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Pharmacy Technician - Per Diem

Job Code:  228826
Facility: Del Amo Hospital
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Student (Undergraduate/Graduate)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills: Health Care -> Pharmacy
Category: Allied Health
FTE: .01
Position Summary:
Welcome and thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Del Amo Behavioral Health Systems of Southern California!
Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment for children, adolescents and adults in the Los Angeles and Victorville areas of Southern California. Led by clinicians recognized for their expertise in mental illness, Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides a peaceful setting for those seeking treatment for mental health, detoxification, sexual addiction, eating disorders, and trauma-related issues. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit our website at
We currently have positions available for Per Diem Pharmacy Technician at Del Amo Hospital. Del Amo Hospital is a 166-bed behavioral health facility that is located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles.  
Del Amo Hospital provides a full spectrum of quality mental health care that includes: assessments and referrals, crisis intervention, adolescent and adult services, as well as specialty programs.   Del Amo has distinguished itself through a wide range of programs that are individually tailored to each client’s individual needs. Del Amo's commitment to service excellence extends to all with whom we come into contact. We are committed to ensure our patients receive the optimal level of care that will be most beneficial to their recovery. Through the capabilities of our professional team continuously improving our systems and processes, we strive to be the premiere provider of mental health services. Del Amo Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
     Adheres to all applicable JCAHO standards, policies, rules and regulations as well as other governmental, accrediting regulatory standards inclusive of the FDA.
     Receives written prescription or medication orders. Record or input prescription medication on a patient’s profile or in a computer.
     Checks each patient order for allergy, height and weight information, completeness of order, and clinical appropriateness.
     Record or input prescription medication on a patients profile or in a computer.
     Retrieves, counts, pours, weighs, measures and mixes medications accurately and in a timely manner.
     Selects type/size of prescription container, type or computer generate prescription labels. Affix prescription labels and auxiliary label on medication containers (i.e. vials, boxes, IV bags/bottles, etc.).
     Calls on existing orders for clarification of recording agents name (i.e. nurse, clerk, doctor, etc.).
     Notifies patient’s nurse of any order that cannot be filled within on-half hour of receipt.
     Reports all problems to the Director and resolves them on a timely basis. No justified complaint will be unresolved or recur.
All orders checked for completeness. Physician or nurse contacted to correct.
·         Completion of a pharmacy technician vocational course/program required. Current licensure/registration as a Pharmacy Technician through the State of California Board of Pharmacy.

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