Pharmacy Technician 1
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

* Sign on Bonus $5,000 Available

The University of Miami of Hospital and Clinics has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Pharmacist Technician to work on the UHealth Campus. The Pharmacist Technician 1 prepares medications for patients under the guidance of a Pharmacist. Assists the Pharmacist with support activities and processes required to dispense medical prescriptions, price-checking, and restocking of drugs.

  • Managing the clinical investigational drug (CID) inventory, including independently ordering CID within scope of authority, receiving, organizing, and monitoring the use of CID.
  • Providing technical assistance with clinical trial protocol and utilizes knowledge of equipment and other technical skills.
  • Managing and triaging pharmacy phone calls with appropriate telephone etiquette.
  • Maintaining and recording both physical and electronic information and assists in the record keeping related to clinical trials required by the study protocols.
  • Prepares or compounds extemporaneous products using appropriate technique under supervision of pharmacist.
  • Preparation of sterile intravenous chemotherapy or biohazardous products in accordance with established procedures and following aseptic techniques with particular emphasis on the safe handling of injectable cytotoxic drugs and biohazardous agents.
  • Participates in monthly audits of CID inventory Conducts daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning of pharmacy sterile compounding suites in accordance with USP Chapter 797, USP Chapter 800, Florida Board of Pharmacy rules, and all applicable UMHC policies.
  • Maintains the clinical investigational drug work area clean, organized, and presentable at all times.
  • Assists pharmacist in training of pharmacy staff and ensuring the ongoing skills development of technical staff.
  • Assisting and performing quality improvement and quality assurance implementation as they relate to Investigational Drug Services by performing regular internal audits and drug accountability logs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No experience required. {New Grad/Entry}
  • State of FL registration
  • Skill in data entry with minimal errors.
  • Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files, reports and correspondence
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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