This position is 80% operations and 20% administrativeThe Pharmacy Tech III fills first doses and batch doses for both IV and UD medications, refills automated dispensing machines, deliver medications to nursing areas, problem solves medication distribution issues with nursing staff, and perform maintenance and inventory functions for automated dispensing machines.REQUIRED--Experience with Hospital, Department and University Policies and Procedures--Complete working knowledge of, and skill to apply, practices, principles and techniques of patient care related to area of expertise.--Ability to prioritize workflow and job assignments.--Ability to develop the skills of others.--Ability to evaluate and recommend alternatives that enhance the areas' performance.--Experience using proper aseptic techniques.--Knowledgeable of maximum allowable concentration and dilution standards.--Ability to manipulate needles, syringes, ampules and vials using standard aseptic technique.--Knowledge of principles and applications for horizontal and vertical laminar air flow hoods.--Ability to stand for long periods of time with occasional lifting, stooping and bending.--Ability to enter detailed data into computer systems inluding but not limited to, Electronic Medical Record, Simplfi, CAPS, Automated Dispensing Units,via keyboard or touch screen.--Ability to keep accurate records and pay close attention to detail.--Basic knowledge of automated dispensing systems and controlled substance systems--Ability to push a cart carrying 200 pounds.--Ability to use metric system.--Ability to perform pharmacy calculations.--Ability to use pharmacy terminology.--Familiarity with hospital layout, names and location of patient care areas.--Knowledge and ability to comply with the guidelines for interpersonal skills.--Ability to operate a plain paper FAX/photocopier.--Ability to activate/deactivate voice mail, send messages and transfer messages to another user.--Written and oral communication skills to clearly and concisely provide information, explanations and instructions to, and to elicit information from others with varying levels of ability to understand, including individuals who are ill or distressed, or who may not speak English--Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a friendly, welcoming environment and positive working relationships with co-workers and customers.--Ability to maintain composure, efficiency and a positive, customer-service oriented manner during periods of peak workload, with frequent interruptions, under tight deadlines, and when interacting with challenging customers who may be ill, angry or emotionally distressed.--Problem-solving skills to independently recognize and define a problem and identify the resources available to help solve the problem; create and implement viable solutions; and follow through to ensure the problem is resolved to the satisfaction of all parties.--Decision-making skills to independently exercise delegated authority to take action, and to recognize when it is appropriate to seek assistance from others when limits of delegated authority have been reached.--Ability to exercise discretion to ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained and a professional, respectful clinic/department environment exists at all times.--Ability to impart knowledge and skills to students participating in training programs. Demonstrate a desire to learn more and actively pursue that desire.--Ability to recognize situations that exceed technician authority and ability and must be referred to a pharmacist for resolution.--Ability to recognize and deal with priorities in a fast paced, high work flow environment. Performs all duties in an independent mannerPREFERRED - SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.
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