Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Technician:
Rx relief

Rx relief
Los Angeles California
Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Technician

As a Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Technician, you'll prepare and compound medications, review order lists and create daily workloads. You will also be responsible for matching compounded products against outgoing orders, while helping to maintain a clean and efficient lab environment.

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Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Job Specifics and Requirements:
  • Area: Must be able to work in the Los Angeles, CA area
  • Licensure Requirements: Must have valid, clear and active California Pharmacy Technician license - REQUIRED.
  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Years of Experience: 1-2 years of Non-Sterile Compounding OR Inpatient experience Highly Preferred
  • Schedule: Full-Time - Varies - Day, Afternoon, and/or Evening shifts
  • Length of Assignment: Temporary with high possibility of becoming Temporary to Permanent
  • Pay: $19-$21 - Depending on Experience
  • Setting: Specialty Compounding
  • Background/ Drug Requirements: Yes
  • Additional Health Screenings: Yes
Specialty Pharmacy Technician


Rx relief, offers the following benefits:
  • Health Insurance, with prescription coverage
  • Vision and Dental insurance
  • 401(k) and deferred compensation programs
  • Cafeteria plans
Specialty Pharmacy Technician

Job Requirements:

Specialty Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Job Responsibilities:
  • Review order list and create daily workload; match compounded products against outgoing orders.
  • Effectively use pharmacy computer system to create and review formula logs as well as print, labels, worksheets, and manage inventory.
  • Use proper compounding and labeling techniques, emphasizing pharmaceutical elegance when making medications.
  • Prepare medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments.
  • Follow proprietary formulations to compound commercially unavailable prescriptions into the appropriate dosage form.
  • Maintain product inventory by reordering materials/products necessary for compounding processes.
  • Ensure that the compounding lab and related equipment are cleaned and maintained according to policy
  • Routinely check for outdated or soon to expire chemicals, commercially available products and compounded products.
  • Select proper packaging for compounded products (bottle size, tube size, etc.).
  • Understand and locate Material Safety Data Sheet "MSDS" guidelines for maintaining safety and managing safety events.
  • Locate and demonstrate general knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures "SOP's".
  • Use proper garbing techniques in accordance with SOP guidelines.
  • Effectively prepare and organize all compounded products for pharmacist review.
  • Must have thorough understanding of USP 795/800 guidelines, medical terminology and pharmacy calculations.
  • Must have knowledge of basic principles, theories and laws, policies and procedures that pertain to compounding.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance Department to ensure product sterility, potency and absence of endotoxins.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, and be capable of wearing all protective wear as required by State Board of Pharmacy (mask, gloves, gown, hair net, safety goggles etc.).
About Rx relief

Rx relief is a specialty staffing company providing supplemental pharmacy professionals for all pharmacy practice settings. Voted Best of Staffing by both clients and talent, we provide a customized approach to your career needs as well as comprehensive benefits. Contact us to learn why everything we do is all about YOU!
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