Inpatient Pharmacy Technician II / III, PD - 115594
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#115594 Inpatient Pharmacy Technician II / III, PDFiling Deadline: Mon 7/11/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
Under general supervision of the Pharmacy Manager and/or Supervisor, the Pharmacy Technician III position assists the pharmacist in the preparation of medications for patient use (oral and parenteral) according to established procedures; assists in the distribution of medications, record keeping, and billing functions; maintains inventory levels; performs assigned operational duties in a scheduled area and will assist pharmacists in completing medication orders and related distribution duties in the assigned areas. The Pharmacy Technician III may also assist the pharmacist in performing best possible medication histories for patients.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Pharm Tech II or Pharm Tech III.
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) issued by PTCB.(Pharm Tech III)
Pharmacy Technician License issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.
Must have two to five (2 - 5) years of previous (Inpatient) Pharmacy Tech experience.
Proven knowledge of pharmacy terminology and calculations.
Strong computer experience and accurate data entry skills.
Excellent detail and organizational skills to sort, file and retrieve information.
Demonstrated ability to manage assigned workload within deadlines.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Strong ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.
- Prior experience with IV sterile compounding preparation.
- Three (3) years of experience in an inpatient hospital setting.
- 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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