CLINICAL RESEARCH PHARMACY ASSISTANT
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The Clinical Research Pharmacy Assistant is responsible for the preparation of and accountability for medications dispensed to subjects in clinical research trials. The highest degree of accuracy and attention to detail is expected of this position. Additionally, the technician is responsible for management of drug and supply inventories and periodic reordering to ensure medications are available when required; compliance with regulations, policies and study protocols. Other key accountabilities include but are not limited to: assisting visitors, research personnel and study participants; active participation in and assistance with audits and inspections; compliance with departmental and institutional policies; and collaboration and cooperation with other members of the study team as needed.
A Bachelor's degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior pharmacy experience, including sterile products experience, preferred. Prior research experience, clinical trials experience preferred but other research considered. Ability to work flexible hours, including rotating week-ends and occasional overtime to meet operational needs. Accuracy, attention to deal and good customer service skills required.
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