The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for compounding and preparing pharmaceuticals under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist In accordance with state and federal regulation, dispensing documents and established guidelines. Assists the pharmacist in the performance of other Pharmacy Department duties in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
Job Responsibilities: 1.Operates pharmacy systems and software in order to obtain patient and drug information, process prescriptions, and perform other necessary functions on the system in accordance with policies and regulations.
2.Complete all calculations on product preparations and obtain validation from the Pharmacist prior to compounding/mixing.
3.Prepare labels, prescription and compounding/mixing worksheets and complete and maintain product lot numbers and expiration dates and batch records.
4.Provide accurate and timely compounding and preparation of pharmaceuticals for patients and providers.
5.Prepares accurately, through the proper use of equipment and techniques, sterile and stable infusions.
6.Ensure compounding/clean room areas and related equipment are cleaned, sanitized and maintained in compliance with company policies and procedures.
7.Adhere to all accreditation, OSHA, FDA, state, local and federal regulations and standards relevant to infusion pharmacy.
8.Reports, immediately, prescription errors to the pharmacist on duty and adheres to Company policies and procedures in relation to pharmacy errors and the Quality Improvement Program.
9.Processes manual claims for third party program prescription services, and performs other clerical duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager.
10.Performs duties assigned by the Pharmacy Manager relation to inventory control such as ordering, unpacking, checking, and storing shipment of pharmaceuticals and supplies; processing claims for shortages/overages and damages in shipments, and returning outdated and overstocked merchandise.
11.Performs duties as assigned by Pharmacy Manager relating to preparing refills of unit dose prescriptions orders for institutions, when required.
12.Completes assignments and works on special projects as instructed by the Pharmacy Manager.
13. Must know USP 797 guidelines.
This list is not intended to be an all-encompassing list of duties. The intention of the aforementioned job description is to be used as a guide to assist in accomplishing company objectives, covering only primary functions and responsibilities.
Required Qualifications -Working knowledge of the healthcare industry, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use and aseptic techniques -HIPAA trained and /or the ability to work with and protect extremely confidential patient and employee information -One year experience of aseptic preparation of infusion related pharmaceuticals preferred -Prior IV admixture experience preferred
Educational Requirements High school diploma or equivalent
License and Certification Requirements -Current unrestricted state registration. Completes additional state registrations as requested. -Certified as a licensed technician through a certified national program and maintains continuing education requirements to keep license active is preferred. -IV Certification preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience
Internal Number: 1462
About Amber Pharmacy
As a specialty pharmacy, we help patients manage complex, chronic health conditions by assigning a care team to help navigate their clinical care, insurance, and plan for financial, administrative assistance. We employ an array of talent from the pharmacist, enrollment specialists, technicians, billings coordinators, and care coordinators, as well as employees who center on excellence employees who work with specific chronic conditions. Our employee's credentials range from licensed pharmacy to high school graduates seeking to help others. Our approach to serving patients, caregivers, and the medical staff allows patients to obtain their specialty medications and services from one source, resulting in greater patient adherence to their medication therapy, improved health, and a faster recovery! Amber Pharmacy was founded locally in Omaha, Nebraska, and is a rapidly growing business serving patients across the United States.
Amber Pharmacy/Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions is a growing company with a bright future. We have eighteen locations across the country, allowing us to ship to all 50 states. We Serve 500 hospitals, have 39 limited distribution drugs, and are growing and expand...ing our company.
Amber Pharmacy continues to hire talent because of our on-going new business growth and services. Our employees are among the best in the country, and we are proud they have chosen Amber Pharmacy for their careers. Our Customer Service Representatives are critical to our success. Our Call Center Teamwork with one another to assist patients, caregivers, and others in ensuring the patients' needs are met. It is why we exist.
Our interactions with patients, providers, and caregivers have been remote, and our strength in patient excellence occurs based on the substantial knowledge and communication skills of our staff. We ensure all customer service interactions via phone are complete, sensitive, and timely, so patients across the country feel the Amber/HPS experience.
As a Specialty Pharmacy, we help patients manage complex, chronic conditions by assigning a health care team – an insurance enrollment specialist, pharmacist, patient care coordinator, and billing coordinator – to develop an individualized plan for the patient's clinical care, insurance, and financial, administrative assistance. This comprehensive approach allows patients to obtain all their medications and services from one source, resulting in greater adherence to the prescribed therapy, improved health, and faster recovery. Customer Service Representatives work with patients on the phone. Amber Pharmacy provides the tools to help our patients.
Despite the seriousness of our patients' conditions, we take pride in offering our employees a workplace that they find challenging and rewarding as well as a fun place to work. Despite our social distancing and protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have only reinforced our commitment to our employees' experience. We seek a new and innovative way to engage a remote work-group and those whose talents are needed in our pharmacies. How we work maybe be different, but our respect and appreciation of our employees does not wane.
Because of our growth across the country, we need more talented people to join our team. We continue to promote employees to new challenging, and rewarding positions while hiring new people to be a part of our company.