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Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Company: Prestons Pharmacy
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview: The Compounding Pharmacy Technician will assist the pharmacist with providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to our patients in accordance with the policies and procedures of Pharmacy Solutions, the states professional standards, and other regulatory entities. The Compounding Technician works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, working in the compounding lab room to compound medication. A compounding Technician is experienced in all aspects of medication compounding and plays a significant role in the coordination of patient services.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow all company policies and procedures
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions
  • Update job knowledge by participating in training opportunities
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and
  • different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Demonstrates ability to perform nonsterile compounding per strict USP 795/800
  • guidelines
  • Demonstrates proficiency with following direction
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt with change of workflow
  • Properly use, calibrate and maintains equipment needed in making of compounds
  • Sampling batches for quality testing. Executes required in-process product quality
  • checks and documents accurately
  • Perform miscellaneous inventory of consumables to ensure proper stock
  • Operate, clean and sterilize aseptic compounding equipment and compounding areas
  • Maintain housekeeping standards in the compounding areas
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Training of other staff
  • Ensure all calculations on compounding log sheets are accurate and correct
  • Tracking, ordering, and receiving orders of supplies
  • Follow all SOPs, USP and all other safety and company policies, double check
  • calculations, record compounding procedures, lot and expiration of ingredients.
  • Coordinate with other pharmacy team members to compound preparations and
  • execute quality assurance procedures, following standard operating procedures
  • Ensure all compounds are prepared in accordance to the master formulas and in
  • accordance with USP, USP , and USP. Responsible for inspection, maintenance, cleaning, and sterilization of all laboratory equipment, instruments, utensils, and work surfaces necessary/required for the preparations
  • Monitor and record inventory of chemicals, materials, consumables, and other required items.
  • Cleaning of all work areas, including work surfaces, equipment, floors, walls, etcRequirements and Qualifications
    • 1 year of experience as a certified Pharmacy Technician Required
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Current and good standing National Pharmacy Technician Certificate CPhT
    • 1 year of sterile compounding lab or non-sterile compounding lab experience
    • Experience with Compounder/PK Software is a plus
    • Experience with compounding creams, capsules, and troches a plus
    • Ability to cope with varied levels of workload and multiple tasks
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written
    • Willingness to be a team player and promote a positive team environment
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Flexible and proactive to meet varied patient and company needs
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Strong interpersonal and people skills
    • Able to read, write, and speak English properly, other languages a plus
    • Ability to perform simple pharmaceutical calculations for individualized prescriptions.
    • Must be able to meet physical demands which may include light lifting.

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Keywords: Prestons Pharmacy, Arlington , Compounding Pharmacy Technician, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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