Pharmacy Technician, Inpatient (Rotating Schedule)

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Rotating - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
This position assists the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services (e.g. processing prescriptions) in compliance with applicable State Board of Pharmacy regulations. Functions include those allowed by the Board of Pharmacy and are always checked before the product is released from the pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician works under close supervision. Performs entry level work for a minimum of 6 months to about one year (regardless of years of experience gained elsewhere).

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Enters patient medication orders into the pharmacy computer system; operates automated compounding and dispensing machines for preparation and storage of medications under the direct supervision of a pharmacist
  • Maintains medication inventory; places and receives stock replacement orders
  • Prepares, compounds and labels intravenous admixtures, cancer chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition patient specific doses using strict aseptic technique.
  • Prepares, packages, compounds and labels non-sterile drug products for specific patients with appropriate final pharmacist checks.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent Required

Experience Qualifications
  • Six (6) months of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, or Pharmacy
    Technician Externship performed at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Department of Pharmacy. Required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations; weighing, measuring and documentation with accuracy
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to work with devices, information systems, automated and technical equipment utilized in pharmacy
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
  • Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies
  • Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice

Licenses and Certifications
  • CA Licensed Pharmacy Technician

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.