Option Care Health Pharmacy Technician Training Specialist - Mid-Atlantic Region in Illinois
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Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.
At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being extraordinary is supporting and building a workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.
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Job Description Summary:
Facilitate training program for all levels of Pharmacy Technicians in the Care Management Centers. Conducts on-the-job training and classes to teach and demonstrate principles, processes and procedures for pharmacy technicians at Option Care Health. Assists with developing training curriculum and education tools. Recommends training approaches to management based on specific needs of the CMC location.
Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)
Delivers training to pharmacy technician new hires and promoted pharmacy technicians in the CMC on responsibilities, company policies and company programs.
Tracks training assignments and attendance and provides reports to management.
Routinely checks in with new pharmacy technicians to ensure training goals and progress are being met.
Partners with other pharmacy technician trainers, mentors, preceptors and managers/supervisors to ensure consistency of training and onboarding.
Customizes ad hoc training programs based on schedule and availability of employees. (i.e. virtual, classroom, one-on-one, on the job training).
Assists with maintaining and updating all training materials as processes, policies or procedures are changed.
Conducts observations and evaluations and prescribes best training approach based on results and needs of the CMC.
Identifies training issues and opportunities for enhancement and development.
Encourage pharmacy technician advancement, development and certification.
Maintain annual competencies set forth by company policy through supervisory visit conducted by corporate clinical team member.
Participates in routine corporate and regional clinical and operational meetings.
Obtain appropriate state registrations or licenses as needed.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? (i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.) No
Basic Education and/or Experience Requirements
H.S. Diploma or Equivalent and at least 3 years of pharmacy tech experience in hospital or home infusion.
Pharmacy Tech Certification Board (PTCB) Certified.
Sterile Compounding Certification within 1 year after hire.
Demonstrate knowledge on general infusion pharmacy processes, USP chapter797, USP chapter 800 and aseptic technique.
Demonstrates leadership skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, proficient presentation and training skills, and problem solving skills.
Passionate about helping others learn.
Must be able to work autonomously while remaining focused on core initiatives.
Experience with Microsoft Office Applications.
Travel Requirements: (if required)
- Up to 50% travel for business purposes.
Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQIs)
2 years with Option Care Health.
5 years pharmacy technician compounding and/or clinical pharmacy technician experience
Knowledge of training and development, including principles of adult learning, training, organizational methodology and assessment techniques.
This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.
Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
For over 40 years, Option Care Health has provided adult and pediatric patients with an alternative to hospital infusion therapy. With more than 2,900 clinical experts, Option Care Health is able to provide high-quality infusion services for nearly all patients with acute and chronic conditions across the United States, resulting in high quality outcomes at a significantly reduced cost. Option Care Health has more than 70 infusion pharmacies and 100 alternate treatment sites. We are guided by our purpose to provide extraordinary care that changes lives through a comprehensive approach to care along every step of the infusion therapy process including: intake coordination, insurance authorization, resources for financial assistance, education and customized treatments.
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