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Washington University of St. Louis Pharmacy Technician - Medical Oncology - 51354 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Center for Advanced Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: This position assists pharmacists with daily pharmacy operations in a supportive role, under the pharmacist’s direct supervision. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists with accurate preparation, labeling, and dispensing of patient take-home and oral medications. This includes timely delivery of medications to nursing staff and patients. 2. Assists with order entry of take-home medications, electronic claims process of prescriptions, and able to operate cash register to collect payments from patients. 3. Prepares and compounds sterile parenteral products, including cytotoxic compounds using proper aseptic technique, assuring continuous quality control during preparation of admixtures. Performs required calculations and verification of doses. 4. Assists with drug purchasing and inventory management; communicates with drug vendors and suppliers for cost effective drug and material purchasing. This includes monitoring inventory for expired medications and assisting with return of expired drug products. Replenishes stock when drug inventory is low. Obtains office supplies when needed for pharmacy operations. 5. Assists with quality assurance monitoring programs, including but not limited to, temperature monitoring of pharmacy refrigerators and freezers, IV hood cleaning documentation, filling Nucleus stock, checking for expired medications, checking stock for recalled medications, updating the “Borrow and Loan” records, checking eye wash stations, and filing prescriptions. 6. Participates in pharmacy continuing educational programs, seminars, and all required training and certifications to maintain job status and/or pharmacy licensure as required by law. 7. Ensures update of educational reference material, answers telephone, assists customers at pharmacy counter/door, and assists pharmacists with any requested pharmacy duties. Assists with keeping pharmacy neat, clean, and orderly. Required Qualifications * High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. * Three or more years in pharmacy operations, including IV admixtures and cytotoxic drug handling and/or retail pharmacy experience. * Current Missouri and/or Illinois Pharmacy Technician License, as applicable by state of work location. * Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). Preferred Qualifications * Current certification from PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board). * Pharmacy experience, including IV admixture experience with demonstrated ability to ensure accurate drug dispensing. * Safe handling and preparation of cytotoxic and hazardous drugs. * Basic computer skills, including typing. * Basic pharmacy skills. * Ability to understand and follow complex written or verbal instructions. * Effective verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to organize time and work independently. * Able to handle confidential material. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Pharmacy Technician - Medical Oncology - 51354 Job ID: 51354 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular