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Department: Pharmacy
Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours Per Shift: 8 Hour Shift
Job Details:
    • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
      • Perform manipulative, repetitive non-discretionary tasks under the supervision of a Pharmacist.
    • Reports to
      • Manager, Pharmacy Technicians
    • Supervises
      • None
    • Ages of Patients
      • Neonate/ Infant
      • Pediatric
      • Adolescent
      • Adult
      • Geriatric
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
      • Minimal/ No Potential
    • Qualifications
      • Education
        • Preferred: Associate Degree
      • Licensure/Certification
        • Required: California Board of Pharmacy Technician License
        • Preferred: Certified Pharmacy Technician
      • Experience
        • Preferred: Two years pharmacy technician
    • Essential Responsibilities
      • Accepts and performs unassigned Technician functions when requested.
      • Accurately applies department procedures for purchasing, storage, preparation, dispensing, transcription, delivery, and crediting medications.
      • Accurately applies department procedures to manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of drug products.
      • Accurately applies knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in prescribing, dispensing and record keeping of medications.
      • Accurately applies understanding of identification of drugs, drug dosages, routes of administration, dosage forms and storage requirements.
      • Accurately performs basic math calculations.
      • Communicates to the purchasing agent unexpected low inventory levels in a timely manner.
      • Completes hospital competency testing on time.
      • Completes Net Learning assignments on time.
      • Consistently performs in accordance with department procedures for managing controlled substances.
      • Consistently performs required documentation duties.
      • Consistently recognizes generic/brand name recognition.
      • Follows through with Pharmacist instructions.
      • Keeps working areas clean and orderly.
      • Performs automatic dispensing cabinets inventory functions accurately as assigned in a time manner.
      • Prepares unit-dose packages from bulk stock in accordance with departmental procedures.
      • Promptly answers telephone calls using hospital scripting protocol.
      • Provides telephone inquirers with timely information about storage, purchasing, preparation, transcription, dispensing, delivery and return question.
      • Refers all clinical and pharmacologic inquires to a pharmacist.
      • Accurately maintains Kronos.

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