nurses of Sharp Chula Vista are truly best-in-class.

Location
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
 
Hours
PER DIEM
8 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.  On-call requirement. 
 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician program
  • 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.

 

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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