Pharmacy Technician, Certified in Sterile Compounding

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POSITION: Pharmacy Technician, Certified in Sterile Compounding

SHIFT: Full Time Days, M/F, 64 hours

SALARY:  Hourly Position, DOE

POSITION CLOSES: Open until filled


Assists Pharmacist in hospital pharmacy by performing the following duties.

JOB DUTIES (include but are not limited to):

    • Assists Pharmacist to prepare and dispense medication.
    • Place daily drug order with wholesaler.
    • Receives and stores incoming supplies.
    • Counts stock and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records.
    • Check accuracy and completeness of drug order received.
    • Processes records of medication and equipment dispensed to customer or hospital patient, computes charges, and enters data in computer.
    • Reviews crash carts and emergency kits for outdated medications.
    • Logs current medications and expiration dates.
    • Audits and maintains file of monetary credits from manufacturers.
    • Performs annual inventory and additional inventories as required.
    • Observes expiration dates on pharmaceuticals. Rotates stock from carts and storage to areas of higher use.  Removes expired products monthly from all areas.  Keeps written log of short-dated/expiring drugs in stock.
    • Audits pharmacy for outdated medications.
    • Records, packages, and ships expired/unusable drugs according to manufacturer’s specific instructions.
    • Keep daily record of narcotics used in ER. Sends report to DEA as needed.
    • Prepare monthly calendar for Chemo patients.  Contact with Cancer center.
    • Processes invoice and purchase orders and sends copies to Business Office.
    • Process monthly billing to other facilities, i.e.: retail pharmacy, Panhandle Health Dept., Valley Vista, etc.
    • Daily patient billing.
    • Processes inpatient charges from MAR.
    • Outpatient, ER, and surgery charges from chart and other records completed by nursing service.
    • Maintains Quality Assurance report form.
    • Maintains records of quality assurance indicators such as temperature logs, cart inspection sheets, etc.
    • Assist with maintenance of controlled substance documents/forms, ex: anesthesia, sign-out sheets, nursing sign-out sheets, etc.
    • Prepares Schedule II CS report if required for Idaho State Board of Pharmacy.
    • Prepares monthly Vaccine-Use report for Idaho State Health Department, sending copies to SMFM, and Panhandle Health Dept.  Prepares vaccine order for the following month.
    • Prepares weekly archive reports from Pyxis Console System.
    • Maintains log books for Pharmacy Department sign-out.
    • Understands record requirements of DEA and State Law and assists with document storage.
    • Assists Compliance Officer with policy production.


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • Certified Sterile Compounder
  • Must be nationally certified by PTCB and registered as a Certified Pharmacy Technician or be able to attain certification in two years.  Must be able to register in the State of Idaho. Willing to train the right candidate.
  • High school Graduate
  • High degree of self-motivation.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all staff and patients in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and work proactively to accomplish all task.


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