SPOTLIGHT JOB: Two FT Pharmacy Technicians with CPS in Stockton, CA

Posted on March 23, 2012


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LOCATION: Stockton, California

EMPLOYER: CPS / Dameron Hospital

POSITION: Pharmacy Technician (Full-Time) – 2 Openings


As a Pharmacy Technician at Dameron Inpatient, you will rotate through shifts in a fast paced, multifaceted environment with a cohesive team atmosphere. The Dameron Pharmacy staff work as a team, helping each other and keeping one another accountable in their shared mission of providing the best support for physicians and nurses so that they may provide the best care for patients.

Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacists, you’ll prepare, compound, and distribute medications for use in the hospital. The majority of tasks and responsibilities are related to preparing, dispensing, and distributing medications. You’ll use automated technology to efficiently and safely meet patients’ pharmaceutical needs. You’ll also work in a state-of-the-art IV clean room to prepare intravenous infusions.

Other duties include maintaining patient records, and setting up, packaging, and labeling of medication doses and billing. You will perform job duties under minimal supervision within pharmacy standards, written procedures and guidelines, and state regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for the accurate completion of daily activities and the follow through of tasks to ensure completion.

The Inpatient Pharmacy is centralized, open 24/7 and has recently initiated automation upgrades including a new pharmacy information system, point of care med administration system, and automated dispensing cabinets. The Pharmacy is managed by Comprehensive Pharmacy Services. All pharmacy staff are CPS employees.

Dameron Hospital is a fully accredited 202-bed community hospital offering a broad range of medical, surgical, and health maintenance services for emergency and acute care including a NICU, ICU, CCU and Cath Lab. The hospital is located in Stockton, CA, a city of about 270,000 in the San Joaquin Valley.

CPS full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance / 401(k) with a Match / Paid Holidays / Paid Time Off (PTO) Program / Company Paid Short and Long-Term Disability / Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance / Medical Flex and Dependent Care Accounts / Relocation / and More.

»» Certified pharmacy technician with CA licensure
»» At least 6 months previous pharmacy technician experience (beyond the externship) in a hospital setting experience
»» Ability to execute complex instructions
»» Demonstrated skill in verbal and written communication
»» Demonstrated skill in providing good customer service
»» Experience and skill in using Microsoft Office

CPS is a pharmacy-management services provider for 300+ acute-care hospitals, long-term acute care, behavioral health systems, and specialty hospitals in 47 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. For almost 40 years we have delivered pharmacy service value through financial, operational, clinical, therapeutic, and regulatory expertise. We’re growing at a breathtaking rate. As a CPS employee, you will discover, along with our other 1700+ employees, that CPS is a company you’ll be proud to grow with.

For more information and to apply please call or visit:
P: 877.806.7888, Ext:1238

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