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Pharmacy Technician

Company: McKesson
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.$3,000 Hiring Bonus! To be paid incrementally during first 6 months of employment.Shift Details: Sunday - Thursday (Sunday 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday 2:00pm - 10:30pm) Mandatory Overtime as required.Key Responsibilities Manually fill prescription vials with prescribed tablets and capsules. Must-read computer-generated screens to find indicated merchandise on labeled shelves, verify size and strength. Perform basic mathematical reasoning to either count or calculate appropriate number of units needed to fill prescriptions.Replenish medication in automated dispensing cells to full capacity, opening large quantities of bottles and cases of product. Use of handheld scanner unit to scan barcodes of product, entering expiration and lot information into computer application. Maintains high level of focus to avoid cross contamination and performs quality assurance check for expired and/or damaged product.Completes weekly cycle counts as assigned by Inventory Mgr. Requires audits of cell inventory, counting product at primary and secondary bin locations. Assists with research and identification of root cause of discrepancies as needed.Prepare cold chain and specialty prescriptions following special requirements for handling and packing.Assists with packing and shipping of prescriptions. Understands and abides by federal and state HIPAA laws as well as pharmacy standard procedures to ensure patient safety and privacy.Demonstrate problem resolution skills: ability to recognize, address and escalate issues to management.Perform cleaning and maintenance on all cells/cassettes as needed. Includes dissembling of automated cells, replacing broken or missing parts, and performing calibration audits.Minimum Job Qualifications:High School Degree or equivalent experienceCA Pharmacy Technician license requiredPTCB National certification preferred1+ years' experience in a pharmacy, retail or customer service settingCritical Skills:Knowledge of federal and state HIPAA lawsSkill using Mini Parata, Kalish and Baker cassettes preferredWorking Conditions:Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) -Large scale pharmacy/warehouse production environmentExposure to cold conditions in refrigerated walk-in station (5%-7% time)Occasional handling of environmentally hazardous medicationsPhysical Requirements:Lifting and carrying Pushing vial pucks/canisters onto conveyor Standing and walking continuously through shift, eight hours per dayStooping, kneeling or crouching Climbing step ladders Keyboard use two hours per dayVisual acuity reading, transcribing, and viewing computer screens, eight hours per dayEducation:HS Diploma/GEDCareer Level - IC - Business Support - B3McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to McKessonTalentAcquisition@ . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through the internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

Keywords: McKesson, West Sacramento , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , West Sacramento, California

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