Pharmacy Technician (Certified)

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: 07/15/2024
  • Location: Indianapolis, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH444196_1720621409
  • Contact Email: mnellas@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com
Title: Pharmacy Technician
Location: Indianapolis, IN 46250
Start date: 07/15/2024 (Contract)
Possible Temp to hire
Need one for 8 - 5 pm shift and one for 10 pm - 7 am shift.
Must be licensed in the State of IN
Will need one person to work 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and one to work 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Must be able to work weekends.
Will be doing pre-pack to begin with and job duties will expand once they are hired.

Job Description:
Assists with drug preparation and dispensing under the direct supervision of a pharmacist in accordance with state pharmacy regulations. Performs at least one higher level pharmacy technician responsibility in addition to filling prescriptions, such as Control Room, MTS (pre-pack machines), inventory control (purchasing), data entry, IVs, and servicing facility-based medication dispensing machines).

Responsibilities:
* Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery, meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy.
* Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
* Participates in the pharmacy's periodic inventory.
* May check-in drugs and supplies, stock shelves, and remove out-of-date items from the inventory.
* Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders, and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding.
* Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner.
* May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
* Assists in the training of new employees.
* Also performs at least one of the following:
* Works predominantly in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room.
* Works predominantly with the MTS (or other brand) automated machine to prepack drugs.
* Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identifying expired medications,
managing the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand.
* Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry).
* Mixes/packages IV medications, and sanitizes IV room, equipment, and hood.
* Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow).
* Performs other tasks as assigned.
* 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.
* 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.

Education/Learning Experience:
Required: HS diploma or equivalent