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Company: University of California
Location: San Diego, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Under general supervision, the Pharmacy Technician will perform a full range of duties in the Infusion Outpatient pharmacy setting. Assist the pharmacists in the preparation of medications (including antineoplastic/chemotherapy) for patient use for IV sterile compounding preparation and administration in accordance to established procedures under USP/USP; assist in the distribution of medications via Pyxis MedStations; maintains skills applicable to all information systems within the pharmacy, recordkeeping and billing functions; maintain inventory levels; and perform other duties as assigned. Will assist pharmacist in completing medication orders and related distribution duties in the assigned area.


  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) issued by PTCB.

  • Pharmacy Technician License issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy.

  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience required.

  • Experience in project management/system responsibility (e.g. Pyxis, narcotic control, QI, or pharmacy buyer/biller/analyst); OR is a Pharmacy School graduate; OR expanded responsibilities over several areas OR possess a Pharmacy Intern License.

  • Knowledge of Pharmacy terminology and calculations.

  • Proven computer experience and accurate data entry skills.

  • Detail and organizational skills to sort, file and retrieve information.

  • Have both excellent communication and customer service skills with ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Ability to work in a self-directed work team environment and function effectively in a high-volume, multiple demand environments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two - Five (2-5) years of previous IV and Chemo experience.
  • Knowledge of Epic WAM.
  • Prior retail experience with oral chemotherapeutic agents.

Special Conditions

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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