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IV Pharmacy Technician - Oncology

Millennium Physicians Association Conroe ,TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description

General Summary of Duties: Responsible for mixing of intravenous chemotherapy. Supporting the overall daily functions of the pharmacy area including stocking, inventory, daily drug/supplies ordering, and maintaining Lynx data.

Daily Duties:

  • Receive and process patient’s chemotherapy and infusion orders that are received from the Oncology Nurses throughout the day. Processing the order includes;

- Review the order for accuracy, referencing drug standard dosage chart prior to mixing any drugs. If any discrepancy or question refer back to the Oncology Nurse for clarification prior to mixing or ordering drugs.

- Pull the drugs ordered from the Lynx machine and prepare the medications including priming of the bag, labeling the medication for dispensing.

- Place labeled drugs/medications mixed on the patient’s order and for Oncology Nurse to pick up.

  • Receive, check, and inventory daily McKesson drug/supply order. Includes inventorying drugs into the Lynx machine and updating expiration dates.
  • Record and maintain refrigerator temperature log.
  • Stocking pharmacy and nurses stations with required supplies (i.e. syringes, IV bags, tubing, etc.)
  • Sanitize and clean pharmacy area including equipment and hood prior to leaving for the day.
  • Prepare drug/supply order for patients for the next two days which includes;

- Generating an appointment worksheet for the chemotherapy clinic assigned, printing out scheduled appointments for the next two days.

- Review each patient’s order in the practice management system to verify and record each drug and dose needed.

- Inventory drugs/medications in Lynx to determine what drugs need to be ordered for the patients.

- Tally up drugs needed to prepare order.

- Place drug order by 4:30pm.

 

Weekly Duties:

  • Reconcile inventory and report discrepancies to Lead Pharmacy Technician.
  • Maintain Curlin pump inventory. Including monitoring pump maintenance and repairs.
  • Prepare yellow chemotherapy Sharps containers for weekly pick-up.

 

 

Additional Duties as Needed:

  • Contacting oxygen vendor for tank refills.
  • Contacting Lynx technical support for maintenance or repair issues.
  • Inspect and maintain eye wash station.
  • Re-stock nurses supply area.
  • Perform other duties assigned by management, Clinical Supervisor, Lead Pharmacy Technician, or Lead Oncology Nurse.

 

Experience: Minimum of 1 to 2 year experience as certified pharmacy technician mixing chemotherapy agents in infusion center, clinic, or hospital. Significant experience of intravenous admixtures and chemotherapy is a MUST.

 

Requirements: Certified Pharmacy Technician license through the state of Texas

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of clinic policies related to standard pharmaceutical and oncology practices.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of a Lynx Machine and functionality.
  • Ability to organize daily job functions.
  • Ability to manage high volume of orders utilizing efficient time management.

 

Company Description
Millennium Physicians Association is a multi-disciplinary medical group that offers a singular source for patient healthcare needs.

Our practice is a diverse group of 42 physicians at ten different locations in the Greater Houston area The Woodlands, Kingwood, Tomball, Northwest Houston, Shenandoah, Cypress, Huntsville, Cleveland, Vintage Park, and now Atascocita.

Millennium Physicians treats with the highest level of care, to get patients back living life to the fullest.

Our doctors have a variety of specialties to offer including Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Urology and General Surgery.

Millennium Physicians largest medical branch is Medical Oncology. We are here to meet your needs at this difficult time and are aware that you and your family may be faced with making important decisions regarding cancer treatment choices. Millennium Physicians will be there every step of the way.

Millennium Physicians Association

Millennium Physicians Association is a multi-disciplinary medical group that offers a singular source for patient healthcare needs. Our practice is a diverse group of 42 physicians at ten different locations in the Greater Houston area The Woodlands, Kingwood, Tomball, Northwest Houston, Shenandoah, Cypress, Huntsville, Cleveland, Vintage Park, and now Atascocita. Millennium Physicians treats with the highest level of care, to get patients back living life to the fullest. Our doctors have a variety of specialties to offer including Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Hematology, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Urology and General Surgery. Millennium Physicians largest medical branch is Medical Oncology. We are here to meet your needs at this difficult time and are aware that you and your family may be faced with making important decisions regarding cancer treatment choices. Millennium Physicians will be there every step of the way.

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