IV Pharmacy Technician

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 04/23/2024 Category: Pharmacy Job Number: SHlaing500008

Job Description

Job Title: IV Pharmacy Technician

Pay: $17-$19 an hr | Bi-weekly

Job Type: Onsite in Charlotte, NC | Hours: 2nd Shift M-F Rotating Weekends 3pm – 1130pm

IV Pharmacy Technician Overview:

  • The IV Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. Pursuant to specific Board of Pharmacy defined technician tasks, which may include, accurately filling prescriptions, preparing Sterile Compounding medications, entering computer data, following standard procedures, and regulatory requirements.
     
    RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Clean and maintain Sterile Compounding room and QA as per USP 797 guidelines for a state law as directed by supervisor
  • Work 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 regulations
  • Knowledge of Long Term Care
  • Stage, Prep, and fill orders for residents at long-term care facilities and high-risk pregnant women
  • Compound Sterile Compounding orders in a Class 100 clean room as directed by Pharmacists, IV Supervisor, and/or Director of Pharmacy
  • Responsible for data entry
  • Assist pharmacist with calling long-term care facilities
  • Maintain, clean and account for pumps
  • File, answer phones, and stock areas in the IV department as appropriate and directed by supervisor
  • Work with Lead IV Technician to maintain a clean/safe work environment, check equipment for calibration, safety, and cleanliness
  • Replenish and maintain Emergency Drug Kits (EDK) provided to Long Term Care Facilities
  • Follow all applicable government regulations, including HIPAA
  • Communicate with Pharmacist, Supervisor, or Lead Technician about any concerns regarding USP 797 and Operations
  • Comply with departmental policies regarding safety, attendance, and dress code
  • Overtime, holidays, and weekends may be required and/or expected
  • Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary depending on business needs

IV Pharmacy Technician Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Pharmacy technician licenses/certifications required by state regulations and state of practice
  • Minimum 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, IVs, and filling prescriptions required
  • Order entry and insurance billing experience required
  • Data entry skills, analytical, ability to multi-task
  • Basic computer knowledge skills required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Able to work at a moderate speed
  • Able to work during inclement weather
  • Reliable
  • Good organization/Attention to detail
  • Problem solver
  • Able to physically perform light lifting
  • Must be able to work various shifts and days

IV Pharmacy Technician Benefits:

  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment and include health, optical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance.
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply OR submit your resume to:

Saw Hlaing | shlaing@alinestaffing.com | 412-790-5425

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