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Pharmacy Technician - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Pharmacy Technician

Company: Oklahoma City VA Medical Center
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pharmacy Technician - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

VA Careers - Pharmacy:
The pharmacy technician represents the pharmacy in the medical center and is to follow all established hospital and pharmacy service policies and procedures to ensure high quality care the Veteran. This position assists with pharmacy related duties as assigned by the supervisor or lead pharmacist. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Understands the pharmacy drug distribution process, reads, interprets and reviews verified prescriptions, identifies basic therapeutic problems and communicates back to the pharmacist.
  • Identifies basic therapeutic problems and communicates back to the pharmacist, selects proper dose form, strength, and quantity of medications, counts, pours, or measures medication into final containers accurately, affixes proper label(s) records required data on the appropriate form, prescription, or order.
  • Inventories and replenishes emergency carts, anesthesia trays, or other medication kits based on drug supply.
  • Understands the pneumatic tube system and medications that can be tubed to areas and limits of this system for medication delivery.
  • Facilitates quality control in the pharmacy by performing secondary reviews of doses prepared by other technicians or other staff as requested.
  • Understands and has knowledge of specific inventory areas such as crash carts, Kitcheck trays (or similar), controlled substances, IV Fluids, and automation inventory.
  • Inventory and processing of IV fluids require appropriate body mechanics to safely lift 40lbs repeatedly including lifting above the waist.
  • Understands sterile and non-sterile pharmacy compounding procedures, follows USP 795, 795 and 800 standards in the performance of hand hygiene, donning PPE, product preparation by master formulation record, and documentation requirements for compounds in the compounding record.
  • Able to recognize hazardous drugs and follows appropriate PPE to prepare, dispense, or ransport hazardous pharmaceuticals according to USP 797 and 800 standards.

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