Sterile Compounding Pharmacist

Job Description

Empower Pharmacy has become a pioneer in the pharmaceutical industry by providing high-quality compounded sterile preparations that serve patients and healthcare providers. Our brand new 15,000 sq ft manufacturing facility located in Houston, Texas, is licensed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an Outsourcing Facility to provide high-quality sterile preparations nationwide.

With an uncompromising dedication to quality, we compound medications in a state-of-the-art facility that surpasses industry standards. Empower Pharmacy’s service is focused on the daily compounding/admixing, dispensing, and delivery of a variety of medications with uniquely trained and licensed pharmacy personnel compounding a broad range of patient and non-patient specific drugs.

We are looking for positive, upbeat, and enthusiastic people with strict attention to detail, analytical skills and a pleasant demeanor. Quality, dependable people with a strong work ethic and a teamwork approach. You'll have a healthy work-life balance and enjoy a working with a collaborative team. With a true quality mindset, Empower Pharmacy offers the opportunity to put your footprint on something you can be proud of.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs pharmacy inventory management, prescription compounding, dispensing processes, supply management and delivery processes
  • Ensure that all procedures, records, and pharmacy cleanroom facility are in compliance with all state, federal, and industry standard requirements
  • Prepare weekly production scheduling of product and continually makes changes as need to accommodate the daily peaks and troughs
  • Develops a system for any bulk compounding or batch preparation of drugs
  • Facilitates and helps with the promotion and triage of end of day orders
  • Ensuring that all equipment, as proscribed through regulation is available and in good working order
  • Responsible for safety and risk management in the pharmacy:
  • Enforce policies and procedures to ensure safety of the public concerning any action by the pharmacy staff members within the pharmacy
  • Restrict traffic in the prescription area to authorized personnel only so that drug control can be maintained
  • Ensuring that the pharmacy has a system to dispose of chemicals, expired drugs, and hazardous waste in a manner so as not to endanger the public health
  • Ensure the proper storage of all materials, including drugs and chemicals
  • Ensure risk assessments are conducted regularly to prevent potential work hazards
  • Ensure that drugs and/or devices are dispensed and delivered safely and accurately as prescribed; Evaluate the appropriateness of dosages, directions, and therapy
  • Product verification
  • Responsible for inventory and supply management
  • Ensure completion of annual inventory on all chemicals and drug products as required by state and federal law
  • Ensures that no outdated drugs are dispensed or maintained within the active inventory of the pharmacy, including prescription and related nonprescription items
  • Receive stock and manage inventory, including but not limited to record keeping
  • Respects and publicly supports all decisions and mandates for the company made by the Pharmacist in Charge and Leadership
  • Provide management with routine updates regarding the productivity and efficiency of operations
  • Initiate recommendations on purchasing of new equipment and improvements
  • Develop written policy and procedure to establish responsibilities of pharmacy technicians and other personnel in area
  • Develop a system to assure that all pharmacy personnel responsible for compounding and/or supervising the compounding of sterile pharmaceuticals within the pharmacy receive appropriate education, training, and competency evaluation. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement and provide coaching and mentorship
  • Ensure all licensing requirements are up to date per state and federal requirements.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge on industry trends and technologies
  • Performs other job related duties as required.
Key Competencies

  • Ability to cope with varied levels of workload and multiple tasks
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Willingness to be a team player and promote a positive team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and proactive to meet varied patient and company needs
  • Self motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and “people” skills
Position Qualifications

Education / Qualifications / Certifications

  • Pharmacy License required
  • Licensed and in good standing with the Texas Board of Pharmacy
  • Aseptic certification required
  • 5 to 7 years of direct experience; aseptic manufacturing, compounding, management

Group Insurance

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Services
401(k) Program

  • Company matching contributions
Paid Time Off

  • Paid holidays - 6 days
  • Paid Vacation (Initially) - 2 weeks
  • Paid Vacation (5 years of service) - 3 weeks
  • Paid Vacation (10 years of service or more) - 4 weeks
  • Personal and Sick Leave
  • Extended Sick Leave
  • Bereavement
Extended Time Off

  • Family Medical Leave
  • Disability & Maternal Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Jury Duty

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