Pharmacy Technician - PRN
Shepherd Center

Atlanta, Georgia

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Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions.

Join us in our mission to help people with a temporary or permanent disability, rebuild their lives with hope, independence and dignity, advocating for their full inclusion in all aspects of community life.

At Shepherd Center, you'll discover a diverse and inclusive environment, enlightened leadership, a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect. If you are seeking career advancement, continuing education opportunities coupled with a welcoming and fun workplace, competitive compensation and employment benefits, visit our careers page to explore current openings.

The pharmacy technician works closely with the lead technician, pharmacist, buyer, manager, and director for daily operations in the inpatient pharmacy and hospital. (S)he should be able to perform daily pharmacy functions independently once trained. (S)he must be competent with USP 795, 797, & 800 guidelines to compound medications. Technician must have a minimum of one year IV compounding experience and be CPhT certified.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use USP Chapters 795, 797, & 800 guidelines to compound drugs.
  • Deliver drugs to clinics and nursing units.
  • Complete all annual competencies and biannual aseptic tests.
  • Refill and troubleshoot Pyxis ES MedStations daily.
  • Receive and stock wholesale drug orders daily.
  • Restock crash carts and transfer kits monthly.
  • Complete monthly floor inspections.
  • Unit dose packaging.
  • Assist with the training of newly hired pharmacy technicians and interns.
  • Clean IV room suite on a daily and monthly basis.
  • Complete projects as requested by Pharmacy leadership.
  • Restock pharmacy drugs and supplies from storage room.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
REQUIRED MINIMUM CERTIFICATION
  • PTCB Certification (CPhT)
  • Registered with the State of Georgia
REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in hospital pharmacy
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience compounding in IV Room
REQUIRED MINIMUM SKILLS
  • 1 year IV hospital experience.
  • 1 year of Pyxis/Omnicell knowledge.
  • 1 year of compounding nonsterile products.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience in using the following software/hardware is preferred:
  • Pyxis MedStation ES, C-2 Safe, and/or PaRx
  • Simplifi 797 SoleSource
  • Epic
  • Euclid Dry and Wet Cadet unit dosing machine
  • MILT Unit Dose Packaging software Workday
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Requires dexterity typing and fine manipulation with syringes and equipment.
  • Requires lifting, pushing, carrying, or moving objects up to 40 pounds in weight.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Low potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
  • Possible though unlikely exposure to drugs through powders, liquids, or aerosols.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


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