Pharmacy Technician
Location:
Tampa , Florida
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Reference:
2708336
Job Number

2708336

Business

GE Healthcare

Business Segment

Healthcare Global Supply Chain

About Us

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

Pharmacy Technician

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Manufacturing

Function Segment

Scientific Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Florida

City

Tampa

Postal Code

33614-2409

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

Role is responsible for supporting pharmacy operations by dispensing sterile products, packaging and delivering radiopharmaceuticals. Actively participates in the maintenance of the sterile compounding facility & environmental health & safety, quality assurance & radiation safety programs.

Essential Responsibilities

• Exemplifies compliance with all regulations, Company Policies, Corporate Standards and Health and Safety rules related to area of responsibility.

• Process and review customer orders from initial receipt through final packaging accurately and consistently.

• Perform daily set-up for production

• Fulfill the radiopharmaceutical orders & perform leukocyte labeling procedures.

• Handle, package and deliver radiopharmaceuticals and hazardous materials in compliance with Company Policies, Corporate Standards and Health and Safety rules related to area of responsibility.

• Monitor and maintain appropriate level of drug inventory and other business necessary supplies.

• Perform required tests on equipment (e.g. dose calibrator constancy and survey meter checks) and manually record results.

• Perform quality control tests on prepared products to ensure all quality requirements have been met.

• Process returned medical waste and maintain returned reusable supplies in compliance with all regulations and Company Policies.

• Maintain cleanliness of lab in accordance with the facility housekeeping schedules, which may include but are not limited to: mopping, sweeping, cleaning and tidy work spaces, and removal of waste from facility.

• Prepare the bio-hazardous waste disposal and complete the paperwork for shipment & tracking.

• Perform radiation wipes and surveys on shipping containers, pharmacy supplies, incoming packages, work spaces and vehicles.

• Actively participate in maintaining a safe work environment by completing required training, providing suggestions for improving the health and safety program and bringing unsafe acts and/or conditions to the attention of management.

• Support Pharmacy Operations by accurately entering regulatory and other required information into pharmacy computer system.

Quality Specific Goals:

1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Qualifications/Requirements

1. High School Diploma or GED/local equivalent

2. Eligible to work in the local country

3. Ability to accommodate shift changes based on business needs

4. Valid driver's license to operate in necessary delivery area

5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds

6. Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified or current enrollment in an Accredited School of Pharmacy or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) or local country pharmacy certifications where appropriate.

Quality Specific Goals:

1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

1. Previous delivery driving experience.

2. Previous experience handling/transporting pharmaceuticals or radioactive materials.

3. Ability to prioritize job duties, handle multiple tasks quickly without compromising quality.

4. A desire for continuous learning & career growth.

5. Comfortable with basic computer operations.
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