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Pharmacy Technician Oncology - 923657

Dallas, TX 75201
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  • Job Code
    923657
  • Jobs Rated
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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best work.(sm)

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Under the direction of the Pharmacist, this position is responsible for providing timely preparation and distribution of medications and IV solutions to include chemotherapeutic and bio therapeutic agents within the oncology / infusion center in conjunction with established guidelines, policies and procedures, and statutory requirements.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures in all areas of practice
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  • Under the direct supervision of the pharmacist, performs functions pertaining to the dispensing of chemotherapy, bio therapy, hazardous and other medications
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  • This technician shall be proficient in sterile products preparation, proficient and able to perform practices dictated by the USP 797/800 guidelines
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  • Provides coverage in areas of need in the pharmacy operation
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  • Consistently demonstrates safe handling and disposal of chemotherapy agents, as outlined by OSHA, USP <797> and USP <800> standards
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  • Appropriately pulls pre-medications from dispensing cabinet, and chemotherapy/biotherapy as orders are presented
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  • Safely and accurately mixes and prepares all prescribed medications, including chemotherapy/biotherapy for pharmacist check, in a timely and efficient manner to ensure minimal delay in patient treatments
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  • Prepares labels, bags, and dispenses the products
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  • Dates and properly stores partial multi-dose vials, Draws up and dates injectables
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  • Reviews stock, orders medications daily from vendor, and follows up on back-ordered stock. Receives/checks-in all orders
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  • Under the direction of Pharmacy Management and the pharmacist this position will maintain adequate supply and utilize cost-containment practices
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  • Appropriately operates and maintains specialized pharmacy equipment. Charts all scheduled maintenance designed to ensure sterility according to protocol. Performs daily, weekly, monthly and terminal cleaning of IV admixture spaces
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  • Must maintain general pharmacy knowledge, knowledge of medications, medication dosage forms, and trade and generic names
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  • Thorough knowledge in preparation of sterile parenteral products using proper aseptic technique, knowledge of pharmaceutical calculations, proper product labeling, and product reconstitution procedures. Thorough understanding of medication order procedures involving the pharmacy computer system
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  • Other duties as assigned
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"Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

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Locations include clinics in Cleburne and Las Colinas/Irving, Texas

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Required Qualifications:

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  • 1+ years Infusion/Oncology experience
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  • High school graduate or equivalent
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  • PTCB Certification or CPhT required
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  • Must be licensed with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and have a certification
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  • Current BLS certification
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  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctors diagnosis of disease
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Pharmacy, Oncology, Pharm Tech, Compound, Chemo , Dallas, Tx , Mixing Tech, PTCB , Cpht, Infusion, South Dallas, Texas, TX

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Posted: 2021-04-20 Expires: 2021-06-18

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