This position provides technical support and works under direct supervision of a Pharmacist. Ensures that a licensed pharmacist properly checks all packing of products prior to product leaving the pharmacy. The technician is responsible for accurate production of sterile and non-sterile compounded medications, insuring productions and work environments are clean, records are accurate, inventory is stocked, batch production proceeds according to standard operating procedure(s), and on-demand production is prioritized and completed according to specifications with accuracy and attention to detail. Additional responsibilities include: inventory maintenance of controlled and non-controlled medications, inventory discrepancy reconciliation, pharmacy computer system order entry, workflow and compliance audits, supply and medication ordering, utilization of pharmacy-related technology, and performing other duties as assigned. This person is responsible to have knowledge of and perform responsibilities in accordance with rules established by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, cGMP, FDA, applicable chapters of the United States Pharmacopeia, and/or other regulatory or advisory bodies deemed to be applicable to sterile and non-sterile compounding and pharmacy operations
High School Diploma
Knowledge of common pharmaceutical compounding equipment, technology, and practices. Experience with aseptic technique, IV admixture. Familiarity with medical and scientific terms/nomenclature. Ability to perform basic pharmaceutical mathematics calculations. Compounded pharmaceuticals database reference knowledge
Oregon State Board of Pharmacy Technician license
Repetitive use of hands and fingers, e.g. dexterity to operate and manipulate office and compounding equipment as required.
May sit, walk, or stand up to 7 hours per regular shift
Ability to work extended hours as needed.
Normal range of hearing and vision to perform work and communicate
Stooping or kneeling, i.e. to access lower shelves/drawers, picking up items from floor, etc.
Lifting and carrying light loads up to 50 pounds, reaching above shelves
2 years experience in a compounding institution, compounding community pharmacy, or hospital/IV/clean room experience
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