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2nd shift - Laboratory Clerk - Phoenix, AZ

UHG - Phoenix, Arizona

Posted: 12/13/2018

This position is responsible for assisting in the laboratory as directed. Primary responsibilities include aiding sterile technicians in the preparation of products for entry into the clean room, organization and cleanliness of the laboratory, inspecting compounding ingredients for appropriate expiration dates and defects, and ordering and maintenance of supplies. Proper packaging and accurate labeling of prescription medications is also necessary. 

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required. UHG / UHC reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of the program. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Properly heat seal plastic bags containing Avastin syringes

  • Ensures work stations are clean and properly stocked with supplies

  • Opens and wipes down IV bags with isopropyl alcohol for entry into the clean room

  • Check all medication being prepped for expiration dates and defects

  • Consistently track inventory levels and notify supervisor if stock is low

  • Places received items into stock

  • Cleaning of laboratory and laboratory equipment as directed

  • Packages orders neatly and according to established guidelines

  • Completes special projects assigned by supervisor or director

  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Technician in Training license required
  • Experience working in a Laboratory OR Pharmacy OR Medical environment
  • Knowledge or Experience with Quality Control
  • Ability to work Monday- Friday 3 PM- 11:30 PM
Preferred Requirements:
  • Certified and licensed Pharmacy Technician preferred

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work station provided at mail order facility to complete assigned tasks
  • Full-time position (staggered work shifts) **hours may require a little flexibility
  • Fast paced work environment
  • Ongoing mentoring and professional nurturing
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

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Key Words: Laboratory Clerk - Pharmacy Clerk - pharmacy technician - 2nd Shift

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