Are you looking for a career and not just a job in the medical field? Virginia Cancer Specialists, an affiliate of McKesson Specialty Health and US Oncology, a leader in Cancer Care, is seeking a Full Time Retail Pharmacy Tech for our Cancer Center in Fairfax. This is a Monday - Friday position, we offer paid holidays, and GREAT BENEFITS INCLUDE: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 K, and Profit Sharing Plan.
Under direct supervision of a registered pharmacist working within a licensed pharmacy, performs the technical, nonjudgemental aspects of medication preparation, distribution, record keeping and inventory control. Tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse or a registered pharmacist. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Specific state law may regulate that only licensed individuals perform compounding or mixing responsibilities. As a result, certain incumbents are prohibited from said tasks. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates the ability to interact in a positive and helpful manner with patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and co-workers. Reflects commitment to building a supportive work environment and maintains a positive attitude.
Enters prescription orders. Processes and prepares for the pharmacist to check.
Compounds nonsterile pharmaceutical products according to rules and regulations.
Prepares inventory, orders supplies and stocks shelves in the pharmacy.
Appropriately uses resources, such as inventory and supplies.
Rotates through all work areas of the pharmacy.
Experience with Prior Authorization of Prescriptions
Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or equivalent. One to three years experience in a pharmacy. Virginia Pharmacy Technician Certification
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.
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