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    BALTIMORE VA MEDICAL CENTER
    10 N. GREENE STREET
    BALTIMORE, MD  21201


    Come join our team and get pure job satisfaction, while caring for those who have served (or are currently serving) our country...our nation's Veterans.
    As one of the most modern health care facilities in the country, the Baltimore VA Medical Center offers veterans state-of-the-art medical technology, clinical services and research programs. The medical center is home to the world's first filmless radiology department, which allows health care providers to have nearly instant access to patient radiology images from anywhere in the facility and throughout the health care system. The medical center's "patient friendly" design features plant-filled atriums, natural light from overhead skylights and comfortable patient rooms and waiting areas. 
    The Baltimore VA Medical Center is located in a vibrant city neighborhood on the campus of the University of Maryland at Baltimore and is within walking distance of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium (home of the Baltimore Ravens), Lexington Market and the Inner Harbor.

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    Top 5 reasons YOU should choose a career with VA:
    5. A premium benefits package
    4. A fulfilling and challenging work environment
    3. Work where you want to live
    2. On-the-job growth and advancement
    1. To discover the career you want, for the future you deserve
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    Be a member of a team providing compassionate healthcare to veterans. We are an employer of choice who is a center of excellence in patient care, education and research. We value trust, respect, commitment, compassion, and excellence; we value you. Go to http://www.va.gov/ for more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs.


    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will perform duties in all areas of the Inpatient Section. The position is an evening shift Pharmacy Technician, who, under the authority of the Chief, Pharmacy Service, is directly involved in all aspects of the preparation and dispensing of drug orders and prescription items.

    Incumbent will serve as a pharmacy technician primarily evenings, but they may rotate through the various shifts: days, evenings and night shift. The technician will effectively perform a full range of inpatient drug distribution duties. These include assisting the inpatient pharmacy IV program, stocking medication carts, delivering medications to the floors, Omnicell and OR/Clinic replenishment, monitoring expiration dates of pharmacy stock and nursing units, and replenishing crash carts.  The technician will assist the pharmacist in prioritizing, processing and delivery of all IV and PO doses to maintain the consistency of overall pharmacy services both to inpatients and emergency room patients. The technician will assists with the stocking of drugs, solutions, supplies and will be responsible for ordering IV and irrigation solutions for the pharmacy.
    Incumbent is responsible for processing and filling orders for scheduled and non-scheduled federal legend drugs and supplies, including the preparation of IV admixtures. Responsible for training of technicians, or students assigned to employee tour. Assists with procurement of pharmaceutical supplies as needed and works closely with patients and healthcare staff to meet the needs of the customer.

    Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift/carry pharmaceutical supplies weighing 50 lbs. or less; bending and stooping; and regular and recurring physical exertion involving walking and standing for prolonged periods.

    Preferred Experience: Experience working in an inpatient pharmacy preparing Chemotherapy, using sterile compounding skills in accordance with USP 797.

    Work Schedule: Based on the needs of the service. This position requires incumbent to rotate through all pharmacy programs and rotation through all shifts (including evening, day, weekend, holiday, and potentially midnight). The incumbent will be required to work tours of duty as assigned.  Tour is 2:30-11pm weekdays with occasional holiday and weekend coverage.

    Functional Statement Title/#: Pharmacy Technician/000000


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and current permanent employees of the VA and other Federal agencies

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