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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Pharmacy Technician in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Pharmacy Technician in Pharmacy - MV Department at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: 8 Hour Variable Shift

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist and following departmental procedures, the Pharmacy Technician Level 1 or Pharmacy Intern Level 1 assists in providing service to customers coming to the Pharmacy, answering telephones, assembling floor stock medications, refilling Pyxis machines, transportation of medications to and from nursing floors and departments, pre-packing and labeling medications. Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Maintains a working knowledge of departmental and standard operating procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. Is proficient in required competencies. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital’s mission statement.


  • Must have the ability to read, write and perform general mathematics in order to review patient profiles, understand and follow written and verbal instructions in order to prepare medications

  • Must have good verbal and written communications skills to communicate effectively with pharmacy personnel, patients, nursing and medical staff, and other ancillary departments

  • Must have organizational skills necessary to keep work pace while maintaining a neat and clean area

  • Must have a high degree on interpersonal relation skills to interface with pharmacy personnel and other Medical Center staff

  • Must have data entry skills

  • Must be able to work variable shifts and overtime

  • Must be able to rotate to all pharmacy areas

  • Must have knowledge of pharmaceutical and medical terminology, weights, measures, and pharmacy math

  • Must be able to handle chemotherapeutic agents

  • Must have knowledge of generic/trade drug names

Position Requirements:


  • New hires effective 12/01/2018 High School Diploma or GED

Experience :

  • Six (6) months Pharmacy Tech experience

License / Certification:

  • A current California license as a registered pharmacy technician

Preferred Position Requirements :


  • One year of related work experience

  • Data entry experience


  • Training/experience in sterile IV preparation and aseptic technique

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Pharmacy Technician