Under direct supervision of a registered
pharmacist, when assigned to the I.V. Additive Service, performs those
repetitive and manipulative activities which primarily consist of aseptically
compounding IV solutions (LVPs, IVPBs, TPN, Syringes, etc), maintaining
inventory control, record keeping (refrigerator temperature logs and hood cleaning),
housekeeping and security functions. Prior experience preferred
Pharmacy Technician license required.
2 years of hospital inpatient experience preferred.
Ability to accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical generic and trade names and their dosage forms, and
the ability to cross-reference the most common drugs from memory.
Knowledge of medical terminology and pharmaceutical abbreviations.
Skill in preparing intravenous solutions using aseptic technique.
Ability to work independently and follow-through on assignments with minimal
Skill in computer order entry of medication orders as well as other related
computer entry tasks and computer report generation.
Telephone and verbal skills required to communicate clearly and effectively
with pharmacists, nurses, physicians and other allied health professionals.
Ability to compound chemotherapy solution utilizing departmental guidelines for
the preparation/distribution of cytotoxic agents.
Ability to lift 25 lbs and push 50 lbs
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.