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 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 combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. The new hospital tower is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower includes seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.
As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes:
• 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 receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology, and more. A versatile hybrid operating room can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital is an indoor/outdoor café featuring panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
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.
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