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Pharmacy Technician, University Hospital - Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Technician, Full Time M-F Day Shift, Partial Remote Work Eligible

University Hospital
Date Posted
14 March, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
321739
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Pharmacy Technician, University Hospital - Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Technician, Full Time M-F Day Shift, Partial Remote Work Eligible

Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

Schedule is Monday – Friday day shift, includes no weekend/evenings/holidays, and offers the possibility for hybrid works schedules including remote work can be evaluated after initial training period. Job will not be 100% remote.

Our specialty pharmacy program is growing and looking for experienced pharmacy technicians to join in non-traditional roles.

This position will primarily support cancer patients seen in IU Health clinics across the state of Indiana including IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. These unique roles are designed to help navigate our patients through the complexities of starting specialty medications. Team members are office based and are not involved in traditional pharmacy operations. Daily responsibilities include securing insurance prior authorizations, identifying financial assistance to reduce patient out of pocket, and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to break down barriers that delay or prevent our patients from beginning and continuing these therapies. Schedule is Monday – Friday day shift, includes no weekend/evenings/holidays, and offers the possibility for hybrid works schedules including remote work.

Under pharmacist supervision, supports the pharmacy department in one or more of the following areas: inventory, preparation, distribution, compounding, processing of medications and supplies, specialty medications, and medication histories. Assists with all functions required for medication processing including answering telephones, taking refill orders, entering orders into system, preparing the medication for pharmacist check, preparing medications for disbursement/shipment/delivery. Key job duties may consist of handling supplies, stocking prepackaged items, maintaining inventory, delivering supplies, maintaining records, distributing supplies. May assist in bulk compounding and preparation of I.V. solutions. Works with pharmacy staff to minimize the potential for medication errors.

 High School Diploma or GED required.
• Requires Indiana Pharmacy Tech-In Training OR Indiana Pharmacy Technician License OR intern/extern license if enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
• Requires Pharmacy Technician National Certification within one year of hire unless enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
• Requires the absence of criminal history related to the ability to work with drugs.
• Requires strong mathematical calculation skills.
• Requires ability to learn basic pharmacy technician skills in assigned areas and work under close supervision or under clearly defined procedures.
• Requires ability to learn effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Requires ability to learn and execute customer service skills.
• Requires basic proficiency typing and using Microsoft Office applications.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Pharmacy Technician, University Hospital - Oncology Specialty Pharmacy Technician, Full Time M-F Day Shift, Partial Remote Work Eligible Role

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

Schedule is Monday – Friday day shift, includes no weekend/evenings/holidays, and offers the possibility for hybrid works schedules including remote work can be evaluated after initial training period. Job will not be 100% remote.

Our specialty pharmacy program is growing and looking for experienced pharmacy technicians to join in non-traditional roles.

This position will primarily support cancer patients seen in IU Health clinics across the state of Indiana including IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center. These unique roles are designed to help navigate our patients through the complexities of starting specialty medications. Team members are office based and are not involved in traditional pharmacy operations. Daily responsibilities include securing insurance prior authorizations, identifying financial assistance to reduce patient out of pocket, and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to break down barriers that delay or prevent our patients from beginning and continuing these therapies. Schedule is Monday – Friday day shift, includes no weekend/evenings/holidays, and offers the possibility for hybrid works schedules including remote work.

Under pharmacist supervision, supports the pharmacy department in one or more of the following areas: inventory, preparation, distribution, compounding, processing of medications and supplies, specialty medications, and medication histories. Assists with all functions required for medication processing including answering telephones, taking refill orders, entering orders into system, preparing the medication for pharmacist check, preparing medications for disbursement/shipment/delivery. Key job duties may consist of handling supplies, stocking prepackaged items, maintaining inventory, delivering supplies, maintaining records, distributing supplies. May assist in bulk compounding and preparation of I.V. solutions. Works with pharmacy staff to minimize the potential for medication errors.

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     High School Diploma or GED required.
  •  Requires Indiana Pharmacy Tech-In Training OR Indiana Pharmacy Technician License OR intern/extern license if enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
  •  Requires Pharmacy Technician National Certification within one year of hire unless enrolled in accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Requires the absence of criminal history related to the ability to work with drugs.
  •  Requires strong mathematical calculation skills.
  •  Requires ability to learn basic pharmacy technician skills in assigned areas and work under close supervision or under clearly defined procedures.
  •  Requires ability to learn effective written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Requires ability to learn and execute customer service skills.
  •  Requires basic proficiency typing and using Microsoft Office applications.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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