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FAR Government, Inc. Pharmacy Technician in okinawa, Japan

Pharmacy Technician

FAR Government, Inc. (FARGOV) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, economically disadvantaged woman-owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve and protect the American people.

Job Summary: FAR Government, Inc. is looking for a Pharmacy Technician for the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF). The services shall include, but are not limited to, transcription of prescriptions, performing pharmaceutical dispensing, prescription reconstitution, patient consultation, quality improvement and supply control duties.

Position: Pharmacy Technician

Job Type : Full Time

Location: 18th MDG, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Education : High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Certification: Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)certification per AFI 44-102, Medical Care Management (See Appendix C, Applicable Forms and Publications). Completion of a pharmacy technician technical education is required.

  • Must have a minimum of two months experience in a setting of military inpatient or outpatient or retail pharmacy.

    Duties:

  • Call-up patients using the queuing system provided. Using two patient identifiers, patient’s full name and date of birth, fill and dispense new and refill prescriptions to patients and fill and dispense hand-written and provider-ordered entry prescriptions with correct quantity; check accuracy of label and affix auxiliary labels as required. Counsel patients on each medication. (Counseling includes: medication allergies, medication storage, use, expiration, and common side effects). Monitor for drug interactions and report adverse drug reactions in patients. If questions arise while counseling that the technician does not feel confident in answering, proper channels (reference materials, more experienced technicians, patient’s health care provider or a pharmacist) shall be utilized to ensure accurate information is given to the patient.

  • Support patient requests and supporting physicians’ requests. Operate various computer systems to include current Windows version (for communication and training), Composite Health Care System (CHCS) version 1 and Innovation Pharmacist system and any updated versions of these programs, pyxis, and clinic orders.

  • Pre-package high usage medication in designated quantities and log medications as instructed.

  • Operate and perform routine cleaning and maintenance on pharmacy automated counting/dispensing equipment, as instructed by pharmacy staff. Perform daily light cleaning of countertops, supply shelves, fallen medications, disposal of medications in the right way, and cleaning / sanitization of reconstitution/compounding area

  • Be responsible for creating, maintaining, and disposing of only those government required records that are specifically cited in this PWS or required by the provisions of a mandatory directive listed in Applicable Publications and Forms. If requested by the Government, the contractor shall provide the original record or a reproducible copy of any such record within five working days of receipt of the request.

    Mandatory Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage functions and staff within an MTF to meet program objects. Knowledge of the military healthcare organizational structure, major issues, policies, procedures, and operations related to the management of the healthcare delivery systems

  • Maintain current knowledge and skills acquired through approved training ,and ability to learn new systems and processes.

  • Shall read, understand, speak, and write English fluently to be able to communicate clearly with patients. The contractor shall have typing skills and be computer literate with Microsoft Windows/Office.

    Why FAR Government?

    You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

    Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

    FAR Government, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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