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Pharmacy Technician
at Health First Pharmacy
Windsor, CA

Pharmacy Technician
at Health First Pharmacy
Windsor, CA

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Location: Windsor, California, 95492, United States
Posted: 2019-11-06
Position Title: Pharmacy Technician
Company Name: Health First Pharmacy
Sector: Medical
Job Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Associates Degree
Required Travel: None


Job Summary:

The licensed Pharmacy Technician will support pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications. Under the supervision of the Pharmacist-in-Charge and Lab Manager, the Pharmacy Technician compounds custom prescription preparations, while maintaining an orderly and compliant lab. The job is for non-sterile compounding only.

Shift: 9am-6pm Monday through Friday. No evenings, weekends, or major holidays!

Responsibilities:
  • Process medication orders or prescriptions
  • Support the pharmacists in more complex batch preparations according to a predetermined formula
  • Fill bottles with prescribed tablets and caplets, and type labels for bottles
  • Assist in preparing and dispensing medication
  • Gather patient specific data for prescription and billing processing, including, but not limited to delivery preferences, allergies, etc.
  • Operate and use appropriate techniques within systems for storage, preparation and dispensing of medicinal agents
  • Follow the healthcare center's policies regarding medication preparation, labeling, and controlled substances reconciliation
  • Support in purchasing of pharmaceuticals and supplies
  • Help maintain orderly, clean environment in the Pharmacy, including cleanliness of pharmacy stock and supplies
  • Place stock on shelves or racks
  • Collect / pick up empty containers or rejected merchandise
  • Receive and store incoming supplies; count stock and enter dates in computer to maintain inventory records
  • Clean equipment and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Possess good mechanical aptitude to work with compounding equipment
  • Proficient in basic computer and typing skills
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under time and volume constraints
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical products, services and drug interactions preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication skills
  • Must be licensed by the State as a Registered Pharmacy Technician
  • Must be able to work in a USP 800 room, wearing face mask, gown and gloves
  • Experience in USP 795 and USP 800 compounding is preferred

You'll enjoy working in a small, supportive workplace, focused on promoting optimal health for patients and employees. Health First employees adhere to company core values, which include the characteristics of being a team player, being passionate and determined, being humble and prideful. We are looking for a creative and open-minded technician that is pursuing growth and learning in their profession.

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