IV Compounding Pharmacy Technician Opportunity: Lexington, MA
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Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician
As an infusion pharmacy technician, you would be involved in various pharmacy activities, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and other duties not requiring the review of a pharmacist. The majority of tasks and responsibilities are related to preparing, dispensing, and distributing medications.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
•Accurately prepares intravenous solutions and admixtures in a timely manner. Mixing chemotherapy solutions is required. Compound fluid bags of sterile IV solution prepared in a clean room environment. Bags are spiked, labeled and stored in totes.
•Identify and understand the variable dosage requirements of different age groups. Understands the need to consult with the pharmacist if questions/concerns arise.
•Prepares bags of IV nutritional solution.
•Compounded solutions moved to refrigeration.
•Accurately labels, packages and stores products prior to shipment to patients.
•Maintains pharmacy and clean room in a clean, organized and well stocked manner. Ensure re-stocking of inventory to supply the needs of the clean room compounding processes.
•Assists with daily, weekly and monthly Quality Assurance activities including but not limited to temperature monitoring of product environment and QA testing of compounding processes.
•Documents daily compounding statistics and collates daily data for month end report(s) as required.
•Generates all daily prescriptions and CII logs as required.
•Assists with inventory management functions involving purchasing and receiving drug shipments as well as computer system inventory maintenance.
•Proven ability in a fast paced high volume, team oriented environment
•Certification/licensure as a Pharmacy Technician as required by Massachusetts
•National Pharmacy Technician certification preferred; or obtain national certification within 1 year of hire
• Hospital or homecare setting in IV admixtures using an IV laminar flow hood highly preferred
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