Oncology Pharmacy Technician

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary $25.00 - $26.00 Per Hour
LocationTexas
Job type Contract
DisciplinePharmacy
ReferenceDJOncologyPharmacyTechTX
Contact NameDewi Jones

Job description

Contract Oncology Pharmacy Technician - Houston, TX

Pay Rate - $25.00 Per Hour

Full time hours – Monday to Friday (Rotating Weekends)

Overtime paid at 1.5X hourly rate after 40 hours

Fun working environment

Potentially could move into a permanent position

Ongoing contract (6 – 12 weeks)

 Quad Recruitment are currently representing a premier adult medical oncology & haematology practice in Houston, TX. They have a very dedicated team who provide state of the are cancer treatment.

The Role:

The role of the Oncology Pharmacy Technician in the practice includes both the direct technical procedures of drug admixture and preparation, and the supply and equipment management activities.

You will prepare the pharmaceutical agents ordered in the correct dose, for the correct patient, and to provide those drugs to the clinical staff for administration. The Pharmacy Tech is responsible for the cost-effective management of all drugs, supplies and equipment required in the preparation and storage of the agents administered in the practice, using both the pharmacy system and the practice inventory sheets.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes aseptic technique in medication preparation

  • Performs mathematical calculations to convert drug concentration to dosage desired correctly and efficiently

  • Utilizes appropriate personal protective equipment in the preparation of chemotherapy agents

  • Demonstrates technical skills required for drug preparation and ability to assemble required equipment

  • Manipulates equipment correctly

  • Utilizes venting and back flow filters appropriately

  • Reconstitutes powders according to manufacturer’s instructions

  • Labels medications clearly

  • Identifies issues of compatibility and stability for the clinical staff

  • Confirms new orders or changes in drug orders with clinical staff

  • Dates, concentration specified, and initials on vials held in storage

  • Verifies expiration dates on drugs and supplies utilized in practice

  • Mentors new nursing staff in drug preparation procedure

Requirements:

  • 2 years of Oncology /Chemo mixing experience required

  • Covid vaccinations are a MUST

  • PTCB Certification with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Quad Recruitment’s consultants are available to take your call now to discuss this role – (929) 209 - 9032

Quad Recruitment is a Specialist Pharmacy Staffing agency. We're specialists within the pharmacy industry throughout the USA. If this role has sparked some interest, please reach out to us immediately to find out more.