Aug 14, 2019

Pharmacy Technician (Per Diem / Sacramento)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** *This is a Per Diem role, no guarantee of hours. On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient’s home - where most people chose to receive their care. Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services and community flu and wellness programs. Serving more than 150,000 patients in 23 counties each year, Sutter Care at Home clinicians partner with our patients for better health. Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement - Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice." Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health care systems. A Pharmacy Technician is a highly trained person with specialized skills who functions to provide timely preparation and distribution of medications, IV solutions and DME under the supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, for subsequent administration to the patient. **Qualifications:** Education High school diploma or equivalent education with college courses including chemistry, physiology, and algebra desirable. Experience Completion of a recognized pharmacy technician training program desired. At least one year experience as a hospital pharmacy technician is preferred. Registration with California State Board of Pharmacy required. Certification through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Inc. desirable. Knowledge This position requires knowledge of medical terminology; pharmaceutical generic and trade names; pharmaceutical calculations; and laws and regulations relating to the practice of pharmacy. Working knowledge of a hospital pharmacy is desired. Skills Excellent communication skills. Ability to read and interpret physician orders. Technicians are also required to have skills which consist of: typing ability; "basic" computer operation skills; performance of sterile parenteral procedures using proper aseptic technique, including use of vertical and horizontal air flow hoods; and proper handling and disposal of potentially hazardous chemicals. **Organization:** Sutter Care at Home **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** No **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** None **Schedule:** Per Diem **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** Per Diem All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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