Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy - Per Diem/Days (8hr)

Location: 
SMMC-SMMC Hospital
Schedule: 
Per Diem
Shift: 
Day Job
Job Listing: 
SAD002850
Pharmacists, Pharmacy Jobs

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Position Summary

The Pharmacy Technician is an integral member of the Department of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician, under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist, assists in preparation, dispensation, and inventory management of all medications and supplies in the Department of Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician works independently and cooperative with members of the Department of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Materials to provide safe, accurate and timely delivery of medications to patients. The Pharmacy Technician has the technical ability to utilize Pharmacy automation systems and the electronic health record (EHR). Pharmacy Technicians follow and maintain the appropriate documentation as required by law, regulation, and departmental policy.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

  • Monitors and triages Pharmacy communications to enhance the Pharmacy�s ability to serve the inpatient hospital patients.
  • Prepares medications for dispensation from the Pharmacy
  • Participates in maintain inventory management and proper recordkeeping
  • Delivers medication to appropriate units for automated dispensing machines
  • Maintains the integrity of all medication received, stored, prepared, or dispensed form the Pharmacy
Qualifications: 

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • One (1) year of experience in an inpatient hospital pharmacy setting preferred
  • One (1) year of experience in compounded sterile products preparation and procedures preferred

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Graduated from a Pharmacy Technician Training Program preferred
  • Current California Registered Pharmacy Technician license required
  • Current Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPht) certificate preferred
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