The Pharmacy Technician, Special Projects is responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements as mandated by regulatory agencies such as The Joint Commission(TJC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and California State Board of Pharmacy in terms of preparation, distribution and control of sterile and non-sterile oral and injectable medications and departmental programs.
The Pharmacy Compliance Technician works with the Regulatory Surveillance Manager, The Pharmacy Administrative Team, and various medical center stakeholders in ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements for medication management.
All duties are performed independently by the technician under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Additionally, he/she is responsible for training new technicians, including development of training modules, charge recovery projects, schedule coordination for pharmacists and technicians and assisting AODs in sick call coverage. The employee maintains competency skills to perform dosing calculations with consideration to the age related population served if applicable.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.