Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Are you passionate about helping people?
We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and
it's part of the reason we've been named one of the top ten
hospitals in America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of
exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art
facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something
incredible-for yourself, and for others.
Do you work well in a large team environment where critical
thinking is essential?
As a full time Pharmacy Technician in our Pharmacy Specialty at
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will be responsible for the
preparation, distribution and control of sterile and non-sterile
oral and injectable medications and participation in departmental
programs. All duties are performed independently by the technician
under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Our Pharmacy Specialty is open Monday - Friday.
High school Diploma or Equivalent Required
Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the California State Board
of Pharmacy License
You would have an adequate background in Pharmacy or Pharmacy
Training, as well as show a deep sense of honesty, integrity,
reliability and good hygiene. Pharmacy background is necessary for
the technician to be able to interpret physicians' orders for
pharmacy items and to calculate dosages, volumes, weights, etc. for
You will exhibit accuracy and punctuality in all facets of their
You will demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to speak, read and write the English language.
Individuals must be able to do calculations involving ratios,
proportions and percentages.
The technician must be able to use the following equipment:
calculator, computer printer, PC, medication carts, automated
dispensing machines etc. Proficiency in the operation of
specialized equipment is necessary for assignment to specialized
areas, i.e. OR/ER, Sterile Manufacturing, ACP, Storeroom, etc.
Skills and Special Knowledge
Drug names (trade and generic)
Latin and chemical abbreviations
Regulations pertaining to the dispensing of medications
How to determine storage conditions for pharmaceuticals
How to determine a drug's formulary status
a. Use of keyboard
b. Operation of printer including loading paper
c. Selection of appropriate functions in assigned work area, eg;
running fill lists and IVPB lists, TCE reports.
Physical Requirements (physical abilities essential to perform the
Frequent standing; walking, bending; reaching, occasional sitting,
pushing & pulling, lifting of materials up to 40 pounds for
distances to 10 feet.
Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices
including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, and mechanical failure
Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other
Able to read information on medication labels
Work Environment (work environments, hazards and exposures that may
be encountered on the job)
Exposure to minimal but constant noise levels.
Repetitive hand motions.
Some functions may include incidental exposure to hazards
associated with preparation of cytotoxic medications.
Some functions may require use of protective gear such as
Working Title:Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy
Department:Specialty Pharm Prescriptions
Business Entity:Clinical & Support Services
Shift Length:8 hour shift
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