Research Pharmacy Technician - Investigational Drug
Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: New Haven
Posted on: November 22, 2021
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand
and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our
Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect,
accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day.
As members of a High Reliability Organization (HRO), every employee
should practice CHAMP behavior and strive to make patient safety a
top priority. Performs complex Pharmacy-directed technical and
clerical functions in support of the pharmacist in the handling of
investigational drugs to ensure compliance with pharmacy practices
and regulatory standards.
- 1. Performs pharmaceutical distribution, manufacturing, and
inventory control duties to ensure compliance with State and
Federal regulations as they apply to investigational studies.
- 1.1 Procures study drug(s) and materials from the research
sponsor, drug wholesaler and/or manufacturer in a timely fashion
with no more than 3 valid complaints in a 2 month period by
investigators and/or 3 interruptions in treatment protocols, as
observed by supervisor.
- 2. Performs recordkeeping and filing tasks to ensure compliance
with State and Federal regulations as they apply to investigational
drug studies and to ensure the expeditious retrieval of information
so that department personnel can accomplish their responsibilities.
- 2.1 Maintains inventory records with an accuracy rate of 98% as
observed by supervisor.
- 3. Assists in productivity and activity monitoring within the
IDS in order to help ensure the goals of the service are met.
- 3.1 Accurately collates IDS work volume statistics for the
quarterly/annual report within five days of completion of each
quarter as observed by supervisor.
- 4. Follows established safety precautions and procedures in the
performance of all duties in order to ensure a safe environment.
- 4.1 Operates the following equipment in a safe manner following
all procedures as reviewed at initial orientation, with no more
than 2 non'serious variances in this evaluation period: laminar
flow hoods (horizontal), unit dose strip packaging machine,
mixer/blender, hot plate, class A balance syringe filling
apparatus, typewriter and computer video display terminal and
- 5. Exercises professional communication skills in support of
the efficient utilization of the Investigational Drug Service.
- 5.1 Serves as a principal departmental liaison with physician
researchers, nurses, and hospital clients.
- 6. Assists with employee orientation and training of new
employees to ensure through understanding of IDS policy and
- 6.1 Conducts training and orientation of pharmacy technicians
to the IDS.
High school diploma required. Successful completion of academic or
military pharmacy technician training course and certification by
the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
strongly preferred. College degree desirable.
Minimum of three years pharmacy technician experience, preferably
in a hospital setting, or with supervisory responsibilities. IV
compounding experience is a plus. Must have demonstrated
performance at the very good level.
Current registration as a Pharmacy Technician in the State of
Connecticut as outlined by the Dept. of Consumer Protection.
Must be registered or eligible for registration as a Pharmacy
Technician in the State of Connecticut as outlined by the Dept. of
Consumer Protection. Proficiency in mathematical calculations;
accuracy; problem solving; attention to detail; knowledge of
computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets;
ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment; ability to
learn or perform pharmaceutical compounding, repackaging and
labeling including manipulation of raw drug products using
appropriate technique: ability to work with computer and technology
equipment including the ability to perform basic troubleshooting
functions. Must be able to prioritize competing demands, work
independently, show flexibility and teamwork. Demonstrate good
communication skills to customers and team members
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