Pharmacy Technician - IV Specialist

Serra Mesa, San Diego, California
Posted On Feb 11 2021 Mar 13 2021



The Pharmacy Tech IV Specialist will assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services that supports the mission, values and philosophy of Pharmacy Services and Sharp HealthCare. They will perform technical tasks involved in the preparation, documentation and distribution of intravenous medications.  Provides operational, developmental, and quality assurance / improvement support for IV admixture programs.


The Pharmacy at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns is a 24-hour, 7 day a week operation providing extensive clinical pharmacy services including pharmacokinetic modeling for neonates and adults, antibiotic surveillance, pain management and renal monitoring.    We are a fully automated pharmacy with the following automation technologies:  Pyxis MedStation, Pyxis Profile, Cardinal Assist, PARx, EM2400 Automix, and Cerner Millenium.  Our pharmacy department supports an average patient census of 90-100 patients/50-60 NICU patients.  Our department’s staff of 17 is part of a multidisciplinary team that works together to provide the best patient care. You are given the opportunity to practice with the best and brightest Neonatologists and Perinatologist in healthcare.  A positive and an innovative spirit are behavior standards that we value in our department and hospital. 


As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birch than any other hospital in California – about 10,000 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.




This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego



PART-TIME/ .5 FTE (40 hours pay period)


8 hours variable shift, every other weekends.


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduation from a Pharmacy Technician program
  • Current unencumbered CA Pharmacy Technician license
  • Minimum of one (1) year current Pharmacy Technician experience hospital pharmacy
  • Previous experience with preparation, documentation and distribution of intravenous medications preferred


Excellent aseptic technique for IV admixture compounding


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • 2 years of IV room preferred


Experience in pediatric or neonatal hospital preferred


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability



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