• Inpatient Pharmacy Technician

    Job ID
    2019-90819
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Pharmacy
    Hours / Pay Period
    8
    Facility
    Mercy General Hospital
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    SACRAMENTO
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    varied
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:
     
    The incumbent 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.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED:

    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.

    3. Experience in the preparation of intravenous admixtures and antineoplastic/chemotherapeutic/hazardous medications.

    4. Registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a registered technician.

     

    PREFERS:

    Completion of an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician program is preferred

    Experience working in a USP 797 clean room is preferable.

    Certified Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

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