IV Additive Technician - Supplemental - PRN

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918199

Vidant Medical Center

Part Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.  But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

We provide 24 hour pharmacy services to all patients within the hospital. Become part of a team that is leading the way in pharmaceutical patient care.

Pharmacy Highlights

  • Fully automated hospital pharmacy. Automated Pyxis dispensing system.
  • Baxa Compounding system for parenteral nutrition.
  • PhaSeal system utilized for chemotherapy preparation.
  • Integrated electronic medical record.
  • 24 hour pharmacy services.
  • Technician continuing education program.
  • Opportunities to practice in multiple areas within the Pharmacy Department
  • Several satellite pharmacy locations.

Responsibilities

  • IV Additive Technicians are responsible for preparing sterile IV medications under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. They prepare IV admixtures in accordance with policy and procedure and the 797 guidelines.
  • IV Additive Technicians are responsible for operating the Epic computer system. This includes reviewing patient's medication profiles, filling scheduled rounds and stat doses and setting up IV medication labels to be prepared. They also perform credits and charges and assists nurses with IV medication issues.
  • IV Additive Technicians are responsible for preparing Total Parenteral Nutrition solutions and adding electrolytes and other drugs to the TPN solution. They are responsible for cleaning, setting up and operating of Baxa Compounders per policy and procedure.
  • IV technicians must practicing good aseptic technique, successfully complete a media fill kit, a glove fingertip sample test and a training manual during the initial six weeks of training. Annually they must successfully pass a written competency assessment, a media fill kit and a glove fingertip sample test.
  • IV technicians maintain the inventory of the IV room drugs and supplies. They are responsible for monitoring expiration dates and recalls of all medications in stock. Technicians prepare a variety of narcotic infusions and keep the required documentation and inventory of IV controlled substances.
  • Chemo technicians sing a closed system and under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Chemotherapy technicians are responsible for preparing patient charts, cleaning and setting up the hood and preparing patient's chemo medications. They also document waste, label opened vials and maintain medications stock and inventory supplies.
  • The OR and ECHI technicians prepare case kits, on-call medications and stock the Pyxis Anesthesia work stations in all the OR suites. They prepare cardiac drips, drip sheets and syringe trays for cardiac surgeries. The OR and ECHI technicians maintain the medication and supply inventory for the satellites. They prepare cardioplegia solutions and operates the Rapid-Fill Syringe machine for batching needed doses.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus 1 year but less than 2 years of formal training or education.
  • Must be registered with the NC Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of employment. Certified with the PTCB preferred.
  • One year of pharmacy experience in a retail or hospital pharmacy setting required.
  • IV additive experience preferred.

Other Information

  • Two positions - evening and weekend hours mostly (Training will be done during during day shift ) NO Benefits with these positions.o N.s......

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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