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Pharmacy Technician, Inpatient Level II - Pharmacy

San Diego, California
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Job ID 10664 Date posted 08/07/2022 Schedule Per Diem Shift Day Department Pharmacy

JOB SUMMARY:  

This position is viewed as an expert in pharmacy technical practices. Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacist by performing technical functions associated with drug distribution in accordance with specific provisions, standards, and State and Federal laws and regulations. Dependent upon assignment, the principle areas of drug distribution may include unit dose, intravenous, oral, and topical drug compounding, TPN preparation, inventory control, automated dispensing equipment and related duties, as required. Customer service, teamwork and communication are important job functions. Trains and mentors Level I technicians, pharmacist interns and pharmacy students. Using developed skills in pharmacy systems to trouble shoot issues, in coordination with a pharmacist, is expected. Strong coordination and prioritization skills are required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

High school diploma, GED or foreign equivalent  

Two years of experience   

Registered CA Pharmacy Technician  

Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology, metric and apothecary measures  

Must have met equivalency of 2 years of work as a Pharmacy Tech, Level I RCHSD inpatient pharmacy

Didactic and practical experience in IV compounding including chemotherapy handling and preparation

Knowledge of pharmacy ethics, laws, and accountability and control of prescriptions and controlled drugs  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Associate’s Degree

Three years of experience   

Experience in a pediatric hospital setting  

Experience with automated dispensing machines and barcode technology

The expected hiring range for this position is $28.22 to $41.90

A candidate’s placement in the range will be determined based on the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to being externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by reviewing market data to remain competitive within the nonprofit, healthcare sector.

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