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IV Pharmacy Technician I

IV Pharmacy Technician I

Job ID 
11103
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Allied Health

More information about this job

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned.
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis.
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist.
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals.
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering.
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License.

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients.
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner.
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry.
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner.
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations.
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner.  

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.