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Pharmacy Technician

Location: Livermore
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

NEEDED: PHARMACY TECHNICIANS LOCATIONS: work onsite at either of 3 VAPAHCS divisions: Palo Alto Division 3801 Miranda Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94304 Hours of Operation: 7 days/ week, 24 hoursMenlo Park Division 795 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 Hours of Operation: M-F, 8am-8pmLivermore Division 4951 Arroyo Road Livermore, CA 94550 Hours of Operation: M-F, 8am-5:30pmHOURS: 8 hours per shift SCHEDULE / SHIFTS: Will be provided 2 weeks or greater in advance.Palo Alto Division: Sunday - Saturday (7 days per week) 7:00am - 3:30pm; 7:30am - 4:00pm; 9:00am - 5:30pm; 10am - 6:30pm; 12:30pm - 9:00pm; 3:30pm - 12 midnight Menlo Park Division: Monday - Friday (5 days per week) 8:00am - 4:30pm; 9:30am - 6:00pm; 10am - 6:30pm; 11:30am - 8:00pm Livermore Division: Monday - Friday (5 days per week) 8:00am - 4:30pm; 8:30am - 5:00pm Pharmacy Tech will be assigned to work in various Pharmacy Service Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy sections of the three Divisions listed above. Per Pharmacy Service needs, location assignments will be determined and assessed on a regular basis. Pharmacy Tech may be required to rotate through all three sites. Location assignments may change based on immediate need of the service.QUALIFICATIONS:Certification: Must have certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Shall be proficient in spoken and written English.Must be able to pass a Tuberculosis (TB) test and pass a basic physical, to ensure you can meet the physical demands of the position, including but not limited to; standing and walking 8 hours a day, bending, stretching and lifting up to 30 pounds.EXPERIENCE: Shall have background experience working in hospital pharmacies for inpatient assignment or retail pharmacies for outpatient assignment. Experience shall include a basic knowledge of pharmaceutical nomenclature; characteristics, strengths, and dosage forms of pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutical systems of weights and measures; and the variety of procedures and techniques involved in the care, storage, repackaging, bulk compounding, and distribution of pharmaceuticals. TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES, Not limited to:Process, fill, and deliver inpatient medication orders and outpatient prescriptions for the assigned section.Utilize relevant VA computer software applications including the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (Vista) and pharmacy automation in completing daily functions.Prepare sterile intravenous (IV) medications, including chemotherapy and hazardous agents, and perform required IV room maintenance, quality/environmental control monitoring, and record keeping per United States Pharmacopeia (U.S.P.) 797 and 800 guidelines, departmental policies and procedures.Maintain adequate medication stock and storage within assigned section, and properly handle outdated, deteriorated, and recalled medications.Provide excellent customer service to patients, family members, caregivers, visitors and others within the organization.All services will be performed under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Services include a full range of inpatient and outpatient pharmacy technician duties. BENEFITS: Competitive Pay Rate, Accrued Vacation, Accrued Sick Leave, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, and Healthcare Contribution

Keywords: NITELINES USA, INC, Livermore , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Livermore, California

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