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Pharmacy Tech-Relief Pool

Location: Tacoma, WA Additional Locations:

Puyallup Medical Center 1007 39th Ave. SE, 1007 39th Ave. SE, Puyallup,Washington, 98374
Olympia Medical Center 700 Lilly Rd. NE, 700 Lilly Rd. NE, Olympia,Washington, 98506
Tacoma Specialty Center 209 Martin Luther King Jr., 209 Martin Luther King Jr. Wy., Tacoma,Washington, 98405
Kent Medical Center 26004 104th Ave. SE, 26004 104th Ave. SE, Kent,Washington, 98030
Federal Way Medical Center 301 S 320th St., 301 S 320th St., Federal Way,Washington, 98003
Job Number: 802354 Date posted: 06/11/2019
Description:

POD 3 RELIEF POOL TECHNICIAN. TRAVEL TO TACOMA SOUTH,
TACOMA SPECIALTY, FEDERAL WAY, KENT, PUYALLUP, AND OLYMPIA.


Provide pharmaceutical care, including the timely and appropriate distribution of drug therapy in compliance with state and federal laws and in accordance with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies and procedures. Provide patient-focused service through a collaborative team approach with customers and other health care providers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide pharmaceutical care, including the timely and appropriate distribution of drug therapy in compliance with state and federal laws and in accordance with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington policies and procedures.
  • Provide patient-focused service through a collaborative team approach with customers and other health care providers.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working in a computerized outpatient pharmacy setting.
  • Education
  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program, or equivalent, in order to obtain Department of Health Pharmacy Technician Certification is required by date of hire/transfer.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • Washington State Department of Health Pharmacy Technician Certification is required by date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of pharmacy law and standards of practice.
  • Ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations, identify drug names, and know most common uses.
  • Skill in compounding extemporaneous entities.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with current technology.
  • Typing 45 WPM.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) plus year of Pharmacy Technician experience.
  • Two (2) plus years of IV experience.
  • Two (2) plus years of warehouse experience.
  • Three (3) years of hospital or outpatient experience.
  • Completion of an approved pharmacy technician training program.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Tacoma,Tacoma South Medical Center 9505 S. Steele St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW Pharmacy Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Department: Pharmacy relief pool technician Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Pharmacy Careers

    Pharmacy Careers

    Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

    Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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