Pharmacy Technician – Oncology

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
This job has been Expired
National Coalition of Healthcare Recruiters
Job Overview

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Pharmacist & Pharmacy Technician – Position Summary
An affiliate with US Oncology Network, is growing and has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician Float position in San Antonio, Texas.

They are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.

This Oncology network has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. They have pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.

Under direct supervision of a physician working within a clinic admixture room, performs the technical, non-judgmental aspects of medication preparation, distribution, 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.

-Prepares medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a physician. 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. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
-Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs. Cleans hood daily or as stated in policy and procedures.
-Logs and dates all drugs that are being used. Checks drugs monthly for outdate and other quality assurance activities as assigned. Keeps accurate temperature logs. Keeps accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
-Maintains proper control documentation of medications, including lot numbers. Complete inventory control of medications. Receives and shelves medications.
-Assists lead admixture 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. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
-Assist with required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department in general to minimize particle counts and improve overall sanitation

High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum three years in a pharmacy with I.V. skills. I.V. certification preferred. Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate or State Pharmacy Board requirement recommended.
To learn more about this opportunity please email linda@alamohr,com or

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-1890898
  • StreetN/A
  • StateTexas
  • Postal CodeN/A
Shortlist Never pay anyone for job application test or interview.