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Pharmacy Technician Wanted for Sacramento County Corrections

Avid Healthcare Services Sacramento, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Pharmacy Technician performs technical duties in the preparation, packaging and distribution of pharmaceuticals; performs a variety of duties related to inventory control, record keeping, and customer service; and performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Pharmaceutical terminology
  • Characteristics, strengths, and dosage forms of pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutical systems of weights, measures and calculations
  • Operation and care of pharmacy equipment
  • Pharmaceutical procedures and techniques
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Laws, rules and regulations governing technician activities and the handling and storage of pharmaceuticals including controlled substances

Ability to:

  • Read, understand and apply laws rules and regulations related to pharmacy practice
  • Count, pour and mix with accuracy, precision and speed
  • Maintain accuracy and attention to detail under pressure from time, people or situations
  • Perform basic mathematical computations
  • Operate office machines and equipment used in the course of the work such as personal computers utilizing email, word processing, database, or pharmacy software; and pharmaceutical equipment including automatic dispensing machine, packing machine and counting machine
  • Use basic weighing and measuring devices used in filling prescriptions
  • Type drug labels accurately
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, physicians, nurses and the public
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse public

Minimum Qualifications

Current certificate of registration as a Pharmacy Technician from the California State Board of Pharmacy.

Must be available to work various days as well as various hours if needed.

Avid Healthcare Services


Sacramento, CA