at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Position Title:Oncology Pharmacy Technician - PRN - Stephenson Cancer Center
Department:SCC Phase 1 Infusion Center
General Description: Under direct supervision, performs tasks involved in the preparation and distribution of medications checked by a licensed Pharmacist including IV admixtures and sterile hazardous drug preparation.
Will this job have direct reports? No
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Performs duties of Pharmacy Technician I and II:
Subsequent to verified order entry by a Doctor of Pharmacy, places properly packaged medication in labeled containers to be verified by a Doctor of Pharmacy.
Transports completed medication order to designated pick-up site as needed.
Refills patient medication cassettes
Participates in restocking of automated dispensing machines subject to verification by DPh and files reports as needed.
Delivers IV fluids to patient care areas and retrieves unused/unneeded IV fluids for return to pharmacy unit.
Performs light housekeeping duties.
Restocks returned meds.
Fills request for floor stock medications and documents completion of order.
Assists with keeping log of medications and supplies that need to be reordered
Participates in debit/credit routines for pharmacy charges to help ensure the patient receives a timely and accurate bill.
Assists in receiving, checking in and shelving of medications when received from vendors.
Assists in the stock replenishment of decentralized/satellite pharmacy units as requested.
Rotates stock as needed to reduce outdating.
Rotates stock consistently to avoid outdating.
Files patient specific physician orders
Prepares verification of use forms, drug supply and maintains PC-based inventory database for Controlled Dangerous Substances
Participates in daily physical count and reports unreconciled pharmacy stock discrepancies to the Pharmacy Supervisor or Director immediately
Assists with Automated Dispensing machine set-up and coordination.
Provides primary training and onboarding of other technicians.
Additional duties for Level III:
Prepares IV admixtures and documents work.
Sets up IV compounder.
Prepares batch preparation of sterile items.
Maintains IV room/preparation area stock of IV base fluids and additives.
Prepares chemotherapy drugs and other sterile hazardous drug preparation.
Conducts peer interviews as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: None required
Experience: Minimum one year experience as a Pharmacy Technician required. Experience in a hospital setting preferred.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Permit as a Pharmacy Technician by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy when eligible within the first six weeks after placement in this position. National Pharmacy Technician Certification required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general science and math.
Ability to perform basic math calculations.
Must have good interpersonal skills for developing effective working relationships with staff and coworkers.
Good computer skills.
Knowledge of pharmacy and medication protocols, including sterile hazardous drug preparation.
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