UnitedHealth Group
Compounding Pharmacy Technician - Farmingdale, NY
At a glance
Location: US-NY-Farmingdale Map
Posted: 08/23/2019
Closing: 09/22/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
UnitedHealth Group
Job description
The Compounding Pharmacy Technician works under the supervision and direction of a licensed pharmacist. In this position you are responsible for making compounded sterile preparations following standard operating procedures set forth by current good manufacturing practices. You will also be responsible for maintaining the compounding suite, and appropriately documenting throughout the process.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Consistent with meeting established productivity, schedule adherence, and quality standards while maintaining a good attendance record
  • Compound IV Medications in a clean room environment
  • Use USP797 guidelines for sterile compounding
  • Compound both acute and specialty medications
  • Maintain pharmacy clean room in a clean, organized manner according to SOPs
  • Responsible for clean room environment and daily / weekly / monthly cleaning of room and equipment according to SOPs
  • Pharmacy technician with an eye for detail and strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand variable compounding modalities and to work independently but understand the need to consult with the pharmacist if questions arise
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others
  • May need to assist with other areas of the pharmacy

Required Qualifications: 
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system application
  • 1+ year of previous IV Compounding experience
  • Ability to work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 9 am - 6 pm, including the flexibility to work overtime as needed by the business. Employees work rotating shifts and rotating weekends.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Home infusion experience
  • 2+ years of Pharm Tech Experience
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
  • Frequent standing, lifting, sorting of paperwork, use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse, handling other objects, requires attention to detail
  • Position requires long periods of standing and lifting up to 15 pounds
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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Compounding Pharmacy Technician - Farmingdale, NY