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Phoenix- Full Time IV Tech (REQ#33491)

Date: Jul 9, 2018

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: PharMerica

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

 

 

Under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist and pursuant to specific Board of Pharmacy defined technician tasks, which may include, accurately filling prescriptions, preparing Sterile Compounding medications, and entering computer data, following standard procedures and regulatory requirements.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining Sterile Compounding room and QA as per USP 797 guidelines for a high-risk pharmacy and state law as directed by supervisor.
  • Works under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, fills prescriptions and prepares Sterile Compounding according to PharMerica’s standards of quality, customer service, productivity guidelines and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.
  • Knowledge of Long Term Care and Alere high risk pregnancy medications.
  • Responsible for staging, preparing, filling orders for residents at long term care facilities.
  • Responsible for staging, preparing, filling orders for Alere, high-risk pregnant women.
  • Responsible for compounding Sterile Compounding orders and syringes for Alere in a Class 100 clean room including compounding medications from non-sterile powders as directed by Pharmacists, IV Supervisor, and/or Director of Pharmacy. 
  • Responsible for data entry and to assist pharmacist with calling nursing home and/or Alere for refill orders.
  • Responsible for maintaining, cleaning and accountability of pumps.
  • Responsible for filing, answering phones, and stocking areas in the IV department as appropriate and as directed by supervisor.
  • Works with Lead IV Technician in maintaining a clean/safe work environment, checking equipment for calibration, safety, and cleanliness.
  • Responsible for replenishment and maintenance of Emergency Drug Kits (EDK) provided to Long Term Care Facilities
  • Responsible for communicating with Pharmacist or Supervisor, or Lead Technician with any concerns regarding USP 797 and Operations.
  • Responsible for shipping and tracking Alere packages through overnight 3rd party logistics company.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Desired:  Formal training as a Pharmacy IV Technician  
  • Required: 6mo-1 year of IV pharmacy technician experience
  • Desired: 1-2 years of IV pharmacy technician experience
  • Required: Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Desired: Computer skills for PC and AS400 Main frame
  • Licenses/Certifications: As required by state regulations.
  • Desired:  PTCB
  • Must be available to work Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm and every other Saturday 10am-630pm

 

EOE M/F/D/V

 

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