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Specialty/Infusion Pharmacy Technician

Amber Pharmacy Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description:
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. This position is based out of our Phoenix, AZ pharmacy.


Primary 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 

9. Company policies and procedures in relation to pharmacy errors and the Quality Improvement Program.

10. Processes manual claims for third party program prescription services, and performs other clerical duties as assigned by the Pharmacy Manager.

11. 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of pharmaceuticals and supplies; processing claims for shortages/overages and damages in shipments, and returning outdated and overstocked merchandise. 

12. Handles telephone calls that do not require personal attention of the pharmacist. 

13. Performs duties as assigned by Pharmacy Manager relating to preparing refills of unit dose prescriptions orders for institutions, when required. 

14. Maintains knowledge of Company loss prevention techniques. 

15. Completes assignments and works on special projects as instructed by the Pharmacy Manager.


Required Qualifications:

  • 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

Licensure 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. 
  • Certification upon hire or within state specific guidelines. 
  • IV Certification preferred

Benefits:

Paid Parental Leave ? Hy-Vee Grocery Discount ? 401(k) –vesting in 30 days ? Paid Time Off ? Paid Holidays ? Hy-Vee Employee grocery discount ? Flexible work options ? Casual dress ? Training and Development for Career Growth

We are an equal opportunity employer and value the diversity all employees bring to the workplace, such as race, color, religion, national origin, sex (pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender orientation, age, genetic information, or disability). In addition, we appreciate the richness diversity brings to our patients and our organization.

About Amber Specialty Pharmacy.

Amber Specialty Pharmacy, a Hy-Vee, Inc. subsidiary, is a pioneer and leader in the specialty pharmacy industry with more than 23 years of experience providing specialized care for persons with chronic, complex medical conditions. Amber Specialty Pharmacy has built an exceptional reputation by providing personalized support and quality clinical care to patients and families. This comprehensive care approach supports the medical, emotional, financial, and administrative needs of patients throughout the United States. Amber Specialty Pharmacy is accredited by the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). The Amber Specialty Pharmacy headquarters is located in Omaha, Nebraska, with an additional 20 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Amber Specialty Pharmacy was named the 2020 Specialty Pharmacy of the Year by the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Date Closes July 22, 2022
Located In Phoenix, AZ
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 31-9095.00 Pharmacy Aides
Zipcode 85016
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