Pharmacy Technician, Inpatient Pharmacy - Per Diem (8hr)

Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
Per Diem
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Pharmacists, Pharmacy Jobs

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Position Summary:

The Pharmacy Technician Per Diem is responsible for working cooperatively with pharmacy staff to provide safe, accurate and timely processing of new prescriptions to patients in the Inpatient Pharmacy department at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.  Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician processes new orders, accesses appropriate patient information in the electronic health record (EHR), issues drug doses to nurses, fills unit dose cassettes and automated dispensing cabinets (ADC), packages and compounds patient doses, and maintains drug inventories.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Pharmacy Technician certificate issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.
  • 1+ year of experience as a hospital pharmacy inpatient technician, or successful completion of a recognized pharmacy-technician training program.
  • Has knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology, weights and measures, and pharmacy calculations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally with coworkers and health care workers.
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours a day, type at least 30 words per minute, lift up to 25 pounds, bend, stoop and reach above and below shoulder level, and push/pull carts.
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