Research Pharmacy Technician | Job Code 21--069
The Lundquist Institute is looking for a Full-time Pharmacy Tech to join our team in our Torrance, CA location
As a key player in our clinical research enterprise, Research Pharmacy is responsible for pharmaceutical management of investigational drugs for a variety of clinical trials. Our mission is to provide the highest quality pharmaceutical cares to our research patients. Motivated candidates are encouraged to apply to work in this fast pace working environment with a rapidly growing trial portfolio at The Lundquist Institute. Hourly rate $20-$23 depending on experience.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
- High School diploma or GED required. BS Degree in a related field of study desired.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a Pharmacy Technician, preferable in an academic, research or hospital environment
- State of California Pharmacy Technician license
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel in particular).
- Ability to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision
- Accurate and efficient data entry skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Detail oriented
- Well organized
- Ability to work well under pressure
Description of Duties:
Responsible for providing technical support under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. The Research Pharmacy Technician’s duties include:
- Receiving investigational products into inventory
- Preparation of investigational products for dispensing, including sterile compounding
- Inventory tracking and maintenance including drug expiration updates
- Tracking and processing drug returns and replacements
- Utilizing various equipment and technology available in pharmacy
- Managing and maintaining study documentations and investigational product accountability
- Assisting in various quality control tasks to ensure compliance to institutional, state and federal regulatory policies
- Participating in the training and orientation of new technicians and pharmacy students
- Deliver medications and related materials to clinics and study participants, as required
- Organize and manage documents and materials – sorting, labeling, filing, discarding, etc.
- Follow-up on information or documents needed by the pharmacists
- Maintain pharmacy and office supplies inventory, for example, IV bags, needles, syringes, office supplies., etc.
- Check expiration dates on all drug products and drug delivery mechanisms
- Compound IV solutions
- Maintain a clean and sanitary workspace, including the medication compounding glove box
- Mixing and dispensing orally administered medications
- Unit dosing tablets from a bulk bottle