Pharmacy Technician USMD Oncology

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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

Under the direction of the Pharmacist, this position is responsible for providing timely preparation and distribution of medications and IV solutions to include chemotherapeutic and bio therapeutic agents within the oncology / infusion center in conjunction with established guidelines, policies and procedures, and statutory requirements.

This is a float position & candidate will float between all 4 Oncology Clinics as needed in South Ft. Worth, Arlington, Dallas and Cleburne, TX

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures in all areas of practice
  • Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, performs functions pertaining to the dispensing of chemotherapy, bio therapy, hazardous and other medications
  • This technician shall be proficient in sterile products preparation, proficient and able to perform practices dictated by the USP 797/800 guidelines
  • Provides coverage in areas of need in the pharmacy operation
  • Consistently demonstrates safe handling and disposal of chemotherapy agents, as outlined by OSHA, USP and USP standards
  • Appropriately pulls pre-medications from dispensing cabinet, and chemotherapy/biotherapy as orders are presented
  • Safely and accurately mixes and prepares all prescribed medications, including chemotherapy/biotherapy for pharmacist check, in a timely and efficient manner to ensure minimal delay in patient treatments
  • Prepares labels, bags, and dispenses the products
  • Dates and properly stores partial multi-dose vials, Draws up and dates injectables
  • Reviews stock, orders medications daily from vendor, and follows up on back-ordered stock. Receives/checks-in all orders
  • Under the direction of Pharmacy Management and the pharmacist this position will maintain adequate supply and utilize cost-containment practices
  • Appropriately operates and maintains specialized pharmacy equipment
  • Charts all scheduled maintenance designed to ensure sterility according to protocol. Performs daily, weekly, monthly and terminal cleaning of IV admixture spaces
  • Must maintain general pharmacy knowledge, knowledge of medications, medication dosage forms, and trade and generic names
  • Thorough knowledge in preparation of sterile parenteral products using proper aseptic technique, knowledge of pharmaceutical calculations, proper product labeling, and product reconstitution procedures
  • Thorough understanding of medication order procedures involving the pharmacy computer system
  • Other duties as assigned


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Licensed with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and have a certification
  • PTCB Certification or CPhT
  • Current BLS certification
  • 2 years IV mixing experience
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred:
  • Oncology Experience

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Pharmacy, Oncology, Pharm Tech, Compound, Chemo , Dallas, Tx , Mixing Tech, PTCB , Cpht, Infusion, Irving, TX, Texas

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