Largo - FT (Night) IV Technician:

Largo Florida

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 company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.



PharMerica Facility - Largo is recruiting for a Full-Time IV (Night) Pharmacy Technician to join our team.


Summary: The IV Technician is 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.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • IV Tech Certification in the state of Florida required.
  • Formal training as a Pharmacy IV Technician  preferred.
  • Minimum 6 month of IV pharmacy technician experience required.
  • Minimum one year of IV pharmacy technician experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Computer skills for PC and AS400 Main frame preferred.
  • Must have a pharmacy technician license/certification as required by the Florida state board regualtions.
  • Must be available Mon - Fri between the hours of 5:30 pm - 2 am, alternating weekends and holidays (up to 40 hrs per week).




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