This position functions in a support capacity in regards to compliance with USP 795/797/800 General Chapter. This includes room monitoring and cleaning, personnel training and testing, and required documentation. The specialist will work closely with the designated USP 795/797/800 pharmacist and pharmacy manager to ensure adherence and compliance with all regulations.
*$10,000.00 Commitment Bonus
*$7,500.00 in Relocation Assistance
*Transitional Housing Assistance
About Fairbanks Memorial HospitalFairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior with a strong patient-to-nurse ratio and Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
Full-Time/40 hour work week/Varied 10 hour shifts
Alaska Pharmacy Technician License Required Prior to Start
Monitors and ensures compliance to aseptic technique practices to include gowning and garbing, monitoring of engineering controls and equipment, and monitoring of cleaning and compounding areas.
Responsible for utilizing clinical and IV/TPN knowledge alongside the pharmacist to provide specialty infusion services that will be delivered/administered to patients.
Oversees training of clean room suite personnel.
Prepares and compounds sterile products with a high degree of accuracy. Compounds various dosage forms including capsules, creams, troches, suppositories, suspensions, nasal sprays, and rapid dissolve tablets. Uses compounding-specific equipment accurately and efficiently, including balances, ointment mills, pH meters, etc.
Maintains the pharmacy clean room suite to 795/797/800 requirements. Documents IV admixture and clean room suite sterility testing. Maintains records for air and surface monitoring.
Serves as a resource for pharmacy staff concerning CSP policies and procedures.
Assumes the duties of the Pharmacy Technician II when needed and as appropriate. These duties may include, but not be limited to preparing, charging and crediting medications, restocking automated dispensing technology and compounding specialty medications and intravenous medications.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Requires pharmacy technician licensure in the state of Alaska. Pharmacy technician certification required upon hire. Must be a PTCB CPhT in good standing.Must have completed a PTCB-recognized sterile compounding education/training program and one (1) year of continuous full-time compounded sterile preparation work, or three (3) years of continuous full-time compounded sterile preparation work. Must complete PTCB sterile compounding certification within six (6) months of hire.Must possess good organizational, problem solving and computer skills. Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills, problem solving, and conflict resolution of the pharmacy department. Must have knowledge of computer software, particularly medication management information system software, Microsoft applications, and automated dispensing system.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPrefer three (3) years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician in hospital pharmacy practice. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Computer software experience preferred. Preferred PTCB Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT) Program.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; q qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Community owned and operated, the employees of Tanana Valley Clinic, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Denali Center feel a great responsibility towards our patients, our community and each other. People First.
We are dedicated to the delivery of compassionate health care. We believe in kindness and courtesy to every patient, every visitor, every employee, every person, every time.
It takes a tremendous variety of strengths to meet the health care needs of our unique community. We offer a wide range of careers – nursing, finance, housekeeping, culinary, engineering, information technology radiology, pharmacy, rehab therapies and more. As the largest private employer in the Interior, Foundation Health Partners employs some of the brightest, most compassionate people in Fairbanks.
If you want to make a difference, if you want to work with great people and if you want to earn competitive benefits, become an employee of Foundation Health Partners.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.