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IV Pharmacy Technician Infusion Therapy Rapid City Full Time

Rapid City, SD Full time 20_13052

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Job Category

Clinical Care

Department

Home Plus RC Home Infusion Pharmacy

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

The IV Pharmacy Technician is responsible for maintaining and complying with USP 797 and USP 800 standards regarding sterile compounding, hazardous compounding, cleaning, garbing, testing, and training of new technicians on proper procedure. Directing all aspects of sterile compounding under pharmacist supervision, monitoring competency of all compounding staff, and regularly working in the sterile compounding environment is required.

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for monitoring and/or cleaning the sterile compounding area.
  • Responsible for ensuring competency of all aspects of staff (both technicians and pharmacists) performing sterile compounding including, but not limited to cleaning, garbing, testing, training and proper compounding procedure.
  • Works collaboratively with pharmacists to ensure compliance of USP 797 and USP 800 standards.
  • Is able to properly utilize all equipment and acts as a resource for equipment upgrades or changes.
  • Maintain and monitor proper documentation of compounding, cleaning, testing, and certification of equipment and compounding areas.
  • Communicates appropriately with all department members.
  • Acts as a leader to enforce proper procedure.
  • All other duties as assigned.

         Additional Essential Functions in Hospital Environment

  • Must perform all essential functions of a Tech-Check-Tech technician and maintain TCT status in applicable areas.
  • Creates and sends an order to the wholesaler and receives and restocks such order, as applicable to site.  Monitors medication inventory to assure appropriate levels are maintained.

         Additional Essential Functions in Home+ Environment

  • Complete training and follow procedures for checking the work of another technician in providing IV supplies to patients and/or facilities.
  • Function as a backup to the Pharmacy Specialist when needed.
  • Take lead role in QAPI projects pertaining to the medication and compounding area.
  • Responsible for medication and supply inventory management.

Additional Requirements

Required

Certifications - Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Work Experience - 3+ years of Sterile Processing Experience; 3+ years of Pharmaceutical Experience; 1+ years of Quality Assurance/Improvement Experience

Preferred

Education - Associates in Health Related Field or Bachelors in Health Related Field

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

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