Pharmacy Technician

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 03/19/2024 Category: Pharmacy Job Number: SHlaing10000

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Pharmacy Technician in Sacramento, CA . The Pharmacy Technician would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

If you are interested in this Pharmacy Technician position, please contact me at shlaing@alinestaffing.com or call me at 412-790-5425

Pharmacy Technician Compensation

  • The pay for this position is between $22.50 an hr.
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Pharmacy Technician Highlights

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position schedule is Weekdays- 1 pm-9:30pm

Pharmacy Technician Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be able to accurately and efficiently fill prescription requests in a high volume automated refill setting. Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician prepares, packages, and distributes medications in a fast-paced production environment. Maintains continuous, consistent work flow in order to meet daily production goals; and has the ability to work productively either independently or as a team with acute attention to detail while performing repetitive tasks.
  • Manually fill prescription vials with prescribed tablets and capsules. Must-read computer-generated screens to find indicated merchandise on labeled shelves, verify size and strength. Perform basic mathematical reasoning to either count or calculate appropriate number of units needed to fill prescriptions.
  • Replenish medication in automated dispensing cells to full capacity; opening large quantities of bottles and cases of product. Use of handheld scanner unit to scan barcodes of product, entering expiration and lot information into computer application. Maintains high level of focus to avoid cross contamination and performs quality assurance check for expired and/or damaged product.
  • Completes weekly cycle counts as assigned by Inventory Mgr. Requires audits of cell inventory, counting product at primary and secondary bin locations. Assists with research and identification of root cause of discrepancies as needed.
  • Prepare cold chain and specialty prescriptions following special requirements for handling and packing.
  • Assists with packing and shipping of prescriptions. Understands and abides by federal and state HIPAA laws as well as pharmacy standard procedures to ensure patient safety and privacy.
  • Demonstrate problem resolution skills: ability to recognize, address and escalate issues to management.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance on all cells/cassettes as needed. Includes dissembling of automated cells, replacing broken or missing parts, and performing calibration audits.

Pharmacy Technician Requirements

  • Pharmacy technician license
  • At least 1 year experience

If you think this Pharmacy Technician position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

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