Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position works on an as needed basis.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Center for Advanced Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Assists pharmacists with daily pharmacy operations in a supportive role, under the pharmacists’ direct supervision.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists with accurate preparation, labeling, and dispensing of patient medications. Includes timely delivery of medications to nursing staff and patients.
Prepares and compounds parenteral products including cytotoxic compounds using proper aseptic technique, assuring continuous quality control during preparations of admixtures. Performs required calculations and verification of doses.
Monitor inventory for expired medications. Replenishes stock when drug inventory is low.
Assists with quality assurance programs including but not limited to temperature monitoring of pharmacy refrigerators and freezers, IV hood cleaning, filing Nucleus floor stock, and checking for expired medications.
Participates in pharmacy continuing educational programs, seminars, and all required training and certifications to maintain job status and/or pharmacy licensure as required by law.
Answers telephone, assists customers at pharmacy counter/door, and assists pharmacists with any requested pharmacy duties. Assists in keeping pharmacy neat, clean, and orderly.
High School diploma or equivalent High School certification.
Currently enrolled full-time and in good academic standing in an accredited school of pharmacy.
Basic Life Support certification. (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Current Pharmacy Intern registration with State Board of Pharmacy.
One year experience in pharmacy operations.
Completion of at least one year of pharmacy school.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 to $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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