Oncology Pharmacy Technician - Houston, TX

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary $28.00 Per Hour
Job type Contract
ReferenceDewi - Houston, TX
Contact NameDewi Jones

Job description

Contract Oncology Pharmacy Technician - Houston, TX

  • Pay Rate - $28.00 Per HoFull-time

  • 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 is currently representing a premier adult medical oncology & hematology 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.


  • 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 backflow filters appropriately

  • Reconstitutes powders according to the 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 the drug preparation procedure


  • 2 years of Oncology /Chemo mixing experience required

  • Covid vaccinations are a MUST

  • PTCB Certification with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Quad Recruitment is a Specialist Pharmacy Staffing agency. We're specialists within the pharmacy industry throughout the USA.