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Pharmacy Technician in Oakland, CA at MGA Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

Inpatient Pharmacy Technician Job Summary:

MGA Healthcare is seeking an experienced hospital pharmacy technician for a full-time opportunity available in Oakland, CA. This pharmacy tech position is offering competitive weekly pay, and full benefits after only 30 days of full-time employment. You will also gain excellent compounding pharmacy experience while assigned to inpatient services.

You will:

  • Assist Pharmacists by maintaining required pharmacy supplies and equipment at workstations
  • Receive prescriptions, screen for financial category as appropriate
  • Order, receive, unpack, verify prices, prepare pricing labels, and store incoming merchandise
  • Assist in maintaining adequate stock levels of drugs and supplies in the pharmacy
  • Keep accurate records of stock dispensed and distributed
  • Maintain accurate and complete records for all controlled substances received, issued, returned, or wasted
  • Obtain drugs from stock and counts, pours, mixes or compounds pharmaceuticals under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist
  • Assists Pharmacists in performing all quality monitors (e.g. fridge temperatures, end-product testing, etc)
  • Performs basic arithmetic calculations including dosages and flow rates
  • Processes medication reconciliation documents in the computer system
  • Performs inspections (e.g. expired med check) under the supervision of a pharmacist

We are looking for:

  • An experienced pharmacy technician interested in gaining invaluable work experience at a full-service hospital
  • A current CA pharmacy technician license is required
  • 1-2 years of inpatient hospital experience with an emphasis on sterile compounding
  • A 4-year degree in a science major or an Associate's in pharmacy technology is preferred
  • Strong mathematical skills are required to accurately perform dosage calculations and flow rates

How to apply: 

  • To apply please email sfallied@mgahealthcare.com or click the apply button to submit an application

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