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Inpatient Pharmacy Technician I

Job ID R-2610 Date Posted 08/07/2022 Location Roseville, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem/Casual/Evenings

Organization:

SRMC-Sutter Roseville Med Center

Position Overview:

Performs pharmaceutical procedures for medication preparation and distribution that ensures safe, effective, and cost efficient medication therapy. Exercises sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to provide pharmaceutical support to the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis in a timely manner. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety. May also be responsible for performing specific tasks and/or orient other staff to the department.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

Graduation from an accredited Pharmacy Technician program


CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

Registered Pharmacy Technician

EXPERIENCE

As typically acquired in one year as a pharmacy technician is preferred


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, generic and trade pharmaceutical names, pharmaceutical calculations and laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of different Pharmacy practice settings, including narcotic delivery and procedures.
  • Knowledge and ability to identify and employ pharmaceutical and medical terms, abbreviations and symbols commonly used in prescribing, dispensing, and record keeping of medications.
  • Requires a basic working knowledge of legal requirements and accreditation standards including National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), The Joint Commission (TJC), Title XXII, United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Pharmacopeia (USP).
  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), related pharmaceutical technology, EHR, and EPIC.
  • Carry out calculations and execute basic math skills needed for common dosage determination.
  • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patient’s PHI.
  • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.


License/Certifications:

PHARMT-Pharmacy Technician - California State Board of Pharmacy

Education:

Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate: Pharmacy (Required)

Job Shift:

Varied

Schedule:

Per Diem/Casual

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Variable

Weekend Requirements:

Once a Month

Benefits:

No

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

1

Employee Status:

Per Diem/Casual

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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