Infusion Pharmacy Technician (PRN) - Simmons Cancer Center
Company: UT Southwestern
Posted on: June 25, 2022
WHY UT SOUTHWESTERN?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT
Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and
compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we
strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits
for our valued employees. Ranked as the #1 hospital in Dallas-Fort
Worth for the fifth consecutive year, we invite you to continue
your healthcare career with us at William P. Clements Jr.
University (CUH) Hospital. You'll discover a culture of teamwork,
professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and
advancement into leadership roles.
Working under supervision, the IV-certified Infusion Pharmacy
Technician will be responsible for assisting in the administration
of infusion therapies to patients at the Infusion Pharmacy's Clinic
at Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) on the UT
Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center's Dallas campus. This position
will be primarily responsible for IV compounding for the infusion
pharmacies but will also be assigned duties such as stocking,
receiving, inventory management, etc.
This is a PRN (per diem/as needed) Infusion Pharmacy Technician
will be scheduled, as needed, primarily Monday through Friday
between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (with some shifts starting earlier or
ending later) at the SCCC Infusion Pharmacy located on UTSW's
Dallas campus. If needed, this position may be asked to work at one
of UTSW's satellite Infusion Pharmacies in DFW but only rarely if
PRN positions are not benefit-eligible.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
A minimum of 1 years of paid work experience as a registered
pharmacy technician in a hospital (inpatient) or ambulatory
infusion setting is required.
Must have previous IV experience as a pharmacy technician.
Previous experience with infusions is highly desired.
LICENSES & CREDENTIALS:
Current registration with Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a
Registered Technician is required.
Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE is
Must have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with
course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or
American Red Cross (ARC).
National certification with Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
(PTCB) is strongly preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Basic computer skills, data entry, filing is essential.
Ability to communicate in English (speaking, reading, and writing)
Must have good general health and stress coping ability.
Position requires moderate physical effort:
Occasional lifting/carrying (up to 25 lbs)
Reaching, bending, crouching, etc.
Performs job responsibilities in accordance with organizational and
departmental policies, procedures, performance improvement
objectives and environmental and infection control standards.
Coordinates daily workflow in assigned area and provides leadership
to other technicians. Performs extemporaneous compounding.
Repackages bulk medications into unit dose per departmental policy
and procedure. Enters charges and credits and restocks returns.
Makes good decisions, accepts responsibilities, and maintains
competency in multiple areas. Accepts duty as knowledge and
training resource for specific areas of responsibility and works to
improve these areas.
Fills all orders, floor stock, and fill lists. Performs IV
calculations and prepares al IV admixture using proper aseptic
technique. Handles all intravenous chemotherapy. Delivers
medication on time.
Provides prompt and courteous service. Receives incoming calls and
prioritizes bases on urgency or nature of requests.
Audits and signs out all controlled substances in accordance with
state and federal guidelines and organizational policies.
Identifies and corrects discrepancies and reports unusual usage
pattern and trends. Completes medication area inspections. Removes
and documents expired medications.
Orders, manages and monitors drug inventory in fiscally responsible
manner and is cognizant of appropriate PAR levels in medication
Enhances personal growth and development. Participates in
educational programs, in-services and meetings. Participates in new
employee orientation and training.
Treats co-workers and organizational and departmental property and
resources with respect.
Maintains clean, orderly and stocked work environment.
Works and problem solves with minimal supervision.
**Performs other duties as assigned.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this
position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to
be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain
medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not
meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not
apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other
non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they
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