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Pharmacist Technician

Company: STG International Inc.
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

THIS IS FOR A FUTURE OPENING Pharmacy Technician STGI seeks a Pharmacist Technician to support a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP) facility. The CMOP utilizes a combination of automated and manual procedures to prepare and dispense Over the Counter (OTC) and legend drug prescriptions, controlled substance prescriptions, bulk type prescriptions, and medical/surgical products directly by mail to patients. The nature of services includes the operation and support of automated and manual filling equipment, and the preparation of prescription orders for mail-out dispensing. In this role, you will be responsible for the following: Prepares and dispenses medications, and maintains related records for patients Prepares, packages, labels, and distributes medication doses prescribed by physicians. Maintains inventories of drugs and supplies, stock shelves, rotates stock, and checks expiration dates of pharmaceuticals. Fills/stocks medications in various automated devices. Operates various types of pharmacy automation, including, but not limited to, Autofill devices; Baker Cells; Kalish cells, A-frames; repackaging equipment; and electronic scales. Reads computer screens, uses scanning equipment, and selects specific drugs/products required to fill an order by name, strength, and National Drug Code (NDC) number. Cleans cells and performs first level preventative maintenance which includes cleaning off lights, vacuuming, and making minor adjustments to equipment. Understands the precautions required when handling hazardous materials and hazardous waste. Other duties as assigned. Required Skills Certified Technicians (CPhT) shall hold a current valid certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT). Non-certified technicians must have 6 months of experience (unless otherwise authorized by the respective CMOP) in a retail or hospital pharmacy setting; or be a graduate of an Academic Technician Training Educational Program. Not all pharmacy technicians will be required to be certified or registered (unless required by State Guidelines); however, certification is highly encouraged as several processes and certain equipment will require certified technicians. Must be able to understand how to perform basic mathematical calculations Have basic typing and PC computer skills Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate Must read, understand, speak, and write English fluently under the authority of U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d) Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds when required; push or pull up to 150 pounds on a rolling cart or using a pallet jack. Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time (8-10 hours), stoop, reach upward and withstand various types of repetitive motion inherent in the various tasks to be performed.

Keywords: STG International Inc., Tucson , Pharmacist Technician, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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