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Optum Pharmacy 601 LLC, LLC, headquartered in Tampa, FL, provides custom, unit dose, patient-specific chemotherapy drugs used in IV or other specialized administration for the treatment of hematology/oncology patients in the hospital or practice setting. Optum Pharmacy 601 LLC maintains a state-of-the-art, 5,500-square-foot USP800 compliant facility and leverages Logics+, its proprietary ordering, dosing and pathway compliance software, to ensure best in class patient care, safety, quality and outcomes.


This role is equally challenging and rewarding. As a member of the IV team,  (ADD- you’ll play a key role in setting up for the day, picking and fulfilling the IV medication final products for delivery). It's a fast paced, high volume environment where accuracy is essential. 


Positions in this function perform various duties related to the fulfillment of IV prescription orders. Clerks, Techs and Pharmacists in regional and local pharmacies may also perform the following as permitted by state regulation. Pharmacists monitor and verify all prescription orders upon creation and dispensing. Calibrate dosing pumps.- Pharmacists in this function may also act as the Pharmacist - in - Charge (PIC) which has additional duties to ensure Pharmacy is in compliance with federal and state regulations, professional standards and internal procedures. Note: (If duties are exclusively Rx order creation use Front Pharmacy job function for Clerks, Techs and Supervisors.) 


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Working Schedule: This position is Sunday 2pm - 6pm (required) and Monday – Thursday (10am -7:30pm or until work is complete) and occasionally Friday 9:30am - 6pm . Hours will vary depending on workload. We are operational Sunday - Friday. Schedule is changed monthly depending on work needs and availability of employees with 2 days off a week. Flexibility is key. This position is 35 - 40 hours a week


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Knowledge of Aseptic Technique and USP CH-797 and CH-800.
  • Aseptically admix/compound IV Sterile products (ADD)
  • Receive, Stock, Pull Sterile IV products. (ADD)
  • Follow proprietary formulations to compound commercially unavailable prescriptions into the appropriate dosage form
  • Adherence to all Standard Operating Procedures
    Properly use all equipment in the lab that is necessary to make the compound in a sterile environment
  • Wash and sterilize dishes and equipment after use
  • Cleaning of the aseptic laboratories
  • Ensure the compounding lab and related equipment are cleaned and maintained according to policy
  • Calibration and proper documentation of equipment
  • Routinely checking for outdated or soon to expire chemicals, commercially available products and compounded products
  • Follow all safety and USP 797 guidelines for preparation of IV compounded medications


You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


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Posted: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-11-13

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