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Pharmacy Tech - Informatics Coordinator

Job ID: 98057 Date posted: September 13, 2019

  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Jobs
  • Variable
  • Full-Time



As the Informatics Coordinator, you are is responsible for supporting Sharp Mary Birch Pharmacy’s Information and Automation Technology Program with an emphasis on managing Pyxis Systems. Pyxis Systems responsibilities include, but are not limited to, being a site expert on Pyxis System setup and daily operational integrity, respectively. The Pharmacy Technician Informatics Coordinator will serve as a facilitator and contributor to Pharmacy’s Information and Automation Technology Program by fulfilling technology support duties for current and future technologies.

The Pharmacy department at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital provides 24 hour Pharmacy services for Women and Newborns.  The newly remodeled Pharmacy includes a state of the art IV clean room with the Baxa ExactaMix® admixture system and DoseEdge® technology.  We take pride in maintaining a progressive and innovative edge emphasized towards Patient Safety.  We are fully automated with Pyxis® 4000 Medstations, including PARx® barcoding refill system and computerized physician order entry with Cerner®.  Our Pharmacists are highly trained to provide specialized care for our Neonatal and Women’s population.  We provide Pharmacy Pain Management and Pharmacokinetic services and play an active role in the hospital’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birth than any other hospital in California – about 9,500 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County. 

FULL-TIME/ .9 FTE (72 hours pay period)

8 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician license 
  • Minimum of three (3) years Pharm Tech experience required in a hospital pharmacy environment or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Pyxis Systems or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy practice terminology and duties.
  • Possess good communication, written, and organization skills.
  • Computer literate, independently motivated, and self-directed.
  • Microsoft Office proficient preferred
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Five (5) years Pharm Tech experience preferred in a hospital pharmacy environment or equivalent experience preferred
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

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 jobs in San Diego, Pyxis specialist.



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