FT Pharmacy IV Technician 1:
PharMerica

37569-en_US
PharMerica
Sarasota Florida
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A full-service pharmacy solution providing value beyond medication.

PharMerica is the long-term care pharmacy services provider of choice for senior living communities, skilled nursing facilities, public health organizations and post-acute care organizations. With over $3 billion annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest pharmacy companiesPharMerica operates more than 105 institutional pharmacies in 47 states serving over 350,000+ patients daily.

 

PharMerica offers unmatched employee development. Exceptional company culture. Seemingly endless opportunities for advancement and the highest hiring goals in decades.

 

 

PharMerica Sarasota is recruiting a Full-Time IV Pharmacy Technician to join our team.

 

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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Formal training as a Pharmacy IV Technician desired
  • Minimum six (6) months of IV pharmacy technician experience required
  • Minimum one (1) year of IV pharmacy technician experience desired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Computer skills for PC and AS400 Main frame desired
  • Current license in the state of Florida
  • Pharmacy Technician Ceritfied by Board of Pharmacy (PTCB) desired
  • Must be available to work  Mon-Fri 3:00 - 11:30 pm Rotating Weekends between the hours of 8am - 8pm

 

EOE M/F/D/V

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