Pharmacy Technician - Investigational Drug Technician

A California registered technician who under the supervision of a Pharmacist will support the auditing activities required for the control of the Investigational Drug inventory. Activities will include monthly inventory audits, ordering drug supplies, receipt of drug shipments and the preparation and distribution of drug shipments to satellite facilities. Candidate will maintain all aspects of inventory records and meet with study sponsors to ensure all regulations are being met and followed. Must have excellent written and computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Minimum Education: High School or equivalent. Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training . Or graduation from a foreign School of Pharmacy.

Minimum Experience: One year performing related duties or graduation from a Pharmacy. Technician training program.

Required Courses/Training: Pharmacy Technician program.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Registered by Pharmacy Board.

Preferred Experience: Experience with Automated Dispensing Cabinets, Pyxis Medstation system, preferred. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel;

Skills/Abilities: Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills. Foster and promote a positive image and professional appearance. Answer telephones. Input data into computer programs. Maintain logs. Document activities. Coordinate requests. Post/transfer data

Instruct/train others. Edit data in computer programs. Monitor and/or document environmental parameters =. Access data in computer data bases

Software: Windows, preferred

Machines/Equipment: Personal computer. Fax. Photocopier. Computer peripheral equipment

Working / Environmental Conditions: Atmosphere and environment associated with patient care areas. Atmosphere and environment associated with outpatient care areas. Tobacco-free campus. Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards. May be exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equip. Likely exposure to infectious, radioactive or biohazardous agents. Likely exposure to toxic chemicals. Subject to many interruptions. Handles absentee replacement on short notice. Pressure due to deadline requirements. Frequent pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. Contact with patients/patient families under varied circumstances. Covers varied shifts, weekends and holidays. Subject to regularly changing priorities and work assignments.

Req. Protective Equipment: Gown. Lab Coat or Apron. Non-Sterile Medical Gloves. Biological Safety Cabinet. Closed System Transfer Device

Physical Demands: Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.). Frequent prolonged standing/walking. Lifts supplies/equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


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