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Casual Oncology Pharmacy Technician

Robbinsdale, MN

About this position

To assist the pharmacists in the preparation and distribution of both intravenous and oral medications to oncology customers. The admixture technician will work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in a manner consistent with the rules and regulations of the State Board of Pharmacy. The admixture technician will monitor medication inventory and other related supplies.

 

What we’ll expect from you

• Prepares oral medications, IV solutions, and other sterile injectable products.
• Maintains pharmacy automated dispensing machines.
• Delivers medications and assures medication security is maintained.
• Reviews all chemotherapy labels for completeness of information and prior to medication admixture.
• Calculates dosages to be verified by the registered pharmacist.
• Inventories all medications, including controlled drugs, and maintain records.
• Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
• Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemotherapy or non chemotherapy IV's.
• Cleans chemotherapy hood daily and in between IV admixturing as needed.
• Keeps accurate temperature logs and other information required on the monthly ambulatory monitor checklist.
• Assists with inventory control of medications, including ordering supplies and medications, stocking received items and establishing appropriate PAR levels of items.
• Assists with oral prescription order entry, prescription filling, and triaging billing for retail prescriptions
• Provides quality customer service through helping customers in clinic, over the phone, and through delivering retail prescriptions to appropriate treatment rooms
• Completes required documentation for billing purposes and customer records for both IV and oral preparations
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. • Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
• Diploma from a pharmacy technician program or enrolled in a pharmacy program preferred.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Three years of experience in a pharmacy with IV preparation and handling skills. Oncology background preferred. • Computer and keyboard skills
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical terminology
• Aseptic technique      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

• Registered by State of Minnesota Board of Pharmacy
- State Requirement

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory where Applicable

    

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

• Certified Pharmacy Technician
- NMHC Preferred     

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North Memorial Health is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. North Memorial Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, creed, status with respect to public assistance, or other protected class status. North Memorial Health provides reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees and takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to protected class status. If you believe that you have been treated in a way that does not conform to these statements, please contact Allison Gibbons, Manager, Talent Acquisition at 763-581-2993. If you need a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, or to assist with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 763-581-2963.


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