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Pharmacy Technician Generalist

  • Location: King of Prussia, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-09-20
  • Job Ref: 21-18262
Assist in various pharmacy activities, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and other duties not requiring the review of a pharmacist. The majority of tasks and responsibilities are related to preparing, dispensing, and distributing compounded sterile products.
Sterile Products Pharmacy Technicians maintain high standard for the quality and controls of processes, components, and environments with the skill and knowledge of practices to prevent harm to patients due to 1. Microbial contamination, 2. Excessive bacterial endotoxins, 3. Variability in the intended strength of correct ingredients 4. Unintended chemical and physical contaminants, and 5. Ingredients of inappropriate quality in compounded sterile preparations (CSPs).
Since this is a temporary need, the primary focus is previous experience with medication dispensing cabinetry (Pyxis, Omnicell, etc.).
Other primary tasks may include labeling/staging of medication bins and equipment, and filling/restocking of medications.
Sterile product compounding experience is not required and compounding of sterile preparations will not be performed with this role.

Basic computer skills including use of Windows operating system and word processors.
Calculation skills