Admixture Technician/Pharmacy Technician
Company: Oncology Hematology Care
Posted on: October 9, 2018
Oncology Hematology Care (OHC) is currently accepting resumes for an Admixture Technician in the Springfield, Ohiooffice. OHC is the region's premier provider of care related to cancer and blood disorders including a wide range of services, state-of-the-art treatments and technologies.
For over 30 years, OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.) has served as the region's premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient's medical and personal needs.
The Admixture Technician, under direct supervision of a physician working within a clinic admixture room, performs the technical, non-judgemental aspects of medication preparation, distribution, record keeping and inventory control. The Admixture Technician tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse or a registered pharmacist.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Assists with the preparation of medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a physician.
-Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
-Under direct supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
-Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents.
-Assists in counting controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs.
-Assists in cleaning hoods daily checking drugs monthly for outdates and other quality assurance activities as assigned.
-Assists in keeping accurate temperature logs, accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
-Maintains proper control documentation of medications including lot numbers.
-Provide support with inventory control of medications. Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Basic data entry into department automation. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
-Assist with required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department in general to minimize particle counts and improve overall sanitation.
High School diploma or equivalent. Entry level to three years experience in a pharmacy. CPhT preferred.
This full-time position offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, company paid short-term disability, long-term disability and basic life insurance. Also included is a safe harbor contribution to a 401k, supplemental life insurance, PTO (paid time off), paid holidays and a Monday through Friday daytime work schedule.
Join OHC today and become a part of this fast growing, Cincinnati-based Company committed to compassionate and convenient care close to home.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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