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Compounding Pharmacy Technician II

Option Care Health

This is a Full-time position in Nashville, TN posted October 15, 2021.

Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.

With the nation’s largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.

Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.

At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being extraordinary is supporting and building  a workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. 
Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements:

As a leading healthcare provider, we have an undeniable responsibility to protect the health and safety of our patients, customers and team members.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required as a condition of employment for patient and customer-facing team members as well as all Director level and above leadership roles. Please note we will consider exceptions to this requirement for those who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical condition or strongly held religious beliefs. Upon hire, new team members will have 42 DAYS from their start date to be fully vaccinated or receive approved exemption.

Please work with your Talent Acquisition representative to determine if this position falls into one of those categories.

Job Description Summary:

A Compounding Technician II assists the pharmacist with providing safe and appropriate pharmacy services to Option Care Health’s patients in accordance with the policies and procedures of Option Care Health, the state’s professional standards, and other regulatory entities. The Compounding Technician II works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, working in the clean room and compounding medication no less than 50% of their day or work week. A compounding Technician II is experienced in all aspects of medication compounding and plays a significant role in the coordination of patient services.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)

  • 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 Health 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 Health. Understands basic drug terminology and therapies/services provided. Understands other areas of Option Care Health 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 Health information.  Understands and complies with HIPAA.
  • Participates in the process for assessing, managing, and reporting medication-related incidents and equipment error and/or failures.
  • Might 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.
  • Documents within the event reporting system.
  • Completes all duties as assigned by manager or Pharmacist in Charge.
  • Works on advanced projects and committees, participates in performance improvement, completes and monitors quality control, assist with purchasing, and coordinating and prioritizing compounding room scheduling.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?  NO

(i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)

Basic Education and/or Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have current Pharmacy Technician license or registration if required by state.
  • 3 years Pharmacy Technician experience
  • PTCB CPhT certification
  • PTCB Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) Certification

Basic Qualifications & Interests

  • 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

Travel Requirements (if required)

  •  Willing to travel up to 5 % of the time for business purposes (within state).

Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQI’s)

  • Additional certifications applicable to job duties

Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.