IV Pharmacy Technician:

Plymouth Sout
Job DetailsJob LocationPolaris Pharmacy Services of Michigan - Plymouth, MIPosition TypeFull TimeJob ShiftSwingJob CategoryPharmaceuticalDescriptionWHO WE ARE Polaris Pharmacy Services is an industry leader in long-term and post-acute care pharmacy.OVERVIEWThe IV Pharmacist is responsible for providing consistent and ongoing monitoring of all infusion patients. As part of the Infusion Pharmacy team, you will fully assess patients to determine appropriateness of therapy, high risk medications, allergies, and other indications or interactions. In this high impact position, you will collaborate with internal departments to deliver excellent care coordination with home health agencies, nursing facilities and physicians. SCHEDULE: Second ShiftRESPONSIBILITIESClean and maintain Sterile Compounding room and QA as per USP 797 guidelines for a state law as directed by supervisorWork under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, fill prescriptions and prepare Sterile Compounding according to Polaris standards of quality, customer service, productivity guidelines, and State Board of Pharmacy regulationsKnowledge of Long Term CareStage, Prep, and fill orders for residents at long-term care facilities and high-risk pregnant womenCompound Sterile Compounding orders in a Class 100 clean room as directed by Pharmacists, IV Supervisor, and/or Director of PharmacyResponsible for data entry Assist pharmacist with calling long-term care facilitiesMaintain, clean and account for pumpsFile, answer phones, and stock areas in the IV department as appropriate and directed by supervisorWork with Lead IV Technician to maintain a clean/safe work environment, check equipment for calibration, safety, and cleanlinessReplenish and maintain Emergency Drug Kits (EDK) provided to Long Term Care FacilitiesFollow all applicable government regulations, including HIPAACommunicate with Pharmacist, Supervisor, or Lead Technician about any concerns regarding USP 797 and OperationsComply with departmental policies regarding safety, attendance, and dress codeOvertime, holidays, and weekends may be required and/or expectedOther duties as assigned; Job duties may vary depending on business needsQualificationsHigh School diploma or equivalent requiredPharmacy technician licenses/certifications required by state regulations and state of practiceMinimum of one (1) year working as an IV pharmacy technician required (long-term care pharmacy preferred)Knowledge of brand name/generic medications Experience working with medications, IV's, and filling prescriptions requiredOrder entry and insurance billing experience requiredData entry skills, analytical, ability to multi-taskBasic computer knowledge skills requiredProficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook requiredAble to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAble to work at a moderate speedAble to work during inclement weatherReliableGood organization/Attention to detailProblem solverAble to physically perform light lifting Must be able to work various shifts and days PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that should be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per dayThe employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, walk, crawl intermittentlyMay be necessary to work extended hours as neededMay lift and/or move up to 50 poundsThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this roleHOLIDAY & PTO POLICYWe provide qualifying full-time employees with 23 PTO (Paid Time Off) days annually. PTO is used for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal leave.Please note we are a long-term care pharmacy open 24-hours, 7 days a week. And schedules may change as determined by the needs of the business.BENEFITS - For full time employeesMedical, Dental, and Vision Insurance401KLife InsuranceShort-term and Long-term disability