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Pharmacy Technician

Job ID NCH-1823535 Date Posted 12/04/2018 Location Novato, California
Position Overview:

Novato Community Hospital is a 47-bed acute-care hospital located approximately 30 miles north of San Francisco. It is a part of the Sutter Health network of doctors, not-for-profit hospitals and other health care service providers sharing resources and expertise to advanced health care quality and access in the more than 100 Northern California cities and communities.

The Pharmacy Technician is a highly trained person with specialized skills who functions to provide timely preparation and distribution of medications and intravenous solutions within the hospital, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, for subsequent administration to the patient. The incumbent performs other duties as required.



Qualifications:

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent
College courses including chemistry, physiology and algebra desired

License/Registration/Certification:

Registered as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of California by the Board of Pharmacy
Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) provider


Experience:

Prior experience in an operational pharmacy

Knowledge:

Requires knowledge of medical terminology; pharmaceutical, generic and trade names; pharmaceutical calculations; and laws and regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy

Special Skills/Equipment:

Required to have the following skills: demonstrated proficiency in the use of computer operation skills; proper handling and disposal of potentially hazardous chemicals; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Prefer experience in performance of sterile parenteral procedures using proper aseptic technique, including use of vertical and horizontal airflow hoods.



Organization: Novato Community Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.