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Pharmacy Technician - Retail

Job ID: 106862 Date posted: December 15, 2020

  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Hlth
  • Retail Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Variable
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities

Summary

The Pharmacy Technician will assure smooth pharmacy operations by accurately and efficiently processing and filling prescriptions under the direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist.  Accurately and efficiently prepares filled medication for pick up or delivery. Demonstrates proactive participation in medication safety initiatives.  Clearly communicates goals and instructions to other staff members, including handoffs between shifts (written/oral). Participates in staff orientation and resident/student training programs. Effectively intercepts and troubleshoots problems, as demonstrated by effective problem solving, prioritization of issues with respect to level of significance and impact to patient care, safety, workflow, and communication. When faced with complex situations, has knowledge of and applies the appropriate policies and procedures; effectively evaluates ongoing workflow issues as and directs daily workload to achieve efficiency and maximize resource utilization as business needs require.
The Sharp Coronado’s Pharmacy provides extensive clinical pharmacy services to the hospital’s inpatient, community and skilled nursing patients.  Located on the Coronado Island, we’re able to delivery needed medication to our local patients.  Our pharmacy department supports an average patient census of 25-30 patients/115-120 SNF patients.  Our team is comprised of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Couriers.
At Coronado Hospital, we're designing a place where patients have control over how their care is delivered and where the environment seems more like a home than a high-tech healing institution.  The Sharp Coronado Experience is a blend of The Sharp Experience, Sharp's employee-designed initiative that aims to make Sharp the best place to receive care, and the Planetree model.
Planetree is a set of concepts that focus on humanizing health care.  Sharp Coronado Hospital is proud to be an affiliate of Planetree, a coalition of over 100 hospitals nationwide that is committed to improving medical care from the patient's perspective. Sharp Coronado is one of just five hospitals nationwide and the only hospital in California to receive the Planetree Patient-Centered Hospital Designation. 
From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 204 bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.  Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Location

This position is located in Coronado, San Diego County.
 
Hours
8 hour variable shift.  Days & evening shifts, weekends as needed.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Tech program
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Tech license
  • One (1) year current Pharm Tech retail experience
  • SNF/LTC, Inpatient experience preferred
  • Must be able to work inpatient, SNF/LTC and Retail Pharmacy
  • Requires the ability to type a minimum of 30 wpm with 0-2 errors
  • Have a positive attitude and work well in a team environment
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • SNF/LTC, Inpatient experience 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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