Compounding pharmacy technicians are in charge of compounding different medications for patient use, keeping accurate medication records, and working with different insurance and medical providers to ensure the best possible patient treatment and support at every step. One of their main duties include packaging and labeling medications; in addition, they also prepare and mix intravenous medications as needed. Compounding pharmacy technicians must explain how medication works to patients and try to solve patient inquiries in a timely manner. They escalate patient issues as required and pass along complaints and other matters to pharmacy executives.
Compounding Pharmacy Technician Tasks
Prepare dosage medications for dispensing into bottles and unit dose packaging.
Assist in preparing and dispensing medication under direct supervision of Pharmacist.
Select, prepare and stock medications and supplies.
Collect patient information for prescription and billing.