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 Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology. The position is located at the 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 preparation 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, filling Nucleus floor stock, and checking for expired medications.
Participates in pharmacy continuing educational programs, seminars, and all required training to maintain job status and/ or pharmacy licensure.
Answers telephone, assists customers at pharmacy counter/ door, and assists pharmacists with any requested pharmacy duties. Assists with keeping pharmacy neat, clean, and orderly.
Equivalent of completion of high school (high school diploma or GED); currently enrolled in an accredited School of Pharmacy and maintains good academic standing per the schools definition, or has graduated from a School of Pharmacy but not yet passed the Board Exam for a Pharmacist license.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Current Missouri Pharmacy Intern registration desired, and one or more years of experience in pharmacy operations or completion of one year of pharmacy school.
Basic computer skills including typing, basic pharmacy skills (including pharmaceutical math calculations).
Must be able to understand and follow complex written or verbal instructions.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $15.54 - $19.05 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please upload the following medical license/certification requirements
Any additional license or certifications you may have
Normal pharmacy office or lab environment with some potential exposure to toxic or carcinogenic substances (protective apparel is furnished). Some standing, sitting, walking, stooping, reaching, and lifting (light to moderately heavy drug cartons or cases) may be required.
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.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.