ProSciento, Inc.

Pharmacy Technician

US-CA-San Diego
1 day ago(1/16/2018 10:56 AM)

Overview

Summary: This position is responsible for performing pharmaceutical related functions in compliance with state and federal regulations, protocol specific requirements, and the Company’s values, policies, and procedures under the direction of the Pharmaceutical Services Supervisor.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned at the company’s sole discretion.

 

  • Receive, label, store, organize, and return/destroy study medications for clinical trials.
  • Prepare and update all drug inventory logs and ensure logs are current with all clinical trial drug preparation schedules.
  • Assist with the preparation, labeling, dispensing, and recording of study drugs.
  • Assists with the ordering, organizing, and inventory of concomitant medications.
  • Serve as an unblinded staff member to meet the requirements of specific protocols.
  • Work with all staff and departments in a collaborative effort to provide quality pharmaceutical services in a timely fashion.
  • Help train staff and/or other team members to assist with study drug preparation and verification as needed.
  • Work in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions (WIs).

Qualifications

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One year of experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital, research, or community pharmacy setting using sterile IV prep technique and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

Understanding and experience with sterile technique. Ability to respect subject confidentiality and blinding procedures. Understanding of medical terminology and calculations. Demonstrates a strong attention to detail with superior organizational skills. Under general supervision, exercises judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, and techniques. Ability to self-monitor progress and complete assigned tasks independently. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as an effective team member and with cross-functional groups.

 

Certificates and Licenses:  

Nationally or state licensed and/or certified pharmacy technician or equivalent.

 

Language Ability:

Must be proficient in English in both verbal and written skills. Able to communicate effectively to employees and management. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, WIs, SOP’s, medical terminology and procedure manuals.

 

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Understanding of basic pharmaceutical calculations.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent computer skills with working knowledge and proficiency in the current Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The hours, shifts, or days worked may vary depending on the requirements of the protocols being conducted.

 

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here 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.

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

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