With over 45 years of experience in helping hundreds of hospital and outpatient pharmacies, we provide access to best practice strategies and tactics to control costs, improve workflow and enhance safety. Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions is one of the largest employers of acute-care pharmacist in the United States. Cardinal Health is the employer of choice for pharmacists because we offer a variety of career opportunities in pharmacy leadership, clinical specialties, remote order entry, business management, medication therapy management and more.
Cardinal Health manages the pharmacy at Dameron Hospital in Stockton, CA and we are currently recruiting for a full time Pharmacy Technician.
Our Pharmacy Technicians demonstrate working knowledge of the policies and procedures regarding procurement, storage, preparation and delivery of pharmaceuticals in hospitals and health system settings. The successful candidate will process physician orders for review by a pharmacist and pick and prepare medications or supplies under pharmacist review. They will also restock supplies and medications, deliver supplies and medications, procure supplies and medications following standard purchasing guidelines and provide feedback on the stock level and on inventory control and delivery processes.
Our Pharmacy Technicians are also skilled in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process area. They will also expand skills and techniques in one skill area/process/method and maintain appropriate licenses/training/certifications, as needed. The successful candidate will apply knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks within own area and work within established SOPs and/or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines while working with a moderate degree of supervision.
Assists the Pharmacist in filling prescription orders, as permitted by the California Board of Pharmacy
Handle doctor calls, faxes and medication deliveries
Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by profiling prescriptions; preparing labels and calculating quantities
Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Takes inventory, places orders, checks in drugs and supplies, stocks shelves and removes out-of-date items from the inventory
Communicates with all customers (patients, clinics, care-givers, physicians) in a pleasant and professional manner
Other duties as assigned
High school degree or equivalent
California Pharmacy Technician certification required
National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB) preferred
IV Certification a plus
In-patient hospital pharmacy experience highly preferred
Flexibility in working schedule
Ability to work well in a team
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Strong customer service skills required
Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is required
Ability to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to focus on tasks ; Ability to evaluate operating conditions ; Ability to exercise sound judgment
Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.