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Urgent Need for a Pharmacy Technician in Albany, NY.

Pharmacy - Pharmacy Technician 14 days ago Albany, NY

We have a need for a Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Technician position in Albany, NY. This is a 13 week contract that could become a permanent placement for the right candidate.

M-F Day shift  9am to 5

Requirements
-2-3 years of experience in IV Admixture
-High School Diploma

Duties:
-Assists with the preparation of medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a physician.
-Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
-Under direct supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and
preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
-Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents.
-Assists in counting controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo
IVs.
-Assists in cleaning hoods daily checking drugs monthly for outdates and other quality assurance activities as assigned.
-Assists in keeping accurate temperature logs, accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
-Maintains proper control documentation of medications including lot numbers.
-Provide support with inventory control of medications. Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Basic data entry into department
automation. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
-Assist with required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department in general to minimize particle counts and
improve overall sanitation.

Please call Wendell Banks with RPh on the Go at 847-588-7178 or email me at [email protected] to apply.

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