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Providence Health & Services Pharmacy Technician in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Pharmacy Technician (Per Diem, Variable Shift) at Providence Little Company Of Mary San Pedro Hospital, San Pedro,CA.

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We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician who will be under direct supervision of the pharmacists, assists the pharmacist in filling prescriptions, preparing and dispensing of oral and IV medications and performs clerical duties.

In this position you will:

  • Count, pour, and label prescriptions

  • Perform mathematical calculations as needed for drug preparations

  • Prepare IV preparations via sterile product technique that include: TPN's, Large volume IV's, IVPB and others

  • Assist with the delivery of drug dispensing activities in a team environment

  • Seek assistance immediately if unable to solve the problem on own

  • Assist with orientation of new employees as assigned

  • Provide input to development and revision of polices and procedures

  • Promote harmonious relationships and favorable attitudes amongst the Health Care team

  • Defrosts frozen IVPB, dates when removed from freezer and prepares them for use

  • Deliver IV's to the care stations, Checks for excessive stock and return them to the pharmacy

  • Fill and deliver floor stock medications to the Pyxis Machines and Nursing units

  • Answer phone calls within 3 rings

  • Fill and deliver new medication orders

  • Fill and exchange Carts/patient cassettes

  • Collect discontinued and patient discharged medications from the floor

  • Order medication needed on the Want List and stocks the pharmacy when the delivery from the Wholesaler arrives, Refrigerated and Frozen items must be stock immediately

  • Perform re-stocking of medications in the Pharmacy, dates items that will expire soon to be Used First

  • Perform daily billing, for Surgery charges and Narcotic Sheet Charges and reconciliation

  • Unit Doses bulk Medications according to policy

  • Assist in monthly QA inspections

  • Maintain departmental records, report, forms and files as required

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of department work and storage areas

  • Documentation/information Management:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the Hospital Information System and Pharmacy' component

  • Utilize computer based communications and data base system

  • Comply with regulatory agency requirements including State Board of Pharmacy and Department of Health and Services


Required qualifications:

  • Current CA Pharmacy Technician License

  • Knowledge of sterile product technique preparation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Typing speed of 40 wpm

  • Ability to use computer and operate 10-key calculator

  • Graduate of an accredited Pharmacy technical school

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

Benefits and Retirement:

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Caring for Your Career:

We are delighted that you answered the call to further your career at Providence. As a current caregiver, you have many resources to develop your skills and career such as educational benefits, online training, and professional development events. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources activities so that we can continue to serve our communities together with excellence. Our hope is that you continue to answer the call to our mission-inspired work today and into the future!

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Pharmacy Technician

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 316007