Requisition #: 313725
Status: Casual / On Call
School: School of Medicine
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical
Pharmacy Research Assistant.Works under the direction of a registered pharmacist and acts as an assistant to the pharmacist with minimal guidance and instructions while performing a full range of technical support and research functions.
Will perform a full range of complex technical functions under the pharmacist's supervision with minimal supervision, including: Preparation of medications required for the treatment as well as research medications for various research protocols. Responsible for the preparation, distribution, and accountability of drugs utilized in human experimental research; as well as recording, receiving, and storing all pharmaceutical supplies. Determining bulk compounds needed. Packaging and labeling all products compounded for treatment and research purposes per COMAR. Compounding (including bulk compounding) and calculating the correct amount of any and all drugs needed.
Calculating and converting to proper weights and measuring the amount of solution and drugs to be used, taking into account concentration, overfill for slight losses during mixture, and number of doses contained in the solution.Recognizes atypical occurrences when compounding, e.g. changes in color, consistency, etc., and reporting problems to the pharmacist immediately. Operates equipment safely, effectively and in compliance with manufacturer’s recommendations.
Coordinates routine maintenance on equipment as indicated by manufacturer’s recommendations and policy. Assists in The Joint Commission or other regulatory surveys.
High School Diploma or GED.
Pharmacy Technician Certification by National Pharmacy Technician Board.
Six months pharmacy related work experience.
Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences.
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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