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    CAREERS AT AMEX PHARMACY

    Company Culture

    AmEx Pharmacy embodies the highest quality customer service, innovative technologies, and strong team work.

    Please download, print, and fill out the AmEx Pharmacy Application HERE.

    Current Employment Opportunities:

    Staff Pharmacist

    Job Summary:

    The Staff Pharmacist will receive general guidance and direction from the Pharmacist in Charge.  This role will involve drug utilization review, ensuring the proper and safe storage of drugs and devices, and the maintenance of records of drugs and devices.  The key function of this role is processing prescriptions with a keen focus on providing service excellence.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain professional knowledge, skills, and competence in areas of responsibility
    • Identify opportunities for improvements in pharmacy systems related to unique needs of identified health conditions
    • Appropriately intervene for drug allergies, potential drug interactions, and duplication of therapy 100% of the time, as documented in patient medication profile.
    • Effectively communicate to patients the recommendation of drug regimen for all prescriptions
    • Review and interpret prescriptions, compounds and accurately dispense medication, while maintaining efficient workflow to provide timely delivery
    • Directs pharmacy technicians engaged in mixing, packaging and labeling prescriptions
    • Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications using standard formulas and processes such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
    • Answers questions and provides information, education and counseling to patients and prescribers.
    • Maintains procedures concerning quality assurance, security, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.
    • Assess medications to determine identity, purity, and strength.
    • Monitors work status and progress of technicians.
    • Ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations.
    • Ensures compliance with USP non sterile and sterile compounding guidelines.
    • Checks finished prescriptions.

    Qualifications:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy
    • S. or Pharm.D.
    • 1-2 years experience in compounding pharmacy practice is preferred
    • Licensed and in good standing with the Board of Pharmacy; Licensure in Florida. Licensure in multiple states a plus.
    • Excellent communication skills, flexibility, and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Self-directed with the excellent time management skills and able to work independently
    • Strong organizational skills necessary to plan and coordinate daily operational activities
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of health care professionals
    • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy filling prescriptions
    • Allergic Reactions, Therapeutic Interventions, and Compounding Medications comprehension preferred
    • Knowledge of pharmacy insurance plans

    Physical Requirements:

    • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
    • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
    • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
    • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
    • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
    • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
    • Bending legs downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
    • Moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances.
    • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
    • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object horizontally from position to position.
    • Perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly the fingertips.
    • Those activities in which you must convey by spoken word detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
    • Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner.

    Typical Working conditions:

    • Noise level comparable to office environment.
    • Exposure to chemicals used in the preparation of compounds (some are classified as hazardous and /or toxic and special safety precautions must be taken when working with these chemicals)
    Pharmacy Compounding Technician

    Overview:

    We are searching for Inside Sales candidates that have the skills and the drive to seek out and develop new business. We are passionate about our customers, solutions and are seeking determined and enthusiastic business developers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Identify and develop new account opportunities via account research, calling prospective clients and internet searching.
    • Must be able to contact company decision makers and explain the benefits of our products and services.
    • Learn and articulate pharmacy solutions.
    • Update and maintain the integrity of the new leads’ information ensuring current and accurate company data, contacts and notes of interaction.
    • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
    • Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature.
    • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
    • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
    • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
    • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
    • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Skills & Requirements:

    • 0-3 years of sales experience; recent college graduates are welcome to apply!
    • Must have current knowledge of ACT! Microsoft and Outlook products.
    • Excellent organizational, time management and research skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Superior work ethic and a dynamic, positive attitude
    • Must have valid documentation to support U.S. work authorization.

     Job Benefits:

    Beyond challenging work and competitive salaries, AmEx has a philosophy of balancing life with work so that you will continue to grow personally as well as professionally. We offer the following benefits to our full-time employees available after 90 days.

    • Comprehensive health insurance plan options
    • Dental insurance
    • Life, AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Vision savings programs
    • Performance incentives
    • Paid Time Off: holidays, vacation and sick time
    Pharmacy Account Representative

    Job Summary:

    The pharmacy technician will support pharmacological services by stocking, compounding, assembling, and dispensing medications.  Under the supervision of the Staff Pharmacist , Operations Manager and the Pharmacist in Charge, the pharmacy technician obtains new prescription and refill information from customers such as name, address and health coverage.  Technicians shall maintain required registrations and follow company policy and procedures.

     Responsibilities:

    • Processes prescriptions
    • Fills bottles with prescribed tablets and caplets and types labels for bottles
    • Assists pharmacist in preparing and dispensing medication
    • Operates and uses appropriate techniques within systems for storage, preparation and dispensing of medicinal agents
    • Follows the healthcare centers policies regarding medication preparation, labeling, and controlled substances reconciliation
    • Supports in purchasing of pharmaceuticals and supplies
    • Helps maintain orderly, clean environment in the Pharmacy, including cleanliness of pharmacy stock and supplies
    • Places stock on shelves or racks
    • Collects/picks up empty containers or rejected merchandise
    • Receives and stores incoming supplies; counts stock and enters date in computer to maintain inventory records
    • Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods
    • Handles phone inquiries
    • Supports the pharmacists in more complex batch preparations according to a predetermined formula
    • Package and ship orders for delivery.
    • Weigh and record the chemicals included in the formulas of compounds and then combine the chemicals into the appropriate dosage form as requested by the prescription.
    • Properly use and maintain all equipment in the lab/pharmacy.
    • Daily recording of refrigerator and freezer temperatures.
    • Calibration on proper documentation of scales, meters, etc.
    • Follow all safety and USP guidelines for preparation of compounded medications.

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
    • Ability to work quickly and accurately under time and volume constraints.
    • Familiarity with pharmaceutical products, services and drug interactions preferred
    • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
    • Must be licensed by the State you are applying to work in as a Registered Pharmacy Technician
    • Current CPhT license preferred.
    • IV/ clean room experience a plus
    • Compounding and/or lab experience strongly preferred.
    • Strong math skills
    • Must be capable of working with small delicate pieces of expensive machinery to complete appropriate dosage forms in a timely manner.
    • Must be capable of wearing all protective wear (PPE) as required by the FL State Board of Pharmacy and USP 795 and 797.
    • Must exhibit punctuality and low absenteeism.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
    • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
    • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
    • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
    • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
    • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
    • Bending legs downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
    • Moving about on foot to accomplish task, particularly for long distances.
    • Standing, particularly for sustained periods of time.
    • Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving object horizontally from position to position.
    • Perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly the fingertips.
    • Those activities in which you must convey by spoken word detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
    • Substantial movements (motion) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers in a repetitive manner.

    Typical Working conditions:

    • Majority of time spent in wearing PPE .
    • Exposure to chemicals used in the preparation of compounds (some are classified as hazardous and/or toxic and special safety precautions must be taken when working with these chemicals)
    • Noise levels comparable to offices.

    History

    Originally created to service patients only in Central and South Florida, AmEx Pharmacy is proud to service patients throughout the country. AmEx Pharmacy has also been pleased to offer our service to a multitude of HME companies and their patients.

    Future Goals

    While compounding specialty inhalation medications is no longer an option for the Medicare patient, many patients continue to benefit from the medications that are commercially available. Emphasis on compounding continues into other product lines such as Ophthalmology.

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