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Pharmacy Technician/ Certified Pharmacy Technician

Company: Spectraforce Technologies Inc
Location: Kerrville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician Sr.
Location: Kerrville, TX 78028
Duration: 02 months

Job Description:
The Senior Pharmacy Technician, under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist working within a licensed pharmacy, performs the technical, nonjudgmental aspects of medication preparation. With minimal supervision, responsible for record keeping and inventory control. Tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse or a registered pharmacist. Supports and adheres to the client's Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Specific state law may regulate that only licensed individuals perform compounding or mixing responsibilities. As a result, certain incumbents are prohibited from said tasks.

JOB DUTIES:
Prepare medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Checks all orders for completeness of information.
Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing.
Under a professional's supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents. Maintains indigent patient drug program as needed.
Counts controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets. Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs.
Cleans hood daily as stated in policy and procedures. Logs and dates all drugs that are being used.
Checks drugs monthly for outdates. Keeps accurate temperature logs. Keeps accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
Maintains proper control documentation of medications, including lot numbers and all other quality assurance activities.
Complete inventory control of medications. Orders supplies and medications. Receives and shelves medications. Ensures that standard drug supplies are in adequate supply in all departments.
Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Thorough understanding of department automation, data entry and report generation.
May provide direction/guidance to lower level Pharmacy Technician staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum five to seven years of experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills.
Oncology background preferred or extensive I.V. preparation experience.
I.V. certification preferred.
Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate or State Pharmacy Board requirement recommended.
Completion of an ASHP accredited program or community college-based program recommended

Job Requirements:
JOB DUTIES:
Prepare medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Checks all orders for completeness of information.
Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing.
Under a professional's supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents. Maintains indigent patient drug program as needed.
Counts controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets. Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs.
Cleans hood daily as stated in policy and procedures. Logs and dates all drugs that are being used.
Checks drugs monthly for outdates. Keeps accurate temperature logs. Keeps accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
Maintains proper control documentation of medications, including lot numbers and all other quality assurance activities.
Complete inventory control of medications. Orders supplies and medications. Receives and shelves medications. Ensures that standard drug supplies are in adequate supply in all departments.
Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Thorough understanding of department automation, data entry and report generation.
May provide direction/guidance to lower level Pharmacy Technician staff.

Keywords: Spectraforce Technologies Inc, San Antonio , Pharmacy Technician/ Certified Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Kerrville, Texas

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