$2,000 Sign On Bonus
New UTSW employees will be paid $2,000 bonus over 1st year of employment.
Working under supervision, the Infusion Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting in the administration of infusion therapies to patients at the Infusion Pharmacy at Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) on the UT Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center's Dallas campus. This position will be primarily responsible for IV compounding for the infusion pharmacies but will also be assigned duties such as stocking, receiving, inventory management, etc.
The Infusion Pharmacy Technician will be scheduled primarily day shifts Monday through Friday on UTSW's Dallas campus but must also have the flexibility to be scheduled, if needed, at UTSW's satellite Infusion Pharmacies in the DFW area.
New UTSW pharmacy technician employees will receive a $2,000 retention bonus: $1,000 paid after 6 months of employment and another $1,000 paid after 12 months of employment.
EXPERIENCE and EDUCATION
A minimum of 2 years of paid work experience as a registered pharmacy technician in a hospital (inpatient) or ambulatory infusion setting is required. Previous experience with infusions is highly desired.
Sterile compounding (IV) certification accredited by ACPE for inpatient, infusion and specified retail environments and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required.
Registration with Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) as a Registered Technician or Pharmacist Intern is required and national certification with Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is preferred.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Candidate must provide documentation (unofficial transcripts or diploma) to verify highest level of education.
Basic computer skills, data entry, filing is essential. Ability to communicate in English (speaking, reading, and writing) is required. Must have good general health and stress coping ability.
Position requires moderate physical effort:
Occasional lifting/carrying (up to 25 lbs)
Reaching, bending, crouching, etc.
Performs job responsibilities in accordance with organizational and departmental policies, procedures, performance improvement objectives and environmental and infection control standards.
Coordinates daily workflow in assigned area and provides leadership to other technicians. Performs extemporaneous compounding. Repackages bulk medications into unit dose per departmental policy and procedure. Enters charges and credits and restocks returns.
Makes good decisions, accepts responsibilities, and maintains competency in multiple areas. Accepts duty as knowledge and training resource for specific areas of responsibility and works to improve these areas.
Fills all orders, floor stock, and fill lists. Performs IV calculations and prepares al IV admixture using proper aseptic technique. Handles all intravenous chemotherapy. Delivers medication on time.
Provides prompt and courteous service. Receives incoming calls and prioritizes bases on urgency or nature of requests.
Audits and signs out all controlled substances in accordance with state and federal guidelines and organizational policies. Identifies and corrects discrepancies and reports unusual usage pattern and trends. Completes medication area inspections. Removes and documents expired medications.
Orders, manages and monitors drug inventory in fiscally responsible manner and is cognizant of appropriate PAR levels in medication storage areas.
Enhances personal growth and development. Participates in educational programs, in-services and meetings. Participates in new employee orientation and training.
Treats co-workers and organizational and departmental property and resources with respect.
Maintains clean, orderly and stocked work environment.
Works and problem solves with minimal supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
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