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Pharmacy Tablet Press Operator

companyThe Compounding Center - Leesburg
locationLeesburg, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Benefits:

  • Employee discounts
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Position Title & Overview (Training provided for non-experienced candidates)
We're looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Virginia Pharmacy Technician to join our team. Whether you're already registered or just eager to start a rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician, we invite you to join us! We offer unbeatable hours and a positive work environment. No more night and Sunday shifts - we guarantee it. Get the chance to work in a company with a supportive team and healthy company culture. Be part of our team today and help us make a meaningful impact on our patients' lives.

As a Pharmacy Technician, your main duty revolves around compounding or creating medications using large tablet presses and encapsulation machines under the guidance of a Pharmacist. You will also be responsible for the maintenance and sanitation of the equipment or machines used. Other responsibilities include weighing and mixing according to the formula/recipe, counting, pouring, and labeling medications. Here at The Compounding Center, you will gain experience in all aspects of medication compounding and play a significant role in caring for human and animal patients.

About Us
The Compounding Center, established in 1976, is the first PCAB accredited pharmacy in the DC area. We are renowned for our excellent reputation for service to our community. We offer custom compounded medication for human and animal use for patients across different states. Our mission is to improve the health, quality of life, and independence of customers seeking customized medications, home health supplies, and supplements. Were looking for team members who share our core values: Knowledgeable, Positive Attitude, Integrity, Teamwork, Pride, Responsibility, Mentorship, and Make a Difference. Visit our website to learn more about us: https://www.compoundingcenter.com

Essential Responsibilities:

Compound preparations under the direct supervision of a pharmacist
Operate a tablet and capsule press and heavy machinery according to policy and procedures
Clean and maintain compounding equipment and work areas as specified by PCAB and store policies
Troubleshoot mechanical problems as they arise
Complete appropriate math and measurements for compounding
Provide labeling for compounded preparations
Maintain required documentation for compounding and patient records
Fill patient prescriptions according to regulations and store policies
Perform competency testing as required
Assist with maintaining accurate inventory and pricing for all chemicals and formulas
Assist with maintaining an on order list and a need to make stock list
Be aware of budget goals and assist staff in achieving those goals
Monitor environment and record environmental measurements as specified by PCAB and store policies
Restock chemicals, drugs, and formulations as needed
Complete prescription filling duties promptly
Complete necessary documentation of prescription filling in pharmacy software
Maintain licensure, ongoing education, and training as per the VA State

Qualifications/Requirements:

Virginia Technician Registration is preferred but not required (A Virginia Technician Trainee program is available).
Ability to do basic math to perform accurate pharmaceutical calculations.
Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment and the desire to develop and grow.
Work well independently and cooperatively in a group setting.
Must be detail-oriented and deadline-driven.
This job requires fine motor skills, good hand coordination, and the ability to stand for long periods.
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs
Above average computer and data entry skills.
Amenable to work onsite.
Compounding experience is preferred but not required. Training is provided.

Pharmacy Hours:

Monday Friday: 9 am 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am 3 pm
Sunday: Closed

Work Schedule:

Rotating 8-hour day shift between 7 am and 6 pm
Monday to Friday
Rotating weekends
Weekend availability (Approx. 1 Saturday per month)

Benefits:

Work with a supportive management
Career development
Paid time off
Holiday pay
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Employee discounts
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement account
Workmans compensation insurance
Short-term disability insurance
Life insurance

Salary: $17.50 - $22.50 per hour (Salary commensurate with experience or credentials)
Expected hours: 40 per week
Tell us about the weather at the beginning of the interview.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Leesburg, VA 20175: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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