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Salary: $2,992.00 - $3,639.00
Posted: 03/25/2013

Job Description:

Your state application must indicate you are applying for PHARMACY TECHNICIAN position 042-154-7979-XXX. Please explain your eligibility (i.e. lateral transfer, on a list, etc.).

9 You must have current certification, list, lateral, or reinstatement eligibility to apply for this vacancy.

Under the direct supervision of the Pharmacist I, the Pharmacy Technician is responsible for assisting pharmacy operation by maintaining pharmaceutical and drug supply inventory and inventory records within the Central Pharmacy.

45% - Enters medication orders into the pharmacy computer systems. Ensures medications are properly prepared for filling prescriptions and dispensing. Repackages medications.

30% - Operates repackaging, sorting, and prescription filling machinery; and completes related record keeping related to all functions. Inputs physician orders and maintains patient profiles. Completes distribution, inventory control, and record keeping for narcotics and other controlled substances.

15% - Within the pharmacy, maintains drug and supply inventory and related records. Orders supplies to maintain established stock levels. Checks goods received against purchase orders, invoices and/or requisitions. Follows through on vendor payment paperwork. Segregates, labels and stores pharmaceutical supplies. Reviews pharmacy stock for expired drugs.

10% - Prepares and processes medications for shipping to and returning from prison pharmacies. Cleans equipment, shelves and work areas. Performs special assignments, and other related duties as required.

Benefits information can be found on the Department of Personnel Administration website,, and the CalPERS website, .

In order to apply and be considered for this position, all applicants must submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std. 678) available at , under “How to Apply.”

All Methods of appointment may be considered. Applications will be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview.

This posting may be used to fill other vacancies that occur during the job advertisement.

Applications may be screened and only the most competitive will be invited for an interview. Once a significant candidate pool is received, an internal cutoff period will be selected.

**Through June 30, 2013, full-time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for eight (8) hours of leave. Part-time employees shall be subject to the pay reduction on a pro-rated basis consistent with their time base.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 042 - 154 - 7979 - XXX
Location County
Central Fill Pharmacy SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  24 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
CCHCS Central Fill Pharmacy
PO Box 588500
Elk Grove, 95758
Angela Orozco
(916) 379-1602

Special Requirements:
Valid Pharmacy Tech License

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