The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Pharmacy Technician in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Reference #: 1006091 SHIFT:Day (United States of America)
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A Brief Overview The Specialty Pharmacy Technician is responsible for compounding and preparing pharmaceuticals for specialty pharmacy and ambulatory patients under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist and in accordance with dispensing standard operating procedures and established guidelines. The individual is responsible to maintain the pharmacy and designated areas per CHOP policy and procedure and all regulatory and accrediting agency guidelines.
What you will do
Responsible to provide accurate and timely compounding and preparation of pharmaceuticals for patients with specialty medication needs. Prepares new and refill prescriptions accurately, through the proper use of equipment and techniques, based on CHOP Policy for prescription entry and dispensing. Responsible to complete all pharmaceutical compounding/preparation and Quality Control documentation timely and in compliance with CHOP Policy and all regulatory guidelines. Monitors required areas for outdates, cleanliness, organization, and drug/supply stock levels. Maintains, purchases and organizes inventory supply in a manner which minimizes inventory storage cost, wastage, and stock-outs. Ensures inventory is rotated properly, stored in appropriate conditions and location with 100% accuracy. Prepares medication in a manner that minimizes cost due to wastage. Provides customer service when answering incoming patient calls, communicating with patients on urgent requests, and communicating with medical/nursing staff to obtain key information needed. Assists with coordinating and scheduling the prescription delivery process. Participates in departmental process improvement initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned by Specialty Pharmacy Management.
Education Qualifications High School Diploma / GED - Required Technical Diploma Pharmacy Technician - Preferred Associate's Degree - Preferred Bachelor's Degree - Preferred
Skills and Abilities Basic computer skills including use of Windows operating system and word processors. Calculation skills
To carry out its mission, CHOP is committed to supporting the health of our patients, families, workforce, and global community. As a condition of employment, CHOP employees who work in patient care buildings or who have patient facing responsibilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive an annual influenza vaccine.
Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons. Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.
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