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Luke & Associates Pharmacy Technician- Work with the Military in Oak Harbor, Washington

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

SITE OF SERVICE:

  • Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor, WA

    POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree: Certificate.

  • Education: Graduate from a formal pharmacy technician program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) or a formal pharmacy technician program (i.e., technical, hospital, or retail-based program) or a formal medical services training program of the United States Military.

  • Certification:

  • Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on course through American Heart Association.

  • Experience: A minimum of 12 months of full-time experience within the last 36 months as a pharmacy technician.

  • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.

  • English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.

  • HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    The HCW shall provide services within the scope of their competencies, the applicable duties provided in the basic contract, and the following:

  • Interpret inpatient and outpatient prescription orders and perform steps to correctly enter prescription data into the pharmacy computer system, fill the requested medication, and dispense the prescription.

  • Review and prepare pharmacy orders for intravenous additive solutions, using sterile technique and maintaining infection control procedures; review the patient’s medication profile, enter new drug orders, prepare labels, assemble the necessary ingredients, and label the completed product.

  • Maintain and maximize the Unit Dose Drug Distribution System; collect and prepare medications to be loaded into the automated inpatient medication management system from medication inventory orders; prepare medications into Unit-Dose/Unit-of-Use packaging to be verified by a pharmacist.

  • Prepare and distribute Sterile IV Products that have been verified by a pharmacist.

  • Repackage bulk medications into smaller containers of predetermined size of unit dose packaging; maintain an adequate level of pre-packs, operate and maintain pre-packing equipment.

  • Respond to pharmacy questions concerning the administration and use of a medication as prescribed by the patient’s provider, availability of medications, and unit of use, from clinic staff and/or patients to ensure correct use in a tactful and helpful manner.

  • Advise supply personnel of any shortages of medications or supplies and inform the supply section of any unusual use or large quantities of drugs that are being dispensed; maintain storage of medications and supplies according to good pharmacy practices, including checking for, and removing, outdated, or deteriorated supplies.

  • Accurately maintain the required records and accountability documents reflecting the issuance and receipt of controlled substances and immediately report to the designated pharmacist on duty any discrepancies or unusual requests.

  • Utilize pharmacy computer and robotic systems in accordance with MTF protocols.

    DUTIES:

  • Perform a full range of pharmacy technician procedures.

  • Perform pharmaceutical dispensing duties including filling new outpatient prescriptions, refilling prescriptions, and entering orders into databases.

  • Perform information consultation duties including supporting new and refill prescriptions, supporting patient requests, supporting physician’s requests, monitoring for drug interactions, and reporting adverse drug reactions.

  • Perform quality improvement duties including performing drug storage inspection, reviewing expired supplies, and producing error and workload reports and documentation.

  • Perform supply process duties including placing new orders, stocking/restocking shelves, inventory maintenance, producing not in stock reports.

    HOURS:

  • Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0700 and 2000, Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays between the hours of 0700 – 1800.

  • Shifts will normally be scheduled for an 8.5 to 9 hour period, to include an uncompensated 30 to 60 minute lunch break, respectively.

  • In no instance will the HCW be required to provide regular services in excess of 80 hours per two-week period.

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