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Pharmacy Senior Technician - Pasadena - Medical Network

Location: Downey
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it s just one of the many reasons we ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you ll have everything you need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America s Best Hospitals! What will you be doing in this role? This position involves driving primarrily in the San Gabriel area (surrounding citiies). May also need to drive to LA area if needed The Senior Pharmacy Technician at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network Foundation supports the physician and clinical staff offices in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks in the area of pharmaceutical supplies and services.

  • You will assist in overseeing appropriate use of Pyxis
  • Provides training to all nursing staff on the appropriate use of Pyxis
  • Ensures staff is properly signing out medications and all medications are accounted for.
  • Restocking appropriate medications into Pyxis as par levels decrease.
  • Performs inventory of medications in Pyxis on a weekly basis.
  • Checks for expired medications on a monthly basis
  • Sends expired medications back to manufacturer/vendor, if applicable.
  • Assures all refrigeration temperatures are in range
  • Generates various reports from Pyxis on a daily/weekly/monthly basis depending on the report
  • Facilitates Injectable Medication Authorization process
  • Educates and reinforces office staff regarding the completion of the injectable medication referral form.
  • Assists Pharmacy Buyer with Medication Purchasing (if necessary)
  • Creates POs for all medications to be purchased in Peoplesoft
  • Procures medications from appropriate vendor based on established or projected inventory needs for all medical group office locations.
  • Verifies accuracy of medications received and conducts follow-up when problems are identified.
  • Performs weekly audits of vendor invoices to ensure company is billed at the contract price.
    Educational Requirements:
    • High School Diploma/GED Licenses:
      • CA Pharmacy Tech License
      • CA valid Driver's license What else are we looking for?
        • 3+ years as a Pharmacy Support Specialist or 5+ years experience in inpatient hospital experience, and/or relevant experience in a pharmacy setting. Buyer experience preferred.
        • Experience with Pyxis or any automated medication dispensing units is preferred Physical Demands:
          • Lifting, Standing, walking, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, balancing, kneeling, crouching, handling, grasping, hearing, talking. The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions. Must be able to perform assigned duties in a demanding work environment.
            Working Title:Pharmacy Senior Technician - Pasadena - Medical Network
            Department:Medical Services
            Business Entity:Medical Network Foundation
            Job Category:,Pharmacy,Pharmacy
            Job Specialty:Pharmacy
            Position Type:Full-time
            Shift Length:8 hour shift
            Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Downey , Pharmacy Senior Technician - Pasadena - Medical Network, Healthcare , Downey, California

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