Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is looking for Medication Reconciliation/Retail Pharmacy 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 : Eugene, OR
Prepare medication orders by compounding or admixing injectable medications under supervision of a physician. Checks all medication orders for completeness of information.
Float to other clinical sites depending on departmental need.
Verifies patient information and provider authorization of medication orders.
Reviews all medication orders for insurance approval before admixing medications.
Under a health care professional's supervision, processes medication orders including preparing labels, admixture details; followed by admixing medications as ordered by providers in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines. Prepares all medications within OSHA guidelines, and US Oncology and Compass Oncology guidelines. Verifies dose calculations and calculates correct dosage volumes.
Counts controlled substances and maintain records. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets. Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemotherapy or non-chemotherapy medications.
With admix team conducts required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department with the specific departmental policies and procedures.
Cleans hoods and clean rooms as stated in policy and procedures.
Logs and dates all medications that are being used. Maintains drug inventory, including checking monthly for outdates. Keeps accurate temperature logs and other quality assurance logs. Maintains control documentation of medications, including lot numbers and all other quality assurance activities
Collaborates with team members to maintain indigent patient medication program and records. Completes and maintains accountability logs on all research medications
Orders supplies and medications and ensures adequate supply of medications and medical and pharmacy supplies. Receives and shelves medications. Maintains inventory control of medications
Reviews and checks medication charges daily, in preparation for revenue cycle team. Thorough understanding of department automation, data entry and report generation.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Certified Pharmacy Technician training required
1 to 3 years experience in a pharmacy
Previous Admixture experience especially in oncology strongly preferred