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Staff - Pharmacy Technician - $13-17 per hour

Company: University of Miami
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a job in Miami, Florida. Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Pharmacy Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe UHealth system at the University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician 1.$5,000 SIGN - ON BONUSSUMMARYPharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists in preparing and distributing medications, maintaining the drug inventory, and maintaining patient records. Pharmacy technicians work only under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. They do not perform duties that can legally be performed CORE FUNCTIONSManaging the clinical investigational drug inventory, including independently ordering investigational drug inventory within scope of authority, receiving, organizing, and monitoring the use of investigational drugs.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.Prepacking of medication into appropriate single unit of issue as needed, following proper guidelines.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 investigational drug product 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.Organizes a study binder for each trial with sections for all required documentation.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.Maintaining proper functioning of equipment used by Investigational Drug Services.Working in compliance of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies, and contraventions of the Act in a timely manner.Oversees and instructs pharmacy learners (pharmacy students and residents) as it relates to clinical research pharmaceutical services.Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.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.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:High school diploma or equivalentCertification and Licensing:State of FL registrationExperience:No experience required. New Grad/Entry 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.University of Miami Job ID . About University of Miami The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world. Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: University of Miami, Miami , Staff - Pharmacy Technician - $13-17 per hour, Healthcare , West Palm Beach, Florida

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