Infusion Pharmacy Technician, Simmons Cancer Ctr - PRN
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: July 1, 2020
JOB SUMMARY Working under supervision, the Infusion Pharmacy
Technician (PRN) will be responsible for assisting in the
administration of infusion therapies to patients at the Simmons
Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) on the UT Southwestern Medical
Center s Dallas campus. The Infusion Pharmacy Technician (PRN) will
be scheduled, as needed, day shifts (7:00 AM to 5:30 PM) Monday
through Friday. This is PRN (per diem) position and is not eligible
for employee benefits.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION High school diploma or equivalent is
required. A minimum of 2 years of paid work experience as a
registered pharmacy technician in a hospital (inpatient) or
infusion ambulatory setting is required. Previous experience with
infusions is highly preferred. Registration with Texas State Board
of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a Registered Technician or Pharmacist Intern
is required and national certification with Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board (PTCB) is preferred. Sterile compounding (IV)
certification accredited by ACPE for inpatient, infusion and
specified retail environments and a current Basic Life Support
(BLS) certification with course accredited by the American Heart
Association (AHA) is required. Basic computer skills, data entry,
filing is essential. Ability to communicate in English (speaking,
reading, and writing) is required. Must have good general health
and stress coping ability. Position requires moderate physical
effort: prolonged standing/walking, 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
- 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 imporve 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 storage areas.
- 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. **Other Duties: Performs
other duties as assigned.
SECURITY This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas
Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain
criminal history record information
SALARY Salary Negotiable UT Southwestern Medical Center is
committed to an educational and working environment that provides
equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In
accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits
unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of:
race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual
harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship
status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT
Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of
sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
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Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Infusion Pharmacy Technician, Simmons Cancer Ctr - PRN, Professions , Dallas, Texas
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