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Lead Pharmacy Technician

Job ID: 107000 Date posted: December 22, 2020

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Variable
  • Full-Time



This is a working position, a mixed of online and offline shifts.  As the Lead Pharmacy Technician, you will assist the Pharmacy Director in providing pharmaceutical services that support the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare.  You will work in partnership with the Leadership team in support of day-to-day operations and supervises the pharmacy technician staff. Is responsible for ongoing performance improvement projects. Provides operational, developmental, and quality assurance / improvement support for technician programs.

The Pharmacy is a 24-hour, seven days a week operation with a decentralized distribution model with PYXIS profile.  Sharp Memorial Hospital's Pharmacy offers an excellent clinical program which allows for a very "hands on" approach for our Pharmacists. Our program includes Pharmacokinetics, Antibiotic Surveillance, Nutritional Support, Anti-coagulation, Renal Target and Pain Management. We offer certification in all these areas.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.  

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


8 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.

On-Call requirement

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician license
  • Minimum of three (3) years pharmacy technician experience in a hospital pharmacy environment or equivalent healthcare setting required.

  • At least one (1) year of experience in a leadership role preferred.

  • Must have experience building positive relationships with colleagues and

  • encourage a cohesive team environment.

  • Intermediate computer skills are preferred, especially in the application of pharmacy computer systems (e.g. Carecast, Pyxis, PDX), word processing, spreadsheets and databases.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)


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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“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”

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