Hospital Pharmacy Technician

in Stockton, CA

Hospital Pharmacy Technician Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    1b301040-5c21-4e91-9c32-bf059d9b5f6c

  • Req #

    20088641

  • Job Location

    525 W Acacia Street
    Stockton, CA 95203, US

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

  • Job Type

    Regular

  • Schedule

    Full time

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.
 

With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety.  Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States.  Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more. 

Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at Dameron Hospital and we are currently recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Technician.  

Our Pharmacy Technicians demonstrate working knowledge of the policies and procedures regarding procurement, storage, preparation and delivery of pharmaceuticals in hospitals and health system settings. The successful candidate will process physician orders for review by a pharmacist and pick and prepare medications or supplies under pharmacist review. They will also restock supplies and medications, deliver supplies and medications, procure supplies and medications following standard purchasing guidelines and provide feedback on the stock level and on inventory control and delivery processes.

Our Pharmacy Technicians are also skilled in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process area. They will also expand skills and techniques in one skill area/process/method and maintain appropriate licenses/training/certifications, as needed. The successful candidate will apply knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks within own area and work within established SOPs and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines while working with a moderate degree of supervision.

Accountabilities

Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the California Boards of Pharmacy

IV Compounding

Handle doctor calls, faxes and medication deliveries

Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by profiling prescriptions; preparing labels and calculating quantities

Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory

Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred

California Pharmacy Technician certification required

National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferred

In-patient hospital pharmacy experience highly preferred

IV experience preferred

Flexibility in working schedule

Ability to work well in a team

Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Strong customer service skills required

Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets

A Covid-19 vaccination is required in order to be employed in this position. This includes either 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine OR 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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