Position: Pharmacy Technician
Location: Maxwell AFB, AL
Job Type: Full Time
Work Hours: 40 Hours a week
Paid Holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Days, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. If the holiday falls on Saturday, it is observed on Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed on Monday.
Vacation: Two weeks vacation, Per SCA Guidelines
- Must be a US citizen
- Must be able to pass a background check, drug test and obtain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
- The Contractor Personnel under this contract will be subject to random drug screenings conducted by the base drug demand reduction office.
Education: High School graduate and 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. Must be able to show proof of education.
Certification: Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). BLS also required.
Experience: One year of outpatient pharmacy and customer service experience after graduation.
TYPE OF WORK
The duties include but are not limited to the following:
- 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.
- Input outpatient prescriptions and any other drug orders. Interpret prescriptions and formulas for appropriateness, to include content, dosage, completeness, compatibility, and conformity with established guidelines.
- Perform common pharmaceutical calculations.
- Print labels and drug filing lists.
- Prepare, package, and label prescriptions and drug orders to include extemporaneous compounds. Completed prescriptions are subject to internal pharmacy quality control.
- File completed prescriptions.
- Dispense medications and supplies to patients and clinics
- Review patients’ computerized drug profiles and adhere to pharmacy policy/operating instructions when discrepancies are found.
- Confer with prescribers or patient on questions about the prescription.
- During dispensing, counsel patients on proper use of medication and provide technical drug information to patients commensurate with level of responsibility/training.
- Recognize typical properties of pharmaceuticals such as color, chemical, or consistency, and reports discrepancies to pharmacist.
- Completes medical record documentation and coding, and designated tracking logs and data reporting
- Attend and participate in professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities.
- Cleans pharmacy equipment and facilities as required by pharmacy management.
GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.
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