Responsible for assisting clinical nursing staff in preparing and dispensing IV admixtures (cytoxic and non-cytoxic) and medications, maintaining drug inventory, and for performing other clinical and non-clinical duties as assigned.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Must have experience with sterile preparation and laminar air flow hood techniques. One to two years experience in preparation of sterile IV admixtures required with a minimum of 6 months experience preparing cytotoxic or chemohazardous agents preferred.
Certified Pharmacy Technician designation preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mostly sedentary activities. Performs highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge applied in a variety of situations. Frequent contact with staff and outside agencies, with occasional patient contact. Occasional stress from clinic workload, multiple tasks, documentation, and regulatory requirements. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, and use other senses. The employee is often required to stand or sit for long periods with arms extended forward. The employee must have good manual dexterity and strength in handling syringes and vials, along with adequate visual acuity to read syringes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be accidentally exposed to fumes and airborne particles, toxic, teratogenic, mutagenic, or caustic chemicals and infectious disease. The employee must be able to withstand wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, as per departmental policy and OSHA guidelines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.