Pharmacy Technician – Sterile Compounding

Full time

Albany, NY

Jul 15, 2021


  • High School or equivalent education.
  • Successful completion of the National Pharmacy Technician Certification program.
  • Successful completion of Pharmaceutic Labs functional assessment.
  • Able to work efficiently fully gowned in an ISO 7 cleanroom environment.
  • Understanding of USP 797, cGMP and GDP.
  • Precision and detail oriented.
  • Able to work effectively and multi-task in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
  • Communicate effectively in all forms: written, verbal and non-verbal.
  • Demonstrate a history of reliable attendance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • CGMP or compounding pharmacy experience
  • Experience in hospital, IV/admixture, and chemo or home infusion helpful
  • Science background desired

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Windows based pharmacy system

Department: Production
Reports To: Facility Manager
Position Overview: Admix and dispense sterile products by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setting up for production – devices, drawing station, etc
  • Assembles, inspects and verifies compounding components.
  • Responsible for sterile compounding duties, including, but not limited to, IV admixture and small volume parenteral preparation
  • under direct pharmacist supervision.
  • Compounding of specialty pharmaceuticals which may include dilution calculations.
  • Properly process sterile products in both horizontal and vertical laminar flow environments according to SOP’s and CGMP.
  • Verifies ingredients involved in compounding & documents appropriately in batch record per SOP’s and GDP.
  • Responsible for the health and safety of him/herself, co-workers, patients and the public.
  • Assist with shipping as necessary
  • Entering and/or printing orders and product labels
  • Inventory control
  • Knowledge/ability in packing and labeling
  • Work efficiently and effectively
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed below 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.
  • State Pharmacy Tech license as applicable

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