Emory University Research Pharmacy Technician in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



910501:Investigational Drug Service

Job Description:


  • Under the direct supervision of a research pharmacist, prepares, compounds, and distributes drugs issued by the Investigational Drug Service (IDS) for ongoing research studies.

  • Prepares chemotherapy IV doses and non-chemotherapy IV doses in accordance with guidelines of each investigational protocol.

  • Performs aseptic technique assessment for staff and maintains documentation.

  • Coordinates requirements for aseptic technique as it pertains to IDS.

  • Manages drug inventory which includes ordering and receiving investigational agents, conducting cycle counts and checking and processing expired inventory.

  • Processes drugs for destruction which includes removal from inventory and completion of destruction paperwork.

  • Documents patient returns by receiving and entering returns in Vestigo.

  • Files paperwork for investigational drug studies which includes patient drug orders, shipping invoices, communication with the sponsor, patient returns, and documentation of drugs returned to the sponsor or destroyed locally.

  • Assists in cleaning and maintenance of IV hoods, daily temperature checks and recording in SIMPLIFI.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • High school diploma with some college preferred.

  • Certification as a Hospital Pharmacy Technician by completion of an accredited technician training program or by national exam, or current enrollment in an accredited School of Pharmacy.

  • 2 years of pharmacy technician experience in a hospital or a retail setting.

Operating Unit/Division:

Research Administration

Job Title:

Research Pharmacy Technician

This position involves::

Not Applicable

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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).