Oncology IV Technician - Medicine
George Washington Medical Faculty Associates - Washington, DC

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To proficiently perform routine technician duties, including preparation of chemotherapy and proper documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

Oncology Pharmacy: 
Receipt of all medication orders for the infusion center 

Review all medication orders for completeness of data 

Preparation of Intravenous Chemotherapy using sterile technique and safe handling practice for hazardous drugs 

Label all medication in accordance with departmental policies and federal/local regulations 

Maintenance of patient profile in Inventory Management System 

Transcription of orders to patient profile in Inventory Management System 

File all completed orders in accord with department standards 

Refer medical and medication related questions to the appropriate clinical staff: Nurses, Physician, or Pharmacist 

At all times, maintain a courteous interaction with patients, visitors, departments and medical personnel 

Unpack and stock incoming products 

Maintain accurate inventory count 

Assist with inventory control (e.g. par levels) and ordering 

Compliance with all established personnel and departmental polices 

Preparation of orders in accordance with federal and local regulations (including labeling) 

Basic familiarity of proper medication dosing and use 

Receive and dispense Patient Assistance Program medications 

Perform other work-related duties as assigned

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:
High school graduation required, two years college training is desirable, completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program, with verification of certification.

Experience:
Two years of verified experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a retail, nursing home, medical center or hospital pharmacy, required.

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