IV Technician I is under supervision of a Registered Pharmacist and pursuant to specific Board of Pharmacy defined technician tasks, which may include, accurately filling prescriptions, preparing Sterile Compounding medications, and entering computer data, following standard procedures and regulatory requirements.Reporting Relationship Pharmacist in Charge Duties and responsibilities Responsible for cleaning and maintaining Sterile Compounding room and QA as per USP 797 guidelines for a high-risk pharmacy and state law as directed by supervisor.Fills prescriptions and prepares Sterile Compounding according to company standards of quality, customer service, productivity guidelines and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.Responsible for staging, preparing, filling orders for residents at long term care facilities.Responsible for compounding Sterile Compounding orders and syringes in a Class 100 clean room Responsible for data entry and to assist pharmacist with calling nursing home for refill orders.Responsible for maintaining, cleaning and accountability of pumps.Responsible for filing, answering phones, and stocking areas in the IV department as appropriate and as directed by supervisor.Works with Lead IV Technician in maintaining a clean/safe work environment, checking equipment for calibration, safety, and cleanliness.Responsible for replenishment and maintenance of Emergency Drug Kits (EDK) provided to Long Term Care Facilities Responsible for communicating with Pharmacist or Supervisor, or Lead Technician with any concerns regarding USP 797 and Operations.Responsible for shipping and tracking packages.Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company?s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.Performs other tasks as assigned.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent required Minimum 2 years? experience in IV sterile compounding using aseptic technique Knowledge of garbing and cleaning ISO 7 clean rooms according to USP 797. Knowledge of Long-Term Care medications.Excellent oral and written communication skills required Data entry skills Knowledge in drug compounding calculation Pharmacy Technician licenses/certifications by state regulations of state of CA required Flexible schedule required Physical requirements In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently able individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.Must be able to lift, move and carry up to 20 lbs.Required to stand for long period of time.
- Knowledge of IV sterile compounding using aseptic technique
- Knowledge of garbing and cleaning ISO 7 clean rooms according to USP 797
- Knowledge of Long-Term Care medications.
- Knowledge of Drug Compounding Calculation
- IV certification is preferred not required