Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Pharmacy
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Pharmacy Technician- Weekend Intern
(This job is no longer available)
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist, when assigned to an inpatient practice area, performs those repetitive and manipulative activities which primarily consist of drug distribution, pre-packaging, maintaining the inventory in the Pyxis medstations (filling the medstation daily, checking for outdates), record keeping (refrigerator temperature logs and hood cleaning), billing, housekeeping and security functions. Please note: Limited appointment may convert to career

Job Qualifications
1. Ability to accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations. 2. Knowledge of pharmaceutical generic and trade names and their dosage forms, and the ability to cross-reference the most common drugs from memory. 3. Knowledge of medical terminology and pharmaceutical abbreviations. 4. Skill in preparing intravenous solutions using aseptic technique. 5. Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal supervision. 6. Skill in computer order entry of medication orders as well as other related computer entry tasks and computer report generation. 7. Telephone and verbal skills required to communicate clearly and effectively with pharmacists, nurses, physicians and other allied health professionals. 8. Ability to compound chemotherapy solution utilizing departmental guidelines for the preparation/distribution of cytotoxic agents. 9. Ability to lift 25 lbs and push 50 lbs. 10. Must have a CA Pharmacy Intern License, required 11. Currently enrolled in a Pharm. D program Limited may convert to career

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.