Sterile Products & Compounding Pharmacist - Sign On Bonus Offered!
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Specialty Practice Areas:
Sign on bonus can be used towards relocation expenses.
The Sterile Compounding Coordinator implements, maintains, oversees pharmacy practices related to sterile, non-sterile and hazardous preparations. This individual is responsible for providing leadership support within the department operations as it relates to compounding. Reports to Pharmacy Director.
Ensures compliance with USP <797>, <795> and <800> chapters
Registers with State of CT, Drug Control Division as designated person based on approved criteria.
Develops and implements Standard Operating Procedures for
Sterile hazardous and nonhazardous compounded products
Non-sterile hazardous and non-hazardous products
Coordinates and maintains training of new and ongoing personnel related to hazardous and non-hazardous sterile compounding: didactic, observational, and personnel testing
Coordinate, perform, monitor and trend environmental sampling and personnel testing and coordinate and implement action plans related to results as appropriate.
Maintain all required records for compliance related to USP <795>, <797> and <800>
Maintain and oversee IV workflow database
Maintain and oversee electronic documentation system for compliance with USP chapters
Provide in-services education to pharmacy staff, nurses, physicians and other departments as requested and/or assigned.
Participates in hospital and departmental quality assurance activities related to product preparation environment.
Coordinates with nursing and occupational safety to implement USP <800> standards
Chair USP <800> committee
Serve on Infection Prevention Committee and Environment of Care committee, providing monthly reports
Perform yearly assessment of risk and Hazardous Drug List for organization. Works with the operations manager to schedule training of technicians in all sterile preparation areas
Provide interface and liaison to regulatory agencies.
Assist with coordinating quality checks/monitors as required by USP chapter 797, 800 and 795 standards (e.g. certification, etc)
Oversight of technicians working in the IV room.
Provide constructive feedback to technicians in IV room about performance and compliance with SOPs.
Work with other departments to coordinate services as it relates to the Sterile Compounding Suite.
Serve on pharmacy leadership team to develop initiatives for department.
Education Required: BS. Pharm
Education Preferred: Pharm. D is preferred. Hospital residency preferred.
Advanced certificate related to compounding
Experience Required: Three years of experience with non hazardous and hazardous sterile and non sterile compounding required.
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