Pharmacy Technician- Per Diem
Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community’s well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery, along with Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care, Hip- and Knee- Replacement.
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. Other duties within scope of practice as assigned by supervising pharmacist. The technician may be required to work at another GSSA facility.
- One year of acute care hospital pharmacy practice experience or a 6 week Pharmacy Technician externship at a Dignity Health Sacramento Division Hospital or5 years of recent Retail Pharmacy experience processing TARs and PAs (within the last 3 years) or 1 year of recent experience in Pharmacy Managed Care (within the last 3 years) is required.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the legal restrictions on the activities of nonlicensed personnel in a hospital pharmacy, medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical terminology and calculations, and generic/trade names of medications.
- Registration with the California State Board of Pharmacy as a registered technician.
- Certified Pharmacy Technician from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board- preferred
- Completion of an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Technician program is preferred
- Experience working in a USP 797 clean room is preferable.
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