Amerita Pharmacy Technician in Hudson, Massachusetts
Amerita, Inc. is a leading provider in home Infusion therapy. We are looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy team as we grow to be one of the top home infusion providers in the country. The Pharmacy Technician will report to the Pharmacy Manager and work in our City, State branch.
Amerita is an entrepreneurial-founded company and a wholly owned subsidiary of PharMerica. The home infusion market is positioned for rapid growth driven by the aging population, increase in chronic diseases, robust pipeline of infusible drugs coming to market, and an industry shift from hospital delivery settings to lower-cost, high-quality alternative providers such as Amerita.
As a core member of the Pharmacy team, you will be expected to prepare technical and clerical tasks associated with the preparation, labeling and dispensing of pharmaceuticals. Also, plays an integral role in the inventory and quality assurance activities. We will help you achieve your goals through continuous professional development and regular career progression discussions.
As a Pharmacy Technician, your responsibilities will be...
Coordinates and schedules the preparation of sterile admixtures and home medical equipment orders with the assistance of the Pharmacist.
Completes all calculations on product preparation and obtains validation from the Pharmacist before compounding/mixing.
Compounds sterile admixtures and non-admixtures, including but not limited to parenteral nutrition, antibiotics, chemotherapy, hydration and narcotic analgesics, using aseptic technique where state laws permit.
Prepares labels, prescriptions and compounding/mixing worksheets and completes and maintains product lot numbers, expiration dates and batch records.
Generates delivery/pick slips under the supervision of the Pharmacist. Picks and pulls supplies and home medical equipment.
Ensures compounding/clean room areas and related equipment are cleaned, sanitized and maintained in compliance with company policies and procedures and USP 797 and USP 800 standards. Documents all activities on the appropriate logs.
Obtains supply inventories from patients/clients and communicates information obtained to the Pharmacist as required.
Participates in branch management, department and intra-departmental meetings and quality improvement activities.
Adheres to all accreditation, OSHA, FDA, state, local and federal regulations and standards relevant to infusion pharmacy and home medical equipment.
Successful completion of an approved/accredited pharmacy technician training program; IV certification preferred
One to three (1-3) years of related pharmacy experience in a home care setting
At least one (1) year of aseptic preparation of infusion-related pharmaceuticals in a hospital or home infusion setting
General knowledge of drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use and aseptic techniques
Effective mathematical and communication skills required
Basic pharmacy knowledge of reading and interpreting prescriptions
Ability to work independently, accurately and efficiently
Valid driver’s license