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Oncology Pharmacy Tech

Dignity Health Medical Group Sacramento, California
Requisition ID 2022-256899 Employment Type Full Time Department Pharmacy - Cancer Center Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm) Remote No Category Pharmacy

Dignity Health Medical Foundation established in 1993 is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California Arizona and Nevada. Today Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.


Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of Oncology Pharmacist, Oncology Certified Nurse, or Oncologist, the Oncology Pharmacy Technician prepares chemotherapy and infusion medications; maintains and orders supplies.

The Oncology Pharmacy Technician is responsible for the following:
• Prepares or mixes chemotherapy and injectable medications upon physician's orders.
• Performs calculation
• Maintains clean and safe operation of biological safety cabinets.
• Assists pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and staff as needed.
• Responsible for ordering all clinical supplies for the infusion pharmacy.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

- 2 years progressive experience in sterile compounding
- Current California Pharmacy Technician License in good standing.
- AA Degree and oncology work experience. College level education may be considered in lieu of AA degree
- Formal training from a reputable Pharmacy Technician Program
- Knowledge of medical terminology and oncology center operations
- Ability to perform pharmacy calculations
- Ability to operate computer
- Ability to function under pharmaceutical preparation hood
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work with a diverse work force
- Knowledge of generic and trade names of common chemotherapy agents and pharmacy terminology

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prior experience in oncology treatment center or hospital
- Certified Pharmacy Technician Chemotherapy Technician certification




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