Sr Pharmacy Technician

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

Job posting number: #7251196 (Ref:JR-13609)

Posted: June 3, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $17.20 - $26.55 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Sr Pharmacy Technician

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The Pharmacy Technician, working under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, assists in the preparation and distribution of patient medications. They also play a role in inventory management and regulatory paperwork within the hospital pharmacy.

The successful candidate:

  • Must be able to work FT, Primarily 9a-5:30p (hours subject to change based on departmental need).

  • Aseptic Compounding: Competently prepares sterile IV preparations such as Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), IV drips, and chemotherapy in compliance with USP 797 and USP 800 guidelines, ensuring patient safety and quality standards are met.

  • Medication Distribution: Procures and distributes medication orders based on physician or pharmacist requests, adhering to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Inventory Management: Assists in maintaining adequate stock levels of medications and supplies, utilizing pharmacy inventory systems and following established inventory control procedures.

  • Automated Dispensing Machines Management: Supports the management of automated dispensing machines, ensuring proper functioning, quality control, and compliance with regulatory measures.

  • Pharmacy Workflow Support: Assists in streamlining pharmacy workflow by directing phone calls to appropriate staff members and delivering patient-specific medications to various departments within the facility.

  • Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance: Participates in departmental and hospital quality assurance programs, with a focus on patient safety and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Monthly Unit Inspections: Assists in conducting regulatory-required monthly inspections of units throughout the hospital that stock medications, ensuring compliance with safety and regulatory standards.

  • Effective Departmental Operation: Contributes to the effective operation of the pharmacy department by performing assigned tasks efficiently and maintaining a cooperative attitude within the team.

  • Maintaining Competencies: Keeps up-to-date with competencies required for the current job title/position, ensuring continued proficiency in performing duties effectively.

Overall, the pharmacy technician is a crucial support role within the pharmacy department, responsible for various tasks related to medication preparation, distribution, inventory management, and regulatory compliance, all aimed at ensuring safe and efficient pharmacy operations within the hospital.


Your qualifications should include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (e.g. GED certification)

  • Current Georgia Pharmacy Technician License

  • National Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) obtained within 60 days of employment

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $17.20 - $26.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7251196 (Ref:JR-13609)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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