Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Oncology Pharmacy Technician for the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Among the key duties of this are the following:
Assists the Pharmacist in all aspects of pharmacy practice that do not require professional judgment or intervention for the purpose of dispensing medications. The Pharmacy Technician would be required to perform the following processes: sterile/non-sterile product preparation, patient profile maintenance, department record keeping, billing, maintaining inventory.
Provides assistance in handling of investigational drugs and associated record keeping.
Performs dose calculation, double checks accuracy of product selection and assures performance of both aseptic and hazardous drug compounding techniques that require the use of a USP 797 / 800 compliant clean room and personal protective equipment to reduce exposure and contamination while maintaining sterility of the final product.
Maintains the integrity of biologic safety cabinets by using proper techniques, daily cleaning, and maintaining certification.
Maintains the integrity of laminar airflow hoods by using proper techniques, daily cleaning, and maintaining certification.
Prepares and labels extemporaneously compounded non-sterile pharmaceuticals including the counting and auditing of oral chemotherapy.
Provides support for maintaining inventory information, organizing patient profiles, and processing medication orders for preparation.
Performs billing functions, including coding, data entry and audits.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
At least three (3) years of prior experience as a Pharmacy Technician and possess a Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT).
A minimum of one (1) year as a CPhT with oncology related experience including completion of chemotherapy certification course and USP 797 certification.
Must pass recertification of skills within the six (6) month probationary period of employment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Proficiency and knowledge of electronic medical records (EMR).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Work Environment: Office environment and clean room environment, with moderate to high noise. Good conditions, IV preparation exposes employee to
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