Pharmacy Technician

STS Federal - Pensacola, FL

 

 

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 

SITE OF SERVICE: 

  • Naval Hospital Pensacola, FL 

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Degree: Certificate. 
  • Education: 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. 

    Certification:  

  • Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) hands on course through American Heart Association. 
  • Experience: A minimum of 12 months experience within the preceding 36 months as a pharmacy technician.  
  • U.S. Citizenship: HCWs performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens. 

  • English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all HCWs providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate. 

  • HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract and TO. 

 

DUTIES:  

  • 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. 

 

 GENERAL 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 

HOURS:  

  • Each HCW shall be scheduled across the pharmacy operating hours on a flexible basis. 
  • Generally, shifts are scheduled for an 8.5-to-12.5-hour period, including an uncompensated 30 minute to one (1) hour meal break depending on shift length.  

  • At the mutual agreement of the HCW and the government, a CHW may work four (4) 10.5 to 11 hour shifts per week, including a 30 minute to one (1) hour meal break, respectively.  
  • The HCWs shall be scheduled to work a maximum of five (5) holidays and 26 weekend days per year as scheduled by the government supervisor or designated government representative. In no instance will a HCW be required to provide services (on-site service plus approved leave and holidays) in excess of 80 hours per two (2) week period. 

  • It is anticipated that at least one week per month (for a total of five shifts), one (1) Pharmacy Technician will be required to provide overnight services in the Outpatient Pharmacy Department between the hours of 2300 and 0730.  
  • The overnight shift is not separately priced under the task order; costs for overnight shift shall be included in the hourly rates provided for onsite service. 

  • If a HCW is required to work on a holiday, an equivalent amount of compensatory time will be scheduled between the government supervisor and the HCW. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS 

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment. 

STS Federal, LLC. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 



Posted On: Friday, January 28, 2022



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