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Pharmacy Compounding Tech

  • MultiCare Health System
  • Gig Harbor, WA, United States
  • May 12, 2019

Job Description

Pharmacy Compounding Tech
Job Number: 68842
Location: Gig Harbor, WA

Job Category: Pharmacy
Employment Type: On-Call/Per-Diem
MultiCare Entity: MultiCare Health System
FTE: 0.001
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Pharmacy Retail Gig Harbor
Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: Variable

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Position Summary:
The Pharmacy Technician - Compounding Specialist assists in performing manipulative and non-discretionary functions associated with the practice of pharmacy under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist to include receiving orders via telephone, fax, and printers and directly from customers. The Compounding Technician will have additional knowledge and skill in the ability to follow mixing formulas and the use of specialized compounding equipment, mixing techniques, chemicals and vehicles. In addition, the compounding specialist should have skill in seeking out new formulas and modifying existing formulas for potency and quantity. Knowledgeable in the rules and regulations specific to the practice of non-sterile extemporaneous compounding is required. This is a staff level position working under direct supervision of a pharmacist. Work situations are a variety of routine duties and functions that require organization and attention to detail.

Minimum Requirements:
Retail Pharmacy experience
Compounding experience strongly preferred

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Successful completion of WA Board of Pharmacy approved Pharmacy Technician Training Program
Current Washington State Board of Pharmacy Technician License
Compounding certification from the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), or comparable program

Company Description:

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The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. If you're motivated by career advancement, you'll appreciate our world-class employee education programs. If you love to work with technology, you'll find plenty of it here. And, of course, you can expect competitive pay and benefits. Most of all, you'll get to work with a diverse, talented team of employees who share our commitment to quality patient care.

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