Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Pharmacy Technician, Inpt Level I-50690 in San Diego, California

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacist by performing certain technical functions associated with drug distribution in accordance with specific provisions, standards, and Pharmacy Business and Professions Code. Dependent upon assignment, the principal areas of drug distribution may include unit dose, intravenous and oral drug compounding, TPN preparation, inventory control, automated dispensing equipment and related duties, as required. Customer service, teamwork and communication are important job functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

One year of experience

Registered CA Pharmacy Technician

Knowledge of medical and pharmacy terminology, metric and apothecary measures

Knowledge of pharmacy ethics, laws, and accountability and control of prescriptions and controlled drugs

Didactic and practical IV compounding experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in a pediatric hospital setting

Three years of experience

Experience with automated dispensing machines and barcode technology