IV Pharmacy Technician

Charlotte, NC

Posted: 06/03/2024 Category: Pharmacy Job Number: SHlaing5000000000

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.

  • 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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