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Pharmacy Tech II - Oncology

at acmc healthcare system

Posted: 9/3/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 103629

Job Description

Pharmacy Tech II
Pharmacy Tech II

Department:
Oncology

Schedule:
Part Time

Shift:
Variable

Hours:
40

Job Details:

Pharmacy Tech II (part-time)



Oncology and Infusion Center Pharmacy

20 hours per week


Job Summary:

The inpatient pharmacy technician supports pharmacists in providing pharmacy services. The technician is responsible for packaging, preparation, and distribution of medications (hazardous and non-hazardous), inventory control, customer service and maintaining pharmacy records.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparation – Accurate and timely preparation of medications which may include selection, labeling, repackaging, non-sterile compounding, and sterile compounding.
  • Distribution – Accurate and timely delivery of medications to the appropriate storage locations.
  • Inventory – Maintains accurate and appropriate inventories of medications and supplies. Accurately and timely completion of assigned inventory audits such as cycle counts and nursing unit inspections.
  • Regulatory compliance – Maintains a safe and clean work area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Documents regulatory requirements such as temperature logs, scheduled activities, and training in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Communication and teamwork – Communicates with other caregivers and patients in an effective and positive manner. Demonstrates emotional control and intelligence in managing work relationships. Attends and actively participates in team huddles and meetings. Assist with pharmacy caregiver and student training. Shares responsibility for accomplishment of the team's tasks and goals.
  • Technology – Appropriately uses information systems, technology, and automation to complete assigned tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Completion of a formal pharmacy technician training program preferred.


Certifications:

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) verified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).
  • Registration with Ohio Board of Pharmacy will be required.


Complexity of Work:

  • Ability to perform algebraic calculations necessary for the preparation of extemporaneous compounds.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Willingness to work with hazardous medications such as chemotherapy while utilizing appropriate safeguards.

Work Experience:

  • Six month of hospital experience preferred.
  • Sterile compounding experience preferred.
  • Hazardous compounding experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing, walking, reaching, stretching and sitting for prolonged periods; manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer, dispensing, and compounding.


Personal Protective Equipment:

• Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required