Pharmacy technician performs all tasks except those required by law to be performed by a licensed pharmacist. Performs all pharmacy technician and clerical duties. Position requires National Pharmacy Technician Certification and institutional specific pharmacy technician IV certification. Position requires development of in depth knowledge of current asepitc IV medication compounding best practices established by USP-797 and USP-800 national guidelines. Position requires developing a full understanding of hazardous drug handling in healthcare settings and willingness to become trained in the admixture of hazardous medications (chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and immunologic agents).
Basic Computer Knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively at a high level with multiple healthcare professionals, both verbally and in writing.
A minimum of 2 years in hospital pharmacy.
Prefer knowledge of USP-797 and USP-800 - will train the right candidate
Prefer experience with admixture of hazardous medications - will train the right candidate
Must be familiar with standard medical terminology.
Requires strong math skills
High school diploma or equivalent.
Certification from the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
Certification from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
Completion of in-house IV technician certification program (40 hours didactic/80 hours on-the-job sterile admixture training)
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.