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Pharmacy Technician - Medical Network

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Pico Rivera
Posted on: August 1, 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 to some of our Cedars-Sinai affiliates (West Side, San Fernando Valley & Pasadena). The 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?
        • Med Purchasing/Pyxis: 1 year experience in inpatient hospital, and/or relevant experience in pharmacy setting
        • 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 Technician - 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, Pico Rivera , Pharmacy Technician - Medical Network, Professions , Pico Rivera, California

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