Prepares medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a physician. Checks all orders for completeness of information.
Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing. Under a professional's supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines.
Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents. Maintains indigent patient drug program as assigned. Counts controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs. Cleans hood daily or as stated in policy and procedures.
Logs and dates all drugs that are being used. Checks drugs monthly for outdate and other quality assurance activities as assigned. Keeps accurate temperature logs. Keeps accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs.
Maintains proper control documentation of medications, including lot numbers. Complete inventory control of medications. Receives and shelves medications.
Assists lead admixture technician in ensuring that standard drug supplies are in adequate supply in all departments.
Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Performs efficient data entry into systems used by pharmacy and admixture. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
Assist with required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department in general to minimize particle counts and improve overall sanitation
Current pharmacy certification