Pharmacy Technician 3 - Chemo Certified

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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.



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.



* 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.



* 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.


High School Diploma or GED- Required Certification & Licensures





Licensed with State Board of Pharmacy- Required

Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board- Required




Minimum 1 year experience as a Pharmacy Technician- Required

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  • Permanent
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