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Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Pharmacy Technician, Inpatient Level II- Pharmacy in San Diego, California

POSITION DETAILS:

Schedule: Rotating, 8 hour shifts

FTE: 80 hours per two week pay period

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is viewed as an expert in pharmacy technical practices. Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacist by performing technical functions associated with drug distribution in accordance with specific provisions, standards, and State and Federal laws and regulations. Dependent upon assignment, the principle areas of drug distribution may include unit dose, intravenous, oral, and topical drug compounding, TPN preparation, inventory control, automated dispensing equipment and related duties, as required. Customer service, teamwork and communication are important job functions. Trains and mentors Level I technicians, pharmacist interns and pharmacy students. Using developed skills in pharmacy systems to trouble shoot issues, in coordination with a pharmacist, is expected. Strong coordination and prioritization skills are required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

Two years of experience

Registered CA Pharmacy Technician

Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology, metric and apothecary measures

Must have met equivalency of 2 years of work as a Pharmacy Tech, Level I RCHSD inpatient pharmacy

Didactic and practical experience in IV compounding including chemotherapy handling and preparation

Knowledge of pharmacy ethics, laws, and accountability and control of prescriptions and controlled drugs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate’s Degree

Three years of experience

Experience in a pediatric hospital setting

Experience with automated dispensing machines and barcode technology

EOE including disability/vet

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