Pharmacy Technician Floater

St. John's Well Child & Family Center

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Los Angeles, CA
Contract type: Full time
St. John's Well Child & Family Center
The Pharmacy Technician Floater performs a variety of technical and support pharmacy services in an outpatient pharmacy or clinic dispensary under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist (in a pharmacy setting) or Medical Doctor, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner (in a clinic dispensary setting)


  • Performs duties as set forth by St. John’s Well Child and Family Center policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates adherence to Pharmacy Department Policies and Procedures, Pharmacy Best Practices, Prescription Compliance Requirements, and Third Party Payer/Plan Audit Compliance.

  • Demonstrates compliance to California Board of Pharmacy laws and regulations - Business and Professions Codes and California Code of Regulations, and including state and federal statutes and regulations for pharmacy practices as required for a pharmacy technician.

  • May be required to work Saturdays and new operations or business hours to meet business demands, and including providing coverage at any of St. John’s Well Child and Family Center dispensary locations when necessary to meet business needs

  • In the clinic dispensary, the Pharmacy Technician may handle and manage patient medications that were filled at the Central Fill Pharmacy, bagged, and delivered to the clinic dispensary for patient pickup

  • Required to handle and manage drug inventory for drug recalls, returning drugs to stock and claim reversal, manage stock inventory for overstock/damaged/unsaleable/expired drugs, or stocking medications upon receiving the drug order from Cardinal delivery.

  • Maintains continuous safety and quality compliance for all pharmacy or dispensary activities.

  • May provide backup support for the PAP clerk and assist patients in completing PAP applications for obtaining free medications through the Patient Assistance Programs, including following up with patients in obtaining the required income verification documentation.

  • Monitors and reorder drug inventory of medication supplies as needed, and including ensuring not having excessive drug supplies that will go to waste due to expiration

  • Conducts inventory, packaging, and processing paperwork for expired/damaged/unsaleable medications to be sent to the Reverse Distributor Vendor (i.e. Guaranteed Returns) for destruction.

  • Other activities to include but is not limited to answering the phone, taking in prescriptions from patients, answering non-medication related questions from patients, etc.

  • Attends meetings and trainings as directed by the Pharmacy Director.

  • Attend meetings, trainings, and other work-related events as needed

  • Other duties may be assigned or may be modified as business needs dictate.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required;

  • Active and clear California pharmacy technician license.

  • Experience working in underserved communities such as undocumented workers, unaccompanied minors, LGBT populations, communities of color, youth/adolescents, and those experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, and/or mental illness; and

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required (read, write, speak)

  • Valid CA Driver’s License and car required for travel to different clinic sites and community events

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