Job Description

Lead Pharmacy Technician - Full-time

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

The position performs all technical duties of a pharmacy technician in addition to providing direct supervision and coordination of all technicians and duties by actively participating in departmental operations within the scope of policies and procedures.  This position works under the direct legal supervision of a pharmacist or pharmacist manager.  The position requires the ability to make critical decisions, facilitate stakeholder conflict resolution, work independently with minimal supervision, and solve problems.  Three distinct areas of core responsibilities are defined:

  • Administrative Automation, packaging, and sterile compounding

  • Purchasing and inventory management

  • Procures and distributes medication orders per physician request, pharmacist request, or prearranged work assignment according to established policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Oversees and coordinates the effective operation of technician workflow within the department.

  • Participates in the quality assurance, performance improvement, and administrative activities of the department.

  • Works in conjunction with the pharmacy supervisor to enforce all accountability standards outlined in current policies and procedures

  • Oversees and maintains compliance with technical departmental competencies.

  • Competent in general responsibilities of pharmacy purchaser and auditing & billing coordinator.

In collaboration with pharmacy purchaser and auditing & billing coordinator:

  • Maintains adequate stock of medications and supplies according to established policies and procedures

  • Provides support with automated dispensing machines and systems

Requirements:

  • High school diploma

  • Georgia state pharmacy technician license

  • National pharmacy technician certification (PTCB)

  • 5+ years of pharmacy experience

  • 3+ years of hospital environment experience preferred

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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