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Compounding Pharmacy Technician

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy – Woburn, MA

About Diplomat Pharmacy: Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. is the nations largest independent provider of specialty pharmacy services- helping patients and providers in all 50 states. We build solutions for todays issues while laying the groundwork for tomorrows healthcare. Rooted in specialty pharmacy, our brands harness innovation to create a healthier world. These include:

  • Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group: Our specialty infusion services deliver treatments nationwide, but a high-touch approach makes our care personal.
  • Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy: We help patients across the country face complex and often rare conditions.
  • CastiaRx: The industrys leading specialty benefit manager, combining full-service pharmacy benefit manager capabilities with deep specialty expertise.
  • EnvoyHealth: EnvoyHealth is a full-service healthcare solutions company using innovation and technology to help partners improve lives.

Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, we are more than 2,000 professionals working together nationwide to help patients realize health, happiness, and longer, fuller lives.

What We Offer: Diplomat understands that high quality people are required to deliver high quality care and services to our patients and customers. We combine a strong culture with meaningful work. Being part of a patients care team is challenging, important, and rewarding. Diplomat needs strong, effective talent to lead our employees in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that fosters team work, learning, and career growth. At Diplomat, we encourage our employees to continuously learn through our internal Diplomat University classes as well as our Organizational Development team that offers leadership training and development. Listed below are some of the other benefits enjoyed by our team:

  • Matching 401K 100% vested on the day you sign up!
  • Excellent Medical, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Minimum of 3 weeks PTO
  • Award- winning wellness programs

Summary:
Under the direction of a licensed Pharmacist, each Compounding Pharmacy Tech I is responsible for assisting in the operations of the home infusion therapy or alternate site pharmacy, which may include sterile compounding, dispensing, scheduling, purchasing, distribution, DME management, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, and other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or the equivalent required. General knowledge of drug terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, drug use, and aseptic technique preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

National Pharmacy Technician Certification preferred, unless required by state. State licensure preferred, unless required by state or able to obtain within time frame of state requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities of Compounding Pharmacy Technician:

  • Complies with the standards of practice which govern the profession of pharmacy
  • Adheres to Organizations policies and procedures.
  • Customer Service
  • Coordinates and facilitates new referrals as assigned.
  • Reviews and verifies all new patient orders and documents appropriately in dispensing system.
  • Communicates and collaborates with physicians, nurses, patients, families, and other team members to provide quality care for the patient.
  • Maintains thorough and appropriate documentation in the patient record of all activities and communications with and regarding the patient
  • Coordinates patient care and performs patient follow-up within the appropriate time frame as assigned
  • Preparing & Filling Prescriptions
  • Coordinates and participates in the dispensing of all medications, related supplies, and equipment in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.
  • Tracks and confirms deliveries
  • Processes and picks all medications, supplies and equipment prior to dispensing from pharmacy
  • Demonstrates efficiency in using the dispensing system as appropriate
  • Maintains pharmacy records in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintaining Inventory
  • Collaborates with the pharmacy team and Materials Manager on the procurement and analysis of medications, supplies, pumps, and factor products.
  • Assesses inventory needs and collaborates with nursing and pharmacy teams.
  • Understands rotation of inventory (First In, First out (FIFO); older inventory in front).
  • Assists with site inventory, maintenance, and other end of month activities.
  • Collaborates with customer service teams regarding equipment, deliveries, and shipping
  • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement Program.
  • Performs any other related task as determined by the Pharmacist or Pharmacist-In-Charge or as determined by the State Board of Pharmacy.

Qualifications:

To perform the role of the Compounding Pharmacy Technician successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to comprehend and apply principles of basic math while analyzing data and generating reports.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft products.

Information Security Expectations:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to abide by Diplomats information security policies, employee handbook and security and privacy regulatory requirements. Each employee is responsible for the secure and appropriate handling of Diplomat information, information received by customers, other companies and/or external parties.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • General knowledge of drug terminology
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical calculations
  • Knowledge of drug use
  • Effective time management
  • Professionalism
  • Communicates effectively in both oral and written language
  • Able to organize effectively
  • Customer service focused
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Works well with various personalities and within a team environment

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand and use hands. The employee is occasionally required to climb ladders, unload trucks, and lift up to 50 lbs. May also be required to climb stairs.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Diplomat provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Diplomat complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Compounding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Pharmacy Technician: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Pharmacy Technician (Required)

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