This position provides technical support to clinic personnel and offsite pharmacists who are responsible for the safe and proper distribution and use of medications by patients in outpatient infusion clinics that are not staffed with a licensed pharmacist. Patients may range in age from neonates, infants <1 year old, children and adolescents ages 1-18, adults ages 19-65, and the elderly age >65. The technician is responsible for conducting the day-to-day operations of the outpatient infusion preparation area. Responsibilities include: sterile product and hazardous admixture/preparation, automated inventory maintenance of controlled and non-controlled medications, narcotic discrepancy reconciliation, pharmacy computer system order entry, clinic audits, supply ordering, medication delivery, regulatory compliance recordkeeping, utilization of pharmacy-related technology, and performing other duties as assigned.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm