Memorial Healthcare System

Oncology Infusion Specialist Technician- FT-Days- Outpatient MCI - Pembroke Pines

Pembroke Pines, FL

Job Description

Oncology Infusion Specialist Technician- FT-Days- Outpatient MCI

Posted: Saturday, 2/10/2024

At Memorial Healthcare System (MHS), our ever-growing pharmacy career options present unlimited opportunities to individuals passionate about advancing pharmacy practice. As a nationally recognized and respected leader for providing “A-rated” patient care and safety, MHS prides itself on being able to grow and adapt to the rapidly evolving needs of our community and healthcare industry.

Summary:

-Supports pharmacy department infusion and sterile compounding operations

Responsibilities:

Prepares sterile compounded preparations, including specialty and complex drug preparations such as total parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy.

Performs confirmation of product NDC, quantity used and manufacturer to ensure accuracy with billing and reimbursement

Gathers, packages and coordinates shipments and returns of supplies and equipment required for medication administration including but not limited to durable medical equipment, drugs, tubing, flushes, disposal containers etc. based on departmental needs

Communicates with external customers, patients and caregivers to ensure receipt of all medication therapies and supplies dispensed as needed

Assists with supply and drug inventory management, including inventory system up keeping.

Assists with maintenance of USP environmental monitoring per regulatory guidelines

Assists with education and training of new hires and existing staff requiring cross training in sterile compounding, hazardous compounding, etc.

Able to perform all activities within the pharmacy technician scope of practice

Troubleshoots issues with available automation (i.e. compounder, IV prep software application and automated dispensing devices, etc.).

Competencies:

ACCOUNTABILITY, ACCURACY, AUTOMATED IV COMPOUNDERS, CUSTOMER SERVICE, MEDICATION FILLS, ORGANIZATION SKILLS, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, SPECIALTY SOLUTION PREPARATION - INFUSION SPECIALIST, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Education and Certification Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPHT) - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), Certified Pharmacy Technician Exam (EXCPT) - National Healthcareer Association (NHA), Registered Pharmacy Technician (RPT LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL)

Additional Job Information:

Complexity of Work: Critical thinking skills, excellent ability to build relationships and interact with various levels of people. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills.Required Work Experience: Three (3) years of infusion experience. Additional Credential Info: Certified pharmacy technician through a nationally accredited organization

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  •  Keyboard Entry = 80%
  •  Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  •  Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  •  Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 20%
  •  Reaching = 20%
  •  Sitting = 80%
  •  Computer Monitor = 80%

Shift:

Days

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.

We are proud to offer Veteran’s Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.

Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net

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