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Pharmacy Technician II - Sharp Memorial Hospital - Variable Shift - Full Time

Job ID JR144143 Date Posted 11/10/2023
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Variable
  • Regular
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Shift Start Time:


Shift End Time:


Additional Shift Information:

Full Time - 8 hours - Variable shift

Weekend Requirements:

Every Other

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$25.966 - $32.457 - $38.948

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
Under the supervision of a pharmacist, provides technical knowledge, skill and expertise required for the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care that supports the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare. Position Requirement must include the ability to perform a majority of defined tasks below. All defined tasks in this job description are in addition and supplementary to those defined in the Tech I job description and presume that minimum level of competence and performance is established and maintained.

Required Qualifications

  • 3 Years Experience in hospital pharmacy environment.
  • California Pharmacy Technician License (TCH) - CA State Board of Pharmacy -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board -PREFERRED

Essential Functions

  • Daily workflow
    Must demonstrate the ability to work as a narcotic pharmacy technician which entails:
    Meets service level expectations for the preparation and distribution of controlled substances.
    Demonstrates the ability to accurately oversees the daily ordering (via CSOS or 222 form).
    Assured duties for: 1) ordering; 2) receipt; and 3) stocking of controlled substances are segregated and controlled, and assures no discrepancies or deviations from practice standards.
    Performs the daily shift duties as assigned with respect to controlled substances, including but not limited to open discrepancies, inventory counts, par level management, and C2 safe compare report oversight.
    Is competent to perform the weekly and monthly shift duties including but not limited to proactive diversion reporting, nursing inventory auditing, and missing narcotic follow-up investigation and resolution procedures.
  • General support
    Must be able to perform the basic functions of the distribution work.
  • IV preparation management
    Must be able to demonstrate competency to perform work in the IV Room including but not limited to appropriate gowning, testing, storage, cleaning, documentation and labeling of product made in the IV room and maintain a high level of accuracy.
    Must undergo and successfully complete training and competency on Hazardous Medication / Chemotherapy Compounding and can work independently when called upon.
    Is competent in the use of Closed System Transfer Device (CSTD).
    Documents all appropriate and required record keeping information as it relates to compounding sterile chemotherapy.
  • Inventory control
    Must be able to demonstrate ability to perform inventory management including PAR levels and pulling outdates.
  • Pyxis technology management
    Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the of use the ADC (i.e., pyxis) by being able to perform the following but not limited to stocking and removing meds, perform RX check, pull override reports, work the stock out reports, work on standard deviation reports etc.
  • Quality assurance
    Must actively demonstrate the ability to show process improvement such as proactively identifies potential medication safety improvement opportunities such as look alike, sound alike medication storage and packaging issues, delivery / storage / security related issues, inventory management issues, etc. Consistently prioritizes and accomplishes fill list related workload in a timely manner that promotes smooth pharmacy operations and the medication preparation delivery processes and sustains a high level of accuracy by consistently selecting, filling, ordering and restocking the correct medication, dosage, and strength.
  • Regulatory compliance
    Must be competent to perform a unit inspection including but not limited to checking temperature logging, cassette filling and pulling old and discharged patient medications, ensuring the medication rooms are kept clean and orderly.

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 or any other protected class.


Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board; California Pharmacy Technician License (TCH) - CA State Board of Pharmacy
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