IV Additive Technician - Supplemental

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916652

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.

Pharmacy Highlights

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.

  • 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 

  • Prepare sterile products under the direction of a supervising pharmacist.
  • Interprets physician orders and enters order into the pharmacy profile database for later verification by pharmacist.
  • Prepares and maintains adequate supplies of several formulas of cardioplegia solutions and is responsible for laboratory analysis of each before the solution is dispensed.
  • Prepares anesthesia syringe trays and cardiac medications for intravenous drips for each cardiac surgery case.
  • Prepares complex total parenteral nutrition solutions daily which may contain as many as 15-20 drug additives adhering to appropriate procedures.
  • Prepares a variety of narcotic infusions and is familiar with procedures for documentation and inventory of controlled substances.
  • Familiar with and able to maintain proficiency with procedures related to investigational and research protocols.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of drugs and supplies.  Monitor expiration dates of products in stock.
  • Disinfects and tests equipment used in the admixture and compounding process.
  • Delivers admixtures to Nursing units and Departments.  Checks areas for discontinued or expired products.
  • Processes charges and credits using the Pharmacy medication profile database.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus 1 year but less than 2 years of formal training or education.
  • Minimum of 1 year pharmacy experience in either retail or hospital setting.
  • Must be registered with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of date of hire.

Preferred Requirements

  • Certification with PTCB preferred.
  • Experience in a sterile compounding or IV Additive preparation facility preferred.
  • Experience in IV Chemotherapy preparation a plus.

Other Information

  • Part-time vacancy (supplemental).
  • hours will vary week to week and are based on departmental needs, would include day, evenings and weekends.

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.

Vidant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE Applications for Vidant Health and its subsidiary corporate entities are accepted and employees are chosen for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability.

 

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