Job Description

Admixture Technician

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Admixture Technician

Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Under direct supervision of a physician working within a clinic admixture room, performs the technical, nonjudgmental aspects of medication preparation, distribution, record keeping and inventory control. Tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse, mid-level provider, or physician.

  • 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.
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations.
  • Under a professional's supervision, admixes medications as ordered by physician or mid-level provider in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA and USP guidelines.
  • Properly record lot numbers, expiration date and volumes of all medications used in compounding for each product prepared.
  • Maintains patient drug assistance program, and replacement drug program as assigned, including maintaining proper documentation.
  • Counts controlled substance medication inventory weekly and maintain records.
  • Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
  • Properly maintain the medication preparation area, including USP 797 required cleaning per policy.
  • Checks drugs monthly for outdated and other quality assurance activities as assigned, and maintains accurate documentation to support these activities.
  • Keeps accurate temperature logs.
  • Responsible for complete inventory control of medication and related supplies, including ordering, receiving and shelving of all products.
  • Responsible for maintaining all records related to medications in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Able to perform efficient data entry into systems utilized by the department including but not limited to inventory control system.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Two years within the last five years in a comparable job classification with chemotherapy compounding experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current Arizona pharmacy technician license
  • National pharmacy technician license

PREFERRED

  • Prior inventory control experience.
  • Two year degree

Essential requirements:

Sitting

Occasional

Crawling

Occasional

Waist Twisting

Frequent

Walking

Frequent

Neck Twisting

Frequent

Simple Grasping

Frequent

Standing

Frequent

Climbing

Occasional

Power Grasping

N/A

Neck Bending

Frequent

Kneeling

Occasional

Fine Manipulation

Occasional

Waist Bending

Frequent

Talking

Frequent

Reach Above Shoulder

Occasional

Squatting

Occasional

Hearing

Continuous

Reaching at or Below Shoulder

Frequent

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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