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USGP Pharmacy Technician in United States

Pharmacy Technician

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Level

Undisclosed

Job Location

Naval Hospital Pensacola - Pensacola, FL

Remote Type

N/A

Position Type

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Education Level

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Salary Range

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Travel Percentage

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Description

Location: Shall provide pharmacy services at the Naval Hospital Pensacola, FL

Duties: 

  • Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services. 

  • Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities.

  • Practice aseptic techniques as necessary.  Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection. 

  • Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.

  • Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.  Anticipate potential 

  • problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions.  Notify supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems that the HCW is unable to manage.

  • Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.

  • Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed.  Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.

  • Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.

  • Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.

  • Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth.

  • Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes required by the Command, to include but not limited to online annual training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection control, Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE), and all other required training.

  • Actively participate in the command’s Performance Improvement Program.  Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.

  • Participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members.  Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting government employe­es (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students, etc.).

  • Attend and participate in various meetings as directed.

  • Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care.

  • Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, MHS Genesis and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander. Maintain DOD email account as directed. The HCW shall be responsive to all email and voicemail communications.

  • Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.

  • Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinic directives and prepare such records and reports as may be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local instructions.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Certificate/ 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.

  • Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

  • A minimum of 24 months experience within the preceding 36 months as a pharmacy technician.  At least 6 of the 24 months of experience must be immediately prior to performing services under this task order.

  • Maintain Active BLS through American heart association/ or military.

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