Stanford Health Care Pharmacy Technician - Ambulatory Care in Palo Alto, California
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A Brief Overview
This position assists the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services (e.g. processing prescriptions) in compliance with applicable State Board of Pharmacy regulations. Functions include those allowed by the Board of Pharmacy and are always checked before the product is released from the pharmacy. Continually
assumes additional responsibilities or projects through contracts with manager. Completes contracts with minimal supervision. Demonstrates proficiency working in 8 of the pharmacy areas to which technicians are assigned and demonstrates expertise in 5 of the pharmacy areas and trains new technicians to achieve the
appropriate level of competency.
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What you will do
Enters patient medication orders into the pharmacy computer system, operates automated compounding and dispensing machines for preparation and storage of medications under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
Maintains medication inventory, places and receives stock replacement orders.
Prepares, compounds and labels intravenous admixtures, cancer chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition patient specific doses using strict aseptic technique.
Prepares, packages, compounds and labels non-sterile drug products for specific patients with appropriate final pharmacist checks.
- High School Diploma or GED equivalent Required
- Eighteen (18) months of progressively responsible and directly related work experience Required
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to adapt to and deal with change and ambiguity
Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations; weighing, measuring and documentation with accuracy
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
Ability to work with devices, information systems, automated and technical equipment utilized in pharmacy
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
Knowledge of influence of patient's age, sex, concomitant disease states, concurrent drug therapy, foods and diagnostic procedures on drug activity and disposition
Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibility
Knowledge of Medical terminology and abbreviations; pharmacology and pharmacological nomenclature; medical therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and disease states
Knowledge of methods and procedures involved in proper handling and storing of pharmaceutical supplies
Knowledge of physiology, anatomy, pathology, chemistry and mathematics as they relate to pharmacy practice
Licenses and Certifications
CPHT - Cert Pharmacy Tech or
IPH - Intern Pharmacist
PTCB - Pharmacy Tech Certification
These principles apply to ALL employees:
SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience
Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.
You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:
Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination
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