Overview: Florida Cancer Affiliates in Panama City, Florida
is looking for a PRN, Pharmacy Tech to join our team!
Oncology Experience Preferred. Possibility for position to go F/T.
The Pharmacy Tech, under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist working within a licensed pharmacy, performs the technical, nonjudgmental aspects of medication preparation. With minimal supervision, responsible for record keeping and inventory control. Tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse or a registered pharmacist. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Specific state law may regulate that only licensed individuals perform compounding or mixing responsibilities. As a result, certain incumbents are prohibited from said tasks. Responsibilities:
Prepares medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing. Under a professional's supervision, 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. Maintains indigent patient drug program as assigned. Counts controlled drugs weekly and maintain records.
Receives and shelves medications. Assists lead pharmacy technician in ensuring that standard drug supplies are in adequate supply in all departments. Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Performs efficient data entry into systems used by pharmacy and admixture.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the Pharmacy Tech position will have the following background and experience:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum 1-3 years of experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills.
I.V. certification preferred.
Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate or State Pharmacy Board requirement recommended.
Completion of an ASHP accredited program or community college-based program recommended.
Florida Cancer Affiliates is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.