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Pharmacy Environmental Sampling Tech - AdventHealth - Orlando Central Fill Pharmacy
Location Address:3071 N Orange Blossom Trail Orlando, FL 32804
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days (8:30am-5:00pm) Sunday-Thursday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Collects viable air, particle count, and surface samplings throughout the AdventHealth Orlando Division Campus Pharmacies, with adherence to excellent aseptic technique and compliant with USP <1116>, <797>, <800> standards.
Performs pre-analytical testing of samples including: incubation and enumeration of environmental and personnel monitoring samples and the visual inspection of personnel testing/media fill samples and testing controls in absence of Microbiology Analyst and/or QA Manager
Performs other assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; viable sample collection; environmental sample processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned sample inspection equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities.
Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to AdventHealth procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards.
Prepare and submits commercially prepared media to laboratory for acceptance (quality control testing) and peer reviews results
What You Will Need:
Current, valid state of Florida driver’s license
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of 3 years of experience with aseptic technique, cleanroom operations, or microbial control
Previous professional experience with aseptic sample collection
Experience performing Environmental Monitoring for ISO classified environments
Experience participating in environmental microbial investigations
GMP/GLP experience preferred with regard to receipt and release of testing supplies
GMP/GLP experience of peer reviewing of testing and laboratory results
Understanding of cleanroom environments and mechanisms of primary and secondary engineering controls
Previous use of LIMS or EM software
The Pharmacy Environmental Sampling Technician works under the general supervision of the Quality Assurance Manager to perform routine sample collection of pharmacy compounding environments at sites across the division. The Pharmacy Environmental Sampling Technician will work closely with the Pharmacy Environmental Microbiology Analyst to provide comprehensive environmental monitoring reports. Under guidance of qualified (pharmaceutical) microbiologists, the Sampling Technician may perform re-sampling and investigative samples for sites across the division. As a member of the of AdventHealth Orlando Pharmacy team, this specialist will actively contribute to the assuring quality of sterile compounding environments and safe sterile compounding. This employee will also actively participate in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.