Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is looking for Admix/Pharmacy Technicians to join their phenomenal team. The pharmaceutical treatment of cancer is specialized and ever-changing field. The team at WVCI is looking for a tech to help prepare, maintain, and deliver medications for our amazing patients. Our pharmacy department has both retail and admixture departments that support our patients' treatment journey. This also would allow technicians with strong retail experience to build on their skills, and work towards the higher levels of the pharmacy technician scope.
Benefits : M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location : Albany, OR Responsibilities:
Assists with the preparation of medication orders by compounding or admixing medications.
Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
Admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents.
Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs. Assists in cleaning hoods daily checking drugs monthly for outdates and other quality assurance activities as assigned.
Assists in keeping accurate temperature logs, accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
Maintains proper control documentation of medications including lot numbers. Provide support with inventory control of medications. Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Basic data entry into department automation.
High School or Equivalent
1 - 3 years of experience in a pharmacy; hospital experience preferred, admixture/IV experience strongly preferred
Pharmacy Tech Certificate Required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination and the ability to read and note appropriate measurements. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and chemotherapeutic agents.