Pharmacy Technician 3 - Chemo Certified

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Overview:

The Pharmacy Technician 3 performs technical, clerical, and distributive pharmacy functions under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. S/he is cross-trained and able to perform the duties of every support staff position including department secretary, IV technician, and overnight shift technician.



 



This is a NEW position for a full time Chemo Certified Pharmacy Technician for the new FMC Oncology IV infusion Clinic opening in January/February 2022.

 



Responsibilities:

Patient Care



* Performs prescription order entry and basic calculations for order processing with accuracy.



* Communicates with patient care units to ensure efficient discharge medication delivery.



* Aseptically prepares total parental nutrition solutions, injectable chemotherapy, antibiotics, and other medications for injectable therapy.



* Provides training and supervision of sterile and non-sterile compounding by staff while ensuring compliance with regulation and exceptional quality to ensure safety of product for patient use.



* Performs bulk compounding and repackaging activities in accordance with generally accepted pharmacy guidelines (including USP 797 and local, state, and federal rules and regulations.



* Delivers medications to patient care units and processes returns.



* Processes floor stock including automated distribution and stock carts.



* Provides general assistance and support to pharmacist staff including filling orders and preparing labels.



* Restocks pre-hospital care boxes and other kits.



 

Administrative

* Operates a multi-line telephone device, monitors fax requests, reviews voicemail messages, responds to emails and manages the will call report.



* Processes, submits, receives and distributes wholesale orders.



* Assures ADT (Admission, Discharge and Transfer) notification handling.



* Processes patient charges and credits.



* Distributes controlled substances appropriately.



* Assists new technicians with their orientation and training.



* Possesses advanced knowledge of pharmacy systems as applicable depending on base facility they work in.



* Provides training and mentorship of new employees in pharmacy operations and hospital and pharmacy department policies and procedures.



* Demonstrates leadership skills in ability to delegate tasks to appropriate personnel, educate staff within and outside of the department, identify and solve potential problems.



* Fills in for appropriate support position areas.



* Maintains knowledge of downtime procedures and provides leadership during downtimes.



* Performs minor troubleshooting on pharmacy automation and takes initiative to contact vendors for support, as necessary.



* Implements and evaluates the use of new technologies, policies, and procedures.



* Ensures appropriate waste control throughout the drug delivery system.



* Serves as a liaison between support staff, professional staff (pharmacists), and department management.



* Performs basic tasks of other support staff and offers to assist as needed.



 

Compliance/Safety

* Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.



* Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employees area of responsibility.



* If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.



* Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.



* Adheres to regulatory and organizational standards affecting patient care and safety as well as all hospital and departmental policies and procedures, in a safe and cost-effective manner.



* Completes assigned station checks thoroughly to remove expired inventory each month as needed.



* Demonstrates initiative to maintain and enhance knowledge and skills required for the unit.



* Demonstrates working knowledge of pharmacy law pertaining to the control, monitoring, and distribution of medications including controlled substances.



Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED- Required Certification & Licensures

 

 

 

 

Licensed with State Board of Pharmacy- Required



Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board- Required

Experience

 

 

Minimum 1 year experience as a Pharmacy Technician- Required



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