Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHARMACY TCHN 3
Department:
Cancer Center Pharmacy
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Encinitas
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
60%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday with occasional weekends

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110729 Pharmacy Technician III

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/28/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

This posting shall remain open until filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/4/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/13/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, the Pharmacy Technician will perform a full range of duties in the Infusion Outpatient pharmacy setting. Assist the pharmacists in the preparation of medications (including antineoplastic/chemotherapy) for patient use for IV sterile compounding preparation and administration in accordance to established procedures under USP/USP; assist in the distribution of medications via Pyxis MedStations; maintains skills applicable to all information systems within the pharmacy, recordkeeping and billing functions; maintain inventory levels; and perform other duties as assigned. Will assist pharmacist in completing medication orders and related distribution duties in the assigned area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) issued by PTCB.

  • Pharmacy Technician License issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience required.

  • Experience in project management/system responsibility (e.g. Pyxis, narcotic control, QI, or pharmacy buyer/biller/analyst); OR is a Pharmacy School graduate; OR expanded responsibilities over several areas OR possess a Pharmacy Intern License.

  • Knowledge of Pharmacy terminology and calculations.

  • Proven computer experience and accurate data entry skills.

  • Detail and organizational skills to sort, file and retrieve information.

  • Have both excellent communication and customer service skills with ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Ability to work in a self-directed work team environment and function effectively in a high-volume, multiple demand environments.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two - Five (2-5) years of previous IV and Chemo experience.
  • Knowledge of Epic WAM.
  • Prior retail experience with oral chemotherapeutic agents.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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