Centene Corporation Pharmacy Technician II (Compounding) in Earth City, Missouri

HourlyPosition Purpose: Assist pharmacist in the compounding, preparation, and delivery of medications to patients.

Utilize specialized compounding equipment to combine medications to formulate the appropriate dosage and form as mandated by the master compounding formula

Follow pharmacist instructions and orders with minimal supervision compounding medication according to prescription with the standards of state pharmacy board and federal laws

Record lot numbers and expiration dates of all components used on compounding formulation records

Ensure compounded product is labeled, packed, and stored per master compounding formula specifications and standard operating procedures

Maintain compounding documentation, records, and logs

Assist with inventory management of compounded product, materials, and supplies needed to complete compounding

Monitor cleaning and quality control logs for completeness

Remove expired medication from pharmacy stock

Ensure accurate and correct product selection for physical fulfillment of prescription orders

Count, pour, reconstitute, and compound pharmaceuticals

Affix labels to appropriate medication container for dispensing

Assist in department activities required to maintain licensure and accreditation status

Follow all safety, United States Pharmacopeia (USP), state Board of Pharmacy, and internal company guidelines for preparation of compounded medication

Generate prescription labels and other patient documents

Facilitate quality initiatives as assigned

Perform other duties as assignedEducation/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent. 2+ years of pharmacy experience. Hospital or specialty pharmacy preferred.

License/Certification: Certified Pharmacy Technician license. Ability to maintain 20 hours of PCTB approved continuing education biennially.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Pharmacy Technician II (Compounding)

LOCATION: Earth City, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1133975

COMPANY: Health Insurance Operations