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IV Pharmacy Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Sterile IV Compounding experience REQUIREDDescription:

  • Uses computer and relevant programs to access patient records to charge/credit patients for medications, and to verify patient's location.
  • Organizes and prioritizes phone calls and window traffic, and keeps the pharmacist informed.
  • Collects and organizes all pertinent information under the direction of the pharmacist.
  • Recognizes and prioritizes stat and emergency medication orders.
  • Appropriately uses and maintains all equipment ensuring it is clean and in working order.
  • Performs stock rotation, ordering, and maintaining appropriate stock levels.
  • Appropriately stores medications in their designated areas.
  • Compounds and/or prepackages oral suspensions, ointments/creams, unit dose oral syringes, inhalants, and tablets.
  • Accurately prepares patient-specific doses with correct medication, concentration/strength, and dose.
  • Labels patient medications properly and applies auxiliary labels when necessary.
  • Prepares medications for loading/refilling into automated dispensing devices, and to accurately place medications in the designated location.
  • Demonstrates ability to deliver patient-specific medications to the correct patient drawer, and remove expired medications from patient drawers appropriately.
  • Develops rapport with patient care units by being highly visible and available to serve their needs and address concerns as they arise.
  • Accurately uses aseptic technique when preparing sterile preparations. Accurately prepares and compounds medications including IV fluids, parenteral nutrition, medicated drips, and sterile syringes. Accurately compounds bulk sterile stock solutions and assigns proper expiration dates based on hospital policy.
  • Appropriately prepares medication orders, compounds stock solutions, and sort's products and doses using IV pharmacy workflow technology. Construct TPN compounder and utilize compounder to fill TPN and bulk fluid orders efficiently. Ensures equipment is clean, and maintained in working order.
  • Responsible for properly cleaning IV room laminar flow hoods in accordance with regulations and manufacturer guidelines (USP 797).
  • Restock IV clean room when supplies are low, and at the end of shift. Reviews stock for outdated medications.Skills:IV Compounding, Compounding, Pediatrics, Sterile IV Compounding, Non Sterile CompoundingAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
    • Pediatric experience is a plus
    • Sterile IV compounding experience REQUIRED
    • State Certification as a Pharmacy Technician REQUIRED
    • Previous experience in a hospital setting REQUIREDWork Environment:8 hour shifts are rotating (days/weekends/evenings)- Morning starts between 5:30-8:30am - Afternoon starts between 1:00-3:30pm About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Norfolk , IV Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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