Infusion Pharmacy Technician - Simmons Cancer Center
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: October 19, 2020
**$2,000 Sign On Bonus** New UTSW employees will be paid $2,000
bonus over 1st year of employment. JOB SUMMARY Working under
supervision, the Infusion Pharmacy Technician will be responsible
for assisting in the administration of infusion therapies to
patients at the Infusion Pharmacy 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. The
Infusion Pharmacy Technician will be scheduled primarily day shifts
Monday through Friday on UTSW s Dallas campus but must also have
the flexibility to be scheduled, if needed, at UTSW s satellite
Infusion Pharmacies in the DFW area. **New UTSW pharmacy technician
employees will receive a $2,000 retention bonus: $1,000 paid after
6 months of employment and another $1,000 paid after 12 months of
employment. EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION A minimum of 2 years of paid
work experience as a registered pharmacy technician in a hospital
(inpatient) or ambulatory infusion setting is required. Previous
experience with infusions is highly desired. 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. 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. High school diploma or
equivalent is required. Candidate must provide documentation
(unofficial transcripts or diploma) to verify highest level of
education. 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. JOB DUTIES
- 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
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 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. SECURITY This position is
security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215,
which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record
information. UTSouthwestern 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 UTSouthwestern policy to
prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender
identity, or gender expression. Associated topics: biomedical,
dietician, disease, medical, medicine, patient, pharmacology,
pharmacy, therapy, vaccine
Keywords: UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Infusion Pharmacy Technician - Simmons Cancer Center, Professions , Dallas, Texas
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