The home of exceptional care and exciting careers: Option Care. Delivering high-quality, cost-effective home infusion services through trusted partnerships spanning the healthcare system, Option Care creates outcomes that make a positive difference in the lives of countless people. At the same time, we make a real difference in the careers of our team members by offering work that is truly rewarding, opportunities to advance, and competitive compensation. We invite you to join us as we live our values of compassionate care, quality results and engaged teams to fulfill our vision of being Passionate People, Partnering in Health to Deliver Extraordinary Care! Here is your opportunity to find a fulfilling new home for your career.
Compounding Technician Full-Time Opportunity 1st and 2nd Shifts Available Louisville, KY
A Compounding Technician assists the pharmacist with providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to Option Care patients in accordance with the policies and procedures of Option Care, the state's professional standards, and other regulatory entities. The Compounding Technician works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, working in the clean room and compounding medication no less than 80% of their day. A compounding Technician is experienced in all aspects of medication compounding and plays a significant role in the coordination of patient services.
Job Responsibilities Include:
• Assists the pharmacist with the preparation and dispensing of medications and supplies using appropriate techniques and following Option Care policies and procedures. Accurately calibrates equipment. Assists with recording and maintaining pharmacy temperature and cleaning logs. Ensures that all pharmacy surfaces, laminar flow hoods and clean room are cleaned per Option Care policy. • Understands and can perform basic pharmaceutical calculations in order to obtain correct doses of medications • Prepares medications under the supervision of a pharmacist so they are accurately compounded. Ensures that a licensed pharmacist properly checks all compounding and packing. Adheres to appropriate safety and quality assurance practices. Complies with state and federal laws • Speaks knowledgeably of the scope of services that are available through Option Care. Understands basic drug terminology and therapies/services provided. Understands other areas of Option Care and what scope of service the company has to offer • Maintains confidentiality of patient and proprietary information. Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the confidentiality of patient and proprietary Option Care information. Understands and complies with HIPPA • Participates in the process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication-related incidents and equipment error and/or failures • Assists with the training and supervision of new pharmacy technicians. • In all activities, complies with accreditation, legal, regulatory, and safety requirements • Participates in on-call responsibilities of the pharmacy department if required • Completes all duties as assigned by manager or Pharmacist in Charge • May work on advanced projects and committees, participate in performance improvement, complete and monitor quality control, assist the purchasing coordinator and coordinate and prioritize compounding room scheduling
Basic Education and/or Experience Required:
• High School diploma or equivalent • State certification, registration or licensure if required by state • Understands and can perform basic pharmaceutical calculations in order to obtain correct doses of medications • At least 2 years of experience in hospital or home infusion • At least 2 years of experience in sterile compounding
Basic Qualifications & Interests (BQIs):
• Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction • Basic Internet Explorer skills to include opening a browser, typing in URLs in the correct location, using a search engine, bookmarking a site, navigating using back/forward/stop buttons, and filling out forms online • Basic email skills, internet explorer (sending, receiving, and organizing communications) • Ability to lift a 50 lbs box from the floor to assist in stocking meds
Preferred Qualifications & Interests:
• Current national certification • Current Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) Certification
Take this opportunity to make the most of your abilities, and help others live better lives.