Pharmacy Technician - Sterile Compounding (2nd shift)

Empower Pharmacy is a dynamic and fast-growing FDA registered 503A Compounding Pharmacy and 503B Outsourcing Facility based in Houston, Texas. Empower takes pride in delivering a broad list of quality healthcare products at competitive prices by disrupting the outdated pharmaceutical model. We believe in providing world class customer service to our patients, while ensuring their safety through investment in people and technology. 

Our leadership understands the basis of Empower’s success is our people. Our diverse, innovative culture is the foundation for the company’s broader perspective. Empower is in search of bright, self-motivated professionals who are focused, open-minded, and hard-working. This is your opportunity to be part of a former start-up company and a culture that will appreciate and leverage your unique talents to make a difference in the lives of our patients.

Position Summary

The Sterile Compounding Pharmacy Technician is responsible for executing all processes in the production of compounded sterile preparations while strictly adhering to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Schedule Type for 2nd Shift: 2:00pm-10:00pm OR 3:00pm-11:00pm (Second shift) 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure cleansing and garbing policy is performed per company regulations
  • Compound sterile preparations accurately and in compliance with master formula worksheets
  • Perform calculations and complete documentation as required
  • Operate all compounding equipment accurately and according to policies and procedures
  • Utilize correct and appropriate aseptic technique at all times
  • Prepare work area and supplies thoroughly prior to compounding
  • Operate and monitor technical, computerized, compounding equipment, ensuring quality standards are maintained
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities, as necessary, within the department in an effort to provide the required support to ensure adherence to the production schedule

Knowledge & Skills

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Work in a confined, controlled environment for extended periods of time, functioning effectively as a team
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk
  • Must be able to fully gown in aseptic garb for extended periods of time
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency required 
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Registered with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP)
  • Sterile/IV Certified (APCE accredited) 
  • Previous compounding experience preferred 

 Work Environment 

  • Due to USP requirements jewelry, body piercings, and cosmetic makeup are prohibited while working in this role

Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Prescription Services
  • 401(k) with company matching 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Potential for career growth within an expanding team and organization 

Job Type: Full time

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