HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Pharmacy Technician Lead OP Infusion in Corpus Christi, Texas
Corpus Christi Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX
Lead Pharmacy Technician- OP Infusion
Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.
We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.
Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including:
24-hour Emergency Services
Behavioral Health Services
Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment
Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery
Breast Diagnostic Center
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level I, II, III
Maternal and Neonatal Transport
Neurosurgical and Neurological Services
Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
Women's Health Center
Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a Lead Pharmacy Technician in OP Infusion .
The Oncology Pharmacy Lead Technician (OPLT), specialized in Oncology is a specially trained (formal or through on the job training) licensed by the Texas Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician. The OPLT will having a working knowledge of the purchase, receipt, storage, preparation, and destruction of sterile-hazardous drugs. The OPLT is a health care professional, working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist to operate an USP-797 (Clean Room)/USP800 (Hazardous) Pharmacy. This pharmacy will serve outpatients and inpatients. The OPLT will coordinate the efforts of other technicians, to include schedule, training, and evaluation of appropriate sterile and hazardous handling technics.
The OPLT works under the direction of the Oncology Clinical Pharmacist and is responsible for the following duties;
Experience required includes hospital or oncology clinic experience in the admixture of hazardous/anti-neoplastic drugs.
Holds certification in good standing with Texas State Board of Pharmacy
ACPE/ASHP certification or has completed a recognized course in an accredited college of pharmacy or a course sponsored by an ACPE in sterile product preparation is required.
Serve as the SME for the sterile/hazardous drug preparation in an USP797, and USP800 compliant pharmacy.
Consult advise and educate staff on methods and means to prepare hazardous medications in a safe and efficient manner.
Provide relevant technological or administrative data to identify, quantify and resolve organizational or operational problems
Participate in the implementation of new technology and operation procedures within the cancer treatment product and service line of business
Provide training and education of Pharmacy Tech II assigned to the area, and to pharmacist, pharmacy students in the procurement, receiving, storage, decontamination, preparation and wastage of hazardous pharmaceuticals.
Assists in maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the pharmacy.
Attains competency in the operation and maintenance of pharmacy automation equipment, i.e. DoseEdge, Pyxis and Meditech.
Maintains records associated with departmental functions assigned to the technician.
Answers the telephone and provides assistance to the caller to satisfy their inquiries.
Enters pharmacy charges into the pharmacy computer system on a daily basis
Assists the pharmacist in the dispensing of medications, i.e. order entry of physician orders and filling those physician orders to include the reconstituting of medications if required.
Prepares parenteral hazardous medications under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.
Checks medications for expiration dates within the department as well as on the nursing units.
Participates in departmental orientation programs, training programs for pharmacy technicians, pharmacy staff meetings, and in-service education
Attends and participates in meetings and functions required by the hospital or by the department.
Performs quality-monitoring functions as requested.
Promotes positive customer services with internal and external customers
Performs all other job related duties as assigned
Experience working in a Hazardous/Clean Room. (Preparing antineoplastic medications)
- Holds certification in good standing with Texas State Board of Pharmacy.
- ACPE/ASHP certification or has completed a recognized course in an accredited college of pharmacy or a course sponsored by an ACPE in sterile product preparation is required.
- Educational requirements appropriate for meeting age-specific needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
All pharmacy technicians that perform IV admixture responsibilities must undergo the following training at a minimum.
- Completes forty (40) hours of on-the-job training in the preparation, sterilization, and administer of parenteral and/or enteral products.
- Successfully passes initial and annual competency assessment for IV admixture skills through process validation.
Title: Pharmacy Technician Lead OP Infusion
Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area
Requisition ID: 08298-7421