Sutter Health Pharmacy Technician-Pharmacy Services (On Call, Varied) in Oakland, California


This position will assist the pharmacist with dispensing, preparation and packaging of medication by performing the technical aspects of pharmacy practice within the limits of regulated responsibilities (as defined by the California State Board of Pharmacy)


High School Graduate or General Education Degree(GED). Graduation from a Pharmacy Technician training program or one year experience in retail/ hospital pharmacy setting preferred, but not required. Valid California Pharmacy Technician License.

Current, fast and accurate dispensing skills. Ability to use pharmacy computer system as quickly and accurately. Good interpersonal skills, consistent positive attitude, team player. Ability to interact professionally and courteously with pharmacy managers and staff, physicians, and other employees. Able to prioritize multiple concurrent tasks under heavy and frequently changing workload conditions, and work with frequent interruptions. Able to work independently and follow through with tasks and assignments. communicates clearly, completely and concisely both orally and in writing. Able to accurately interpret and follow verbal and written communications, and interpret medical abbreviations. Able and willing to help others when workload warrants, to assume new responsibilities, and to adjust schedule. Demonstrates initiative and makes suggestions to improve efficiency and solve problems.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Oakland

Organization: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: On-Call

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 0.01

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.