Regional Pharmacy Technician - Compounding - $1500 New Hire Bonus
Location: Amherst, New York
Internal Number: 1866231BR_18266930
Job Description *This position includes a $1500 retention bonus for external new hires. You will receive a portion after 3 months of employment and the remainder after 12 months of employment.*
This position can be based in any of the cities in the NE Region, including: Maspeth, NY; Norwood, MA; Columbia, MD; Falmouth, ME; Chantilly, VA; Totowa, NJ; Albany, NY; Syracuse, NY; Amherst, NY; Wallingford, CT; Richmond, VA
Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, The Pharmacy Compound Technician Regional performs all of the duties as Pharmacy Compound Technician I II, and III, including: preparation and packaging of medication and supplies for shipment to patients, performing record keeping functions, assisting in various inventory control processes, and workflow/inventory management. Additionally, The Pharmacy Compound Tech Regional is responsible for higher level leadership responsibilities including: assisting in following up on escalated issues assigned by leadership, assisting in directing tech team and workflow, and training/mentoring new employees and the tech teams as needed. This position requires traveling approximately 4 to 5 days per week to the pharmacies throughout the region.
Required Qualifications Active state Pharmacy Technician license required Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills Certification: National Pharmacy Technician Certification. Adherence to: - Regular Predictable Attendance Advanced Knowledge of: - Medical Terminology utilized in a pharmacy - Drug names and pharmacology knowledge - Understanding of Pharmacy law - USP 797 Sterile Compounding Rules/Regulations - USP 800 Hazardous Compounding Rules/Regulations (if applicable) Skills In: - Demonstrated Verbal and written communication - Basic Math and Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) - Preparation and compounding of all sterile products - Proper documentation of inventory management, compound logs, and clean room testing - Soft skills in a supervisory related role - Knowledge of various drug delivery systems (elastomeric infusors, cassettes, bags for gravity infusion, etc) Ability To: - Multi-task in a fast-paced environment - Work Independently and within the clinical team to fill and ship accurate and timely orders - Effectively train and mentor new and existing tech team members - Troubleshoot and escalate issues to leadership in a timely manner - Travel within and out of state 4 to 5 days per week Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below 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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Constant standing and walking for duration of shift (8-10 hours) - Constant and repeated lifting of 5-10 pounds for duration of shift - Constant talking and hearing - Constant use of hands to finger, handle or feel objects with the ability to reach with hands and arms - Required to wear protective clothing/equipment for duration of shift - Cosmetics, perfume, jewelry strictly prohibited for duration of shift - Specific vision abilities to include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus - Occasional sitting, kneeling and stooping - Occasional lifting up to 30-50 pounds during shift Work Environment: The work environment characteristics listed below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Regular exposure to departmental machinery and moving machinery (eg. conveyor belts). - Regular exposure to moderate noise levels. - Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. - Potential exposure to fumes or airborne particles
COVID Requirements CVS Health requires its Colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.
Preferred Qualifications -Three to five years of IV compounding technician experience Knowledge of: - Medical Terminology utilized in a pharmacy - Drug names and basic pharmacology knowledge - Basic understanding of Pharmacy law Skills in: - Customer Service and experience in home health and/or the healthcare industry - Supervisor role experience Preferred - Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT)
Education High School Diploma or General Equivalent Development (GED) required National Pharmacy Technician Certification required Active State Pharmacy Technician License required Associates Degree (Pharmacy Technology AAS) preferred
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