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Compounding Quality Assurance Specialist

Requisition #: 406072
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Pharmacy
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 21, 2021

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Requisition #: 406072

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21287

Shift:
Full Time (40 hours)
Day Shift 8:00am - 4:30pm
Weekends Required
Non Exempt

Position Summary:
Reports to the Assistant Director Compounding Quality & Compliance (ADCQC) and is responsible for assessing the state of control in all of the pharmacy compounding areas by performing, evaluating, reporting and documenting environmental media and hazardous drug sampling. This individual will positively affect patient care by participating in quality assurance, regulatory compliance, facilities/equipment maintenance, staff education/training, and applicable documentation.

Education:

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College degree preferred

Licensure/Certification:

  • Current Maryland Board of Pharmacy Registration required.
  • PTCB pharmacy technician certification required.
  • Advanced certifications such as PTCB Compounded Sterile Preparation (CSPT®) and/or ASHP Compounded Sterile Preparations Certificate preferred.
  • JHH Intravenous (IV) Certification (includes aseptic technique and hazardous substance handling) within 90 days of hire.

Required Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the preparation of nonsterile and sterile compounding
  • Hospital pharmacy, pharmacy infusion service, or 503B experience preferred.
  • Advance training in compounding, microbiology, or laboratory experience desired.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires comprehensive understanding of inpatient and ambulatory pharmacy operations, procedures, and equipment
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacy terminology, metric system weights/measures, and compounding practices
  • Requires thorough understanding of hazardous drug handling requirements
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills in English
  • Understanding and application of aseptic technique, and extensive knowledge in compounding standards USP <795>, <797> and <800> preferred.
  • Requires analytical ability to recognize and solve problems in assigned areas
  • Requires excellent prioritization, customer service skills and the ability to exercise initiative and judgment
  • Requires interpersonal skills necessary to obtain, verify and exchange information with third party vendors, supply chain, pharmacy, facilities, environmental care services, and hospital epidemiology and infection control
  • Requires proficient written and verbal communication with proven ability to work effectively with others
  • Requires aptitude to serve as a role model for compounding personnel
  • Requires methodical ability to maintain records
  • Requires the proficiency to type a minimum of 40 words per minute
  • Proficient computer skills with demonstrated analytical experience and data retrieval is preferred
  • Ability to utilize presentation programs, word processing, spreadsheet software, and/or graphics applications is highly desired.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

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