Pharmacy Technician

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    $14 - $18
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  • Duration:

    01/06/2020 - 04/05/2020
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  • Job Description

    One of the world's largest and fastest-growing pharmaceutical companies with $2 Billion in annual revenue is seeking a Pharmacy Technician II


    Assists with drug preparation and dispensing under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist and in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.  Performs at least one higher level pharmacy technician responsibility in addition to filling prescriptions,  such as Control Room, MTS (prepack machines), inventory control (purchasing), data entry, IVs, servicing facility-based medication dispensing machines). 

    Essential Functions:

    • Fills prescription items, as permitted by the State Board of Pharmacy, packaging medications for dispensing and for delivery,  meeting the accuracy and productivity standards of the pharmacy.
    • Labels products appropriately, including cautionary or auxiliary labels.
    • Participates in the periodic inventory of the pharmacy. 
    • May check in drugs and supplies, stock shelves and remove out-of-date items from the inventory.
    • Prepares medications including emulsions, liquids, powders and ointments, which may include non-sterile compounding.
    • Communicates with internal and external customers in a pleasant and professional manner.
    • May process returned medications from the facility for credit or destruction.
    • Assists in the training of new employees.
    • Also performs at least one of the following: 

    •      Works in the Controlled Drugs (Narcotics) Room.
    •      Works with automated machine to prepack drugs. 
    •      Manages inventory functions such as monitoring pharmaceutical levels and identify expired medications,

                  managing to the pharmacy standard for Days on Hand. 

    •      Inputs patient data and medication orders into a computer system to produce labels (data entry). 
    •      Mixes/packages IV medications, sanitizes IV room, equipment and hood.
    •      Services facility-based medication dispensing machines (e.g., RxNow).

    • Performs other tasks as assigned.
    • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Position Qualifications

    • Education/Learning Experience

    • Required: HS diploma or equivalent
    • Desired:

    • Work Experience

    • Required: Experience in a pharmacy setting

    • Desired:  LTC pharmacy experience

    • Skills/Knowledge

    • Required: Ability to operate a computer; ability to recognize and identify medications

    • Desired:

    • Licenses/Certifications 

    • Required: As required by government regulations and business needs

    • Desired:

    • Behavior Competencies

    • Required:    Detail oriented; goal oriented, team player, effective oral communication



    Physical Requirements/Demands of the position


    Physical Requirement              Frequency           

    Computer Use                         Constantly (50-100%)

    Lift                                           Frequently (25-50%)  Up to 25 lbs

    Reach                                       Constantly (50-100%)

    Feel                                            Constantly (50-100%)

    Sit                                             Occasionally (0-25%)

    Stand                                        Constantly (50-100%)

    Talk                                          Frequently (25-50%)

    Hear                                          Frequently (25-50%)

    Drive                                        Occasionally (0-25%)

    Fly                                            None

    Walking                                    Constantly (50-100%)


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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