Experienced Compounding Technician

Clarkson Pharmacy
Oct 18, 2016
Nov 15, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
New York City area based compounding pharmacy is seeking a motivated, professional individual to fill the role of pharmacy technician to compound as well as help in the retail pharmacy division in dispensing. The applicant would preferably have at least three years experience as a lead technician in a compounding pharmacy. A mature, professional individual is required to assume a position in the lab while working under the direction of the pharmacist-in-charge. More details are as follows:

General Definition
The purpose of the pharmacy technician is to assist the pharmacist-in-charge and staff pharmacists with the day-to-day activities in the pharmacy.

General Technician Responsibilities
• Help patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders;
• Enter prescription orders into the computer;
• Create and update patient's health and insurance information in the computer;
• Assist the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in the practice of pharmacy, in accordance with local, state, federal, and company regulations;
• Communicate with insurance carriers to obtain payment for prescription claims;
• At point of sale, verify that customer receives correct prescription(s);
• Assist the pharmacist with filling and labeling prescriptions;
• Prepare the pharmacy inventory;
• Screen telephone calls for the pharmacist;
• Communicate with prescribers and their agents to obtain refill authorization;
• Compound oral solutions, ointments, and creams;
• Prepackage bulk medications;
• Maintain an awareness of developments in the community and pharmaceutical fields that relate to job responsibilities and integrate them into practice;
• Assist other pharmacy technicians;
• Maintain knowledge of loss prevention techniques;
• Locating and pulling raw materials for batch use.
• Weighing Raw Materials in accordance to the Batch sheet & procedures.
• Compounding products in accordance to SOPs.
• Accurately maintaining all documentation.
• Housekeeping and Material Handling.
• Confirm in-house availability of raw materials for current and next runs. Seek and understand schedule and demand plans. Coordinate with upstream and downstream processes by working with others in receiving, shipping, material replenishment to ensure availability of materials. Category: Pharmaceutical , Keywords: Pharmacy Technician