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Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy

Company: AIS Healthcare
Location: Ridgeland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

AIS Healthcare is the leading provider of Targeted Drug Delivery (TDD) and Infusion Care. With our diverse culture, and our values around Innovation, Stewardship, and Unity, we are committed to Advancing Quality, and Improving Lives. We are dedicated to doing more for our patients by providing quality products and services that enhance the entire care experience.This position is responsible for quality assurance checks of the final end product. This includes the visual inspection of the final compounded product, filter integrity testing of filters, and daily operation and maintenance of the Filter Integrity Test equipment and ThermoFisher Scientific DXR2 SmartRaman Spectrometer. In this position you will work closely with other team members to cover all tasks associated with quality checks of final compounded product and will share responsibilities of daily and weekly cleaning of work area, performing all related work with the devices including but not limited to: daily qualification, monthly calibration and alignment, and hardware/software troubleshooting. This position is also responsible for performing all Raman retesting of prescriptions that were rejected due to Raman failure, logging the results of the retest, and performing any additional follow up responses necessary on these prescriptions. Additionally, this position will work closely with the Quality team to assist in all development and qualification work for new Raman medications and concentrations.The schedule: 9:30a- 6:00p, Monday through Friday.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent is required
    • Registration with the State Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of hire is required
      • Completion of pharmacy technician training and certified through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Pharmacy Technician Association, preferred, with certification to be completed within twelve months of employment
        • Laboratory or healthcare experience or equivalent combination of education and experienceESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Recognizes patients' rights and responsibilities and supports them in the performance of job duties; respects patient's rights to privacy and confidentiality.
            • Processes patient specific orders from the physician.
              • Completes the order entry process for all prescriptions sent in to the pharmacy.
                • Verifies that the pharmacist pulls the correct drug and the correct amount of drug based on the compounding record.
                  • Ensures pharmacists have all supplies needed for compounding.
                    • Confirms what the pharmacist has in the syringe and assists with any inaccuracies.
                      • Cleans the clean room and other areas of the pharmacy based on pharmacy policies and procedures to ensure the facility is USP compliant.
                        • Communicates with pharmacists throughout the compounding process to ensure orders are correct.
                          • Reworks order if an inaccuracy is detected and helps conduct a root cause analysis to determine how the mistake was made to ensure it does not happen again.
                            • Maintains "staging" area to set up drug and supply orders for preparation by staff in the clean room.
                              • Obtains, interprets, and evaluates all physician medication orders.
                                • Verifies accuracy of dispensing, medical, and laboratory data.
                                  • Performs bubble point integrity test according to pharmacy policy and procedures.
                                    • Garb (dress) into appropriate and distinctive clean room attire before entering the compounding area. This includes a full coverall with integrated hood, goggles, gloves, shoe covers, and a face mask in an effort to obtain 100% skin coverage.
                                      • Operates electric or manual pallet jack to move product and pallets throughout the facility's shipping/receiving area.
                                        • Participates in initial training and competencies as well as ongoing training associated with the performance of job duties.
                                          • Accurately maintains all legally required records.
                                            • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
                                              • Assists the supervisor in training of new staff and provides appropriate feedback as necessary.
                                                • Maintains department facilities, equipment, and materials in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort, and safety of patients and staff.
                                                  • Follows and assists in inventory control procedures.
                                                    • Completes paperwork and computer related duties.
                                                      • Shares knowledge gained with other staff members and works as a team member.
                                                        • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner.
                                                          • Performs other job related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
                                                            • Must pass all pharmacy and sterile compounding competencies within the first 90 days of employment.
                                                              • Must be able to fully comply with garbing requirements outlined in the essential duties and responsibilities section as well as in company policies and procedures for extended periods of time.
                                                                • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in the workplace.
                                                                  • Demonstrate extreme attention to detail and accuracy.
                                                                    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
                                                                      • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
                                                                        • Good personal hygiene.
                                                                          • Must follow all personnel hygiene and gowning requirements as outlined in USP .
                                                                            • Basic computer proficiency.
                                                                              • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft applications.Steps to Apply:
                                                                                • Complete the required Culture Index Candidate Assessment (Directions to follow below in this job posting, so please read in its entirety). *** No application will be considered if the applicant does not follow instructions and complete the assessment as part of the application process.Culture Index Candidate AssessmentWhy does AIS utilize the Culture Index Assessment?We recognize how important our employees are to the success of our company. Our company continues to thrive due to a culture of teamwork and our ability to match potential hires with positions that best utilize their natural traits and skillsets. AIS utilizes the Culture Index Candidate Assessment surveys to help us select the best match for our positions.How can I complete the assessment?Copy and paste the following link into your browser and press enter. Then, select the corresponding position for which you are applying. (Only one assessment per candidate is required.) The assessment is brief, taking less than ten minutes to complete.portal.cultureindex.com/public/survey/general/0BFB8F0000AIS HealthCare--- is the leading provider of advanced sterile, patient-specific intrathecal pump medications and in-home intravenous infusion, including immune globulin therapies. These services, combines with your advanced nursing and care coordination solutions, assist physicians and hospitals in delivering a superior level of care for optimal therapeutic outcomes.We offer a wonderful work culture, looking for an impact player who is positive, earnest and hardworking. For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.aiscaregroup.com

Keywords: AIS Healthcare, Jackson , Pharmacy Technician - Specialty Pharmacy, Healthcare , Ridgeland, Mississippi

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