• Pharmacy Technician

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tucson
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1257
    Category
    Healthcare
    Overseas Travel Required
    No
    Security Level
    Background Investigation
  • Overview

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently seeking four (4) qualified Pharmacy Technicians to support VA healthcare operations in Tucson, AZ. Full-time day shift positions with competitive salary and benefits packages are available.

     

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepares and dispenses medications, and maintains related records for patients
    • Prepares, packages, labels and distributes medication doses prescribed by Physician
    • Maintains inventories of drugs and supplies, stocking shelves, rotating stock, and checking expiration date of pharmaceuticals
    • Fills/stocks medications in various automated devices; documents lot and expiration date into computerized logs
    • Operates various types of pharmacy automation, including, but not limited to, ScriptPro, Pick Point, Omnicell automated dispensing equipment and Eyecon
    • 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
    • Must be able to understand the precautions required when handling hazardous materials and hazardous waste
    • Processes refill requests and prints prescription labels utilizing computerized software programs
    • Answers telephone calls from patients, physicians and other health care professionals
    • Refers to computerized prescription profile to respond to inquiries from patients concerning disposition of prescriptions, obtains information or responds to questions within the technician scope of knowledge
    • Documents interactions with patients and staff appropriately, including documentation in the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) when required
    • Replies to questions from patients regarding expired prescriptions, deleted or discontinued drug, or unavailable drug or prosthetic and/or ostomy device
    • Refers inquiries of a professional nature to a pharmacist
    • Verifies patient identity prior to communicating patient health information with the patient; two identifiers, as defined by the medical center, are required
    • Participates in managing patient prescription processing time while meeting required department specific metrics and monitors
    • Organizes, files, and maintains dispensing documents, original prescriptions, and other required documentation in accordance with federal regulations and state laws
    • Regularly fills a full range of standard drug, ostomy, and disposable medical supply prescriptions utilizing prepackaged drugs, consumer packs, robot cassettes, and manufacturer bulk products; final check is performed by Pharmacist prior to dispensing
    • Fills cassettes and ensures secondary technician review for automated counting equipment; inputs all pertinent information (e.g. barcodes cassettes, enters lot and expiration information into automated equipment utilizing computerized software)
    • Performs inspection of assigned areas including but not limited to: Outpatient clinics, Emergency Room, and Outpatient Pharmacy; ensures proper stock rotation, and ensuring expiration date and/or lot number validity; removes all expired medication during inspections and quarantines the expired items for return/destruction; properly documents all actions taken during inspection of area
    • Electronically logs discharge, shuttled, runner, and tubed prescriptions using ScriptPro
    • Notifies and/or clarifies orders needing special handling, i.e., refrigeration, with pharmacist and patient as necessary
    • Delivers prepared totes to travel; ensures disposition of items for Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) is initiated by transferring such items to the travel department
    • Packages verified mail prescriptions in the appropriate mailer or box, ensuring proper handling, i.e. refrigeration or padding.; sorts mail according to status i.e., regular, certified, or UPS
    • Scans and creates barcodes for robot prescription processing, utilizing dedicated computerized software programs
    • Fills CBOC and primary care clinic orders including, but not limited to Omnicell restock reports; ensures that a proper supply of medication is available, and if not, request that the item be ordered and packaged for unit dose use
    • Replenishes medications in clinics utilizing sophisticated computer software: Omnicell, Pick Point
    • Replenishes filling areas with vials, caps, labels, log books, paper bags, and other supplies as needed
    • Communication and interpersonal relations, including the ability to appropriately and courteously relate to internal and external customers
    • Properly operates the telephone including transferring calls and placing calls on hold. Handles calls efficiently and appropriately
    • Properly operates work status on Openscape Phone System (work mode, available mode, and unavailable mode)
    • Properly follows Pharmacy Phone center scripting and resolutions that pertain to the phone call
    • Properly places a call on hold when investigating any issues related to the phone call
    • Answers the door, allowing only person with authorized access to enter; ensures individual signs visitor log and escorts individual to necessary area of pharmacy
    • Prepares and fills medication orders for bubble packing for State Veterans Home or Contracted Long term care facility as appropriate
    • Processes audio renewal orders through notes or right click-renew feature. Processes refill mail slips through VISTA
    • Routes prepared prescriptions to appropriate pneumatic tube stop

    Qualifications

    • PTCB CPhT certification
    • Graduate of an Academic Technician Training Educational Program
    • Two (2) year of relevant experience
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Must be able to understand and perform basic mathematical calculations
    • Basic typing and PC computer skills
    • Read, write, and speak English fluently

    EEO Statement

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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