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Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 430 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. We are committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. We are affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually. Recently, CSMC was recognized and bestowed "Site of the Year" awards by two major affiliated CA Schools of Pharmacy for providing an exceptional experiential learning environment for their students. Cedars-Sinai is seeking Per Diem Pharmacy Technicians! The Per Diem Pharmacy Technician performs a variety of tasks under the supervision of a pharmacist. From inpatient and outpatient positions, to sterile compounding, and transitions of care, the start of your Pharmacy Career at Cedars-Sinai is around the corner! What's this role all about?

  • Prepares, delivers, and distributes medications in an accurate and timely manner to appropriate care areas according to policies and procedures, while at the same time prioritizing workflow and maintaining required documentation
  • Uses technology safely and effectively to prepare, distribute, deliver and refill medications and services to patients
  • Effectively uses the electronic medical record to support patient care
  • Prepares accurate and timely compounded sterile products appropriate to area following policies and procedures, best practices and standards of practice
  • Assists pharmacists with patient medication reconciliation functions, including screening of patients, obtaining medication lists, and documentation of medication reconciliation activities
  • Communicates effectively with members of the healthcare team and patients, and willingly participates in new initiatives and tasks as needed to support patient care
  • Performs inventory control functions
  • Performs other duties as assigned
    Job Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma/GED required
    • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the California State Board of Pharmacy
    • Ability to perform pharmacy calculations involving ratios, proportions and percentages
    • Excellent customer service and communication skills
    • Ability to use software applications and operate technological devices
    • Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal and Agency standards to comply with regulations
    • Previous hospital experience preferred
      Working Title:Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem
      Department:Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
      Business Entity:Organization
      Job Category:,Pharmacy,Pharmacy
      Job Specialty:Pharmacy
      Position Type:Per Diem
      Shift Length:8 hour shift

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem, Professions , Alhambra, California

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