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Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy Technician in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, quaternary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The Department of Pharmacy has over approximately 450 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 2 cancer centers and 3 outpatient pharmacies. We are committed to the education and training of pharmacists, students/interns, residents, technicians, and other health care professionals. We are affiliated with several Schools of Pharmacy and offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs. The residency and student experiential programs at CSMC continue to grow with every successive year, where nearly 100 residents have graduated from the PGY1 pharmacy residency program since 1985 and more than 200 student rotations are offered at CSMC annually.

Cedars-Sinai is seeking full time Pharmacy Technicians!

The full time Pharmacy Technician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ca will perform a variety of tasks under the supervision of a pharmacist. From inpatient and outpatient positions, to sterile compounding, and transitions of care, the start of your Pharmacy Career at Cedars-Sinai is around the corner!

What's this role all about?

  • Prepares, delivers, and distributes medications in an accurate and timely manner to appropriate care areas according to policies and procedures, while at the same time prioritizing workflow and maintaining required documentation

  • Uses technology safely and effectively to prepare, distribute, deliver and refill medications and services to patients

  • Effectively uses the electronic medical record to support patient care

  • Prepares accurate and timely compounded sterile products appropriate to area following policies and procedures, best practices and standards of practice

  • Assists pharmacists with patient medication reconciliation functions, including screening of patients, obtaining medication lists, and documentation of medication reconciliation activities

  • Communicates effectively with members of the healthcare team and patients, and willingly participates in new initiatives and tasks as needed to support patient care

  • Performs inventory control functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the California State Board of Pharmacy

  • Ability to perform pharmacy calculations involving ratios, proportions and percentages

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to use software applications and operate technological devices

  • Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal and Agency standards to comply with regulations

  • Previous hospital experience preferred

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 11

Working Title : Pharmacy Technician

Department : Pharmacy - Stores - Mfg

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Pharmacy

Job Specialty : Pharmacy

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $23.18 - $34.77

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.