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  • Pharmacy Technician-Per Diem-R

    Job ID
    2018-46356
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Hours / Pay Period
    10
    Facility
    Mercy Hospital Folsom
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    FOLSOM
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Varied
  • Overview

    Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
     
    The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for technical, clerical, and transportation duties for the department and is involved with the preparation, distribution and delivery of medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The technician must demonstrate competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Other duties within scope of practice as assigned by supervising pharmacist. The technician may be required to work at another Dignity Health facility.
     
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a registered technician
    • One year of acute care hospital pharmacy practice experience or a 6 week pharmacy technician externship at the hiring facility
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the legal restrictions on the activities of non-licensed personnel in a hospital pharmacy, medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical terminology and calculations, and generic/trade names of medications 
    • Experience in the safe handling of antineoplastic/chemotherapeutic agents and aseptic technique in the preparation of intravenous admixtures and total parenteral nutrition 
    • The ability to load automated dispensing machines
    • Demonstrate accurate computer data entry skills and proper safety practices and techniques
    • Registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a registered technician
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Completion of an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician program is preferred

    Qualifications

    1. One year of acute care hospital pharmacy practice experience or a 6 week pharmacy technician externship at the hiring facility. 2. Demonstrated knowledge of the legal restrictions on the activities of non-licensed personnel in a hospital pharmacy, medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical terminology and calculations, and generic/trade names of medications. Experience in the preparation of intravenous admixtures and antineoplastic/chemotherapeutic/hazardous medications. X ? Experience working in a USP 797 clean room is preferable. ? Certified Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board X Registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a registered technician.

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