Pharmacy Technician

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 05/15/2024 Category: Pharmacy Job Number: SHlaing500000

Job Description

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Pay: $22.97 an hr | Bi-weekly

Job Type: Onsite in Sacramento, CA

Shift Options:

  • Work schedule is Sunday - Thursday.
  • Sunday 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-9:30pm
  • First two weeks are Monday-Friday for training. 12pm-8:30pm.
  • Overtime required. Schedule start times/days can change due to business needs.

Pharmacy Technician Overview:

  • 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 Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent experience
  • CA Pharmacy Technician license required
  • PTCB National certification preferred

    Business Experience -
  • One year pharmacy, retail or customer service setting
  • Specialized Knowledge/Skills -
  • Knowledge of federal and state HIPAA laws
  • Skill using Mini Parata, Kalish and Baker cassettes preferred

Pharmacy Technician Benefits:

  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance.
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply OR submit your resume to:

Saw Hlaing | shlaing@alinestaffing.com | 412-790-5425

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