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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN - FULL TIME

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesFull Time Pharmacy Technician OpportunityDel Amo Behavioral Health System, a subsidiary of UHS,offers a safe and compassionate environment for individuals looking for hope and healing from emotional, psychiatric and addiction issues.Del Amo Behavioral Health offers a wide range of options, including inpatient, outpatient and specialty programs that includes children, adolescents, adults and seniors.Whether addressing the needs of adults, adolescents or children, we are committed to providing our patients with treatment to help them find recovery that endures.Our patients receive the same quality treatment from our thoughtful and compassionate team no matter the level of care.Learn more and apply today by visiting our website at: www.delamohospital.comBenefits include:Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with company match and discounted stock planEducational Assistance at 6 months of hireChallenging and rewarding work environmentCareer development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!Under direct supervision, assists the Director of Pharmacy and Staff Pharmacists to compound, fill and dispense pharmaceutical preparations at the hospital pharmacy within the laws, rules and regulations of the State, Federal and Board of Pharmacy agencies.Must be able to provide minimum availability for 3 shifts per month, Mondays and Fridays and 1 weekend shift per month.Duties include but not limited to:Receives written prescription or medication orders. Record or input prescription medication on a patient's profile or in a computer.Checks each patient order for allergy, height and weight information, completeness of order, and clinical appropriateness.Retrieves, counts, pours, weighs, measures and mixes medications accurately and in a timely manner.Calls on existing orders for clarification of recording agents name (i.e. nurse, clerk, doctor, etc.).Reports all problems to the Director and resolves them on a timely basis. No justified complaint will be unresolved or recur.Informs pharmacist of any possible drug-drug, drug-food, and etc. interaction to ensure that patients are receiving correctDocument the inspection of all assigned medication areas on a monthly basis.Provides for the continuous supply of pharmacy stock and floor stockOrders medications appropriately to assure adequate supply for patient's use and ensure choose cost effective medications that are cost effectiveProcurement and inventory management with control and audit narcotics/stock substance.Provides drug information to the Medical Staff, Nursing Staff and patients.Provides education for nurses, allied health professionals and pharmacy staff as requested and/or as needed.Coordinates insurance billingAssists in gathering information and analyzing it for DUE's as requestedAssists in special projects and specific tasks within assigned time frameAs one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.QualificationsEducation:Completion of a pharmacy technician vocational course/program required.Credentials: Current licensure/registration as a Pharmacy Technician through the State of California Board of Pharmacy.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:Must have knowledge of basic pharmacy practices, procedures, medications and medical supplies;Must have strong mathematical computation skills to enable calculation of drug dosages and infusion rates;Must have accurate typing skills;Must have basic understanding of computer technology required;Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;Must have effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.

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