Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Needed: Compounding Pharmacy Technician, with experience in mixing IV’s, to start as soon as possible.

Our client is the largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.
The have been around for over 4 decades and have been shaping the home infusion services industry for years. We are looking for a Compounding Pharmacy Technician that has at least 1-year of experience and is knowledgeable with mixing IV’s, to join the team.
Job Description Summary:
A Compounding Pharmacy Technician assists the pharmacist with providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to patients in accordance with the policies and procedures of the state’s professional standards, and other regulatory entities. The Compounding Pharmacy Technician works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, working in the clean room and compounding medication no less than 80% of their day. A Compounding Pharmacy Technician is experienced in all aspects of medication compounding and plays a significant role in the coordination of patient services.

Job Responsibilities:

Assists the pharmacist with the preparation and dispensing of medications and supplies using appropriate techniques, while following policies and procedures. Accurately calibrates equipment. Assists with recording and maintaining pharmacy temperature and cleaning logs. Ensures that all pharmacy surfaces, laminar flow hoods and clean room are cleaned per policy.
Understands and can perform basic pharmaceutical calculations in order to obtain correct doses of medications.
Prepares medications under the supervision of a pharmacist so they are accurately compounded. Ensures that a licensed pharmacist properly checks all compounding and packing. Adheres to appropriate safety and quality assurance practices. Complies with state and federal laws.
Speaks knowledgeably of the scope of services that are available. Understands basic drug terminology and therapies/services provided. Understands other areas and what scope of service the company has to offer.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and proprietary information. Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the confidentiality of patient and proprietary information. Understands and complies with HIPPA.
Participates in the process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication-related incidents and equipment error and/or failures.
Assists with the training and supervision of new pharmacy technicians.
In all activities, complies with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements.
Participates in on-call responsibilities of the pharmacy department if required.
Completes all duties as assigned by manager or Pharmacist in Charge.
May work on advanced projects and committees, participate in performance improvement, complete and monitor quality control, assist the purchasing coordinator and coordinate and prioritize compounding room scheduling.


Education Requirements:

High School diploma or equivalent.


Qualifications & Interests:

Must have current Pharmacy Technician license for New York state.
More than 1-year Pharmacy Technician experience, with experience mixing IV’s.
Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Basic Internet Explorer skills to include opening a browser, typing in URLs in the correct location, using a search engine, bookmarking a site, navigating using back/forward/stop buttons, and filling out forms online.
Basic email skills, internet explorer (sending, receiving, and organizing communications).
Ability to lift a 50 lbs. box from the floor to assist in stocking meds.


Preferred Qualifications:

Current National Certification
Current Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician Certification


Shift: Monday to Friday 10am to 630pm, 30 min lunch.

Contract: ASAP Start to 3 to 6 months out.

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.
If you are interested in this position, please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions or would like additional information please contact Teresa Hart at Teresa.Hart@adeccona.com, please include an updated resume with any questions or follow up.

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