Pharmacy Technician

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Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Industry
Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical (Healthcare Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Salary
US$ 15.20 - US$ 16.20 per hour
Ref. Number
S_34812
Contact
Moto Gladys Igahara, Spherion
Phone
608-274-6000
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Job Description

Our East Side, Pharmacy client is looking for two Pharmacy Technicians to assist with performing fulfillment & dispensing and compound preparations.

Responsibilities:
- Duties are rotational and include customer service via telephone regarding prescription services, interpretation and data entry of hand written prescriptions, as well as filling prescriptions under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
- Process incoming requests in a timely manner; when in the pre-lab triage telephone/window inquiries, print compound recipes for lab, and audit records as necessary.
- Compound variety of non-sterile medications including oral solutions, capsules, transdermal, ointments, and creams. Preparation includes recipe calculations, reading directions, weighing out components and physically combining them into the above dosage forms. Accurately select, weigh, and measure chemicals, stock solutions, diluents, or flavorings.
- Accurately record lot number and expiration dates of medications used, and include quality assurance documentation as required. Maintain work load records, recipe logging, and record quality assurance data as directed.
- Perform and record preventative maintenance and quality assurance as directed. Keep all laboratory works areas neat, clean, stocked, and organized.
- Assist pharmacist in maintaining laboratory workflow and optimal turnaround time.
- Accurately create medication labels as needed for stocks, flavors, and transfers.
- Order and maintain appropriate inventory levels.

Working hours: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Skills:
- Must be a self-starter with excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to multitask.
- Must have strong math and computer skill. Must be a team player with ability to be flexible with business demands.
- Ability to work with letters, numbers and colors (compound names, strengths, calculations and color coding system).
- Must be organized and be able to work in a fast paced environment

Education:
High School

Experience:
0-1 years

Qualifications:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- 2-4 years experience in a high volume pharmacy setting preferred.
- Must hold current certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (CPhT) within 90 days of employment.


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