Overview: Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Admixture Tech at our St Anthony location in Lakewood.
We realize that it sounds clich?? but it is true - taking care of cancer patients is a calling. It's much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC), but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment.
No matter the role each RMCC team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients. Whether we are a nurse holding our patient's hand, or a scheduler on the phone finding an appointment that fits into a patient's schedule, we are deeply connected to our patients and do what we can to help.
If this sounds like you, we'd love to have you join our team.
Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information, preparation instructions, and proper physician authorization.
Assists with the preparation of compounded sterile products under the supervision of a physician.
Under direct supervision, performs compounding duties in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines.
Appropriately utilizes personal protective equipment (PPE).
Utilizes aseptic technique during all aspects of the compounding process.
Maintains strict adherence to USP 797/800 standards and compliance for the handling of hazardous drugs.
Calculates correct dosage volumes, and concentrations required during the compounding process.
Performs required calculations for drug dilutions and reconstitution.
Utilizes closed-system transfer devices (CSTD's) during all hazardous medication preparation
Properly disposes of all hazardous waste generated during the compounding process.
Assists in cleaning all controlled environments within the pharmacy area per daily, weekly, and monthly requirements.
Prioritizes daily compounding workload to also complete batched preparations and complicated research regimens.
Assists in keeping accurate temperature and pressure logs.
Maintains proper control documentation of medications including lot numbers and expirations.
Assists in maintaining accurate drug inventories.
Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Basic data entry into department automation. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
Assist with general cleaning, organization and maintenance of the pharmacy space to minimize particulate load and improve overall control.
Completes and passes required annual technician competencies.
Complies with all departmental and regulatory agency policies and standards of practice.
Complies with all state and federal laws regulating the practice.
Salary Range: $19.00-$25.00
Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certification, etc. As of the date of this posting, in addition to your salary, RMCC offers the following benefits for this position, subject to eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; health savings account; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance; long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program; PTO, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and employee paid critical illness and accident insurance. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum three to five years experience in a pharmacy with I.V. skills. I.V. certification preferred. Certified Pharmacy Technician certificate or State Pharmacy Board requirement recommended.
COMPETENCIES: -Uses Technical and Functional Experience: Possesses up to date knowledge of the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate. -Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change; shows resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates flexibility. -Uses Sound Judgment: Makes timely, cost effective and sound decisions; makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty. -Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works efficiently to achieve them. -Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluated products, processes, and service against those standards; manages quality; improves efficiencies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination and the ability to read and note appropriate measurements. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to direct contact with patients with potential for exposure to toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and chemotherapeutic agents.
All qualified candidates are required to pass a background check and non-federal drug test (which excludes marijuana) post offer of employment and prior to hire.
Candidates will be required to show proof of being vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
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