Pharmacy Technician

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Duarte, CALIFORNIA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

 

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

 

 

Position Summary

A California registered technician who under the supervision of a Pharmacist, packages, prepares and compounds Oral medications, Intravenous medications and Chemotherapy/Biohazard medications. Maintains control procedures, performs inventory and stock control. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel. Experience with Pyxis Automated Dispensing Cabinet preferred.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures efficient and productive operation of assigned work location.
  • Performs technician functions accurately and thoroughly.
  • Acts as a liaison with nursing and medical staff concerning basic pharmaceutical information to achieve positive patient outcomes.
  • Assists the pharmacist in billing pharmaceuticals.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff. Fosters the development of teamwork within the department while meeting the needs of departments being served.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the alternatives and choose an appropriate course of action.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  • Completes written documentation.

 


 

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • High School or equivalent.
  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training Or graduation from a foreign School of Pharmacy.

 

Minimum Experience:

  • One year performing related duties or graduation from a Pharmacy Technician training program.

 

Required Courses/Training:

  • Pharmacy Technician program.

 

Req. Certification/Licensure:

  • Registered by Pharmacy Board.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Automated Dispensing Cabinets, Pyxis Medstation system, preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel

 

 

Additional Information:

  • Per Diem
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021.  Compliance is a condition of employment.   

 

 

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

 



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