Texas Oncology is searching for an Admixture Tech.Under direct supervision of a physician working within a clinic admixture room, performs the technical aspects of medication preparation.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
-Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
-Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing.
-Under a professional's supervision, admixes drugs as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA guidelines and interoffice guidelines. Calculates correct dosage volumes, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents.
-Maintains indigent patient drug program as needed. Counts controlled drugs weekly and maintain records. Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
-Properly disposes all materials used when mixing chemo or non-chemo IVs. Cleans hood daily as stated in policy and procedures.
-Logs and dates all drugs that are being used. Checks drugs monthly for outdates. Keeps accurate temperature logs.
-Keeps accurate logs on all protocol drugs and patient assistance drugs. Maintains proper control documentation of medications, including lot numbers and all other quality assurance activities.
-Complete inventory control of medications. Orders supplies and medications. Receives and shelves medications. Ensures that standard drug supplies are in adequate supply in all departments.
-Prepares labels. Files and prepares billing. Thorough understanding of department automation, data entry and report generation. Ordering of medication and supplies as directed.
-Assist with required cleaning and maintenance of the admix area and the pharmacy department in general to minimize particle counts and improve overall sanitation.
-May provide direction/guidance to lower level Admixture Technician staff.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878266
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually