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.
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.
High school graduation required, two years college training is desirable, completion of an accredited Pharmacy Technician Training Program, with verification of certification.
Two years of verified experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a retail, nursing home, medical center or hospital pharmacy, required.