Pharmacy Technician in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician 

City: Gardena / State: California    

Pharmacy

Night Shift

From 11:30 PM

To 7:00 AM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title:  Pharmacy Technician 

Job Summary:

 This position performs a variety of technical and support pharmacy services in a hospital pharmacy, under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists the pharmacist in dispensing medications by removing drug or drugs from stock; counting, pouring, or mixing pharmaceuticals; placing the product into a container; and affixing the label(s) to the container.
  • Processes incoming prescriptions and physician drug orders by checking patient identification and completing prescription charges where necessary.
  • Reads prescriber's medication chart orders; selects the medication(s); places the medication in appropriate patient medication drawer; and presents completed medication order to the Pharmacist for review.
  • Deciphers the prescription or physician drug orders to determine the drug's name, strength, dosage form, quantity, and/or other special instructions written by the provider.
  • Enters patient and prescription data into the Pharmacy computer system to generate labels and collates completed labels with corresponding prescriptions for filling.

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.
  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties within practice scope to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.
  • Skilled in working with a wide range of personalities and utilizes sound judgment in working with all members of the team, patients/families and payer representatives.
  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.
  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry out duties to ensure optimal patient outcomes.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization. 




Job Requirements

 Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician School
  • Minimum of 1 year of current experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current California Certified Pharmacy Technician license.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

 

Job Requirements

 Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician School
  • Minimum of 1 year of current experience in an acute care hospital pharmacy

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current California Certified Pharmacy Technician license.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.
  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

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