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    Summary

    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. CERTIFICATES WILL BE ISSUED MONTHLY OR AS VACANCIES NEED TO BE FILLED.

    Outpatient Pharmacy Technician (Temp/Intermittent):
    These positions function in Pharmacy Service and the outpatient care areas within VANCHCS in multiple locations (OTHER LOCATIONS WILL BE ADDED WHEN VACANCIES OCCUR):

    • Chico, California
    • Fairfield, California
    • Martinez, California
    • Sacramento, California

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    Responsibilities

    NOTE: This is a TEMPORARY - INTERMITTENT appointment. A part-time or intermittent employee may not be scheduled for employment which will exceed 1820 hours or seven-eighths of full-time employment during a service year. (See VA Directive and Handbook 5007, Pay Administration). This position may be converted to a full-time permanent position without further competition.

    SALARY: The salary posted on this announcement is for a full-time work schedule of 80 hours per pay period. Actual salary will be pro-rated based on actual hours worked and the location selected for.


    Dispensing Activities: The Pharmacy Technician (Outpatient) uses computer generated labels to initiate filling process. Verifies computer generated label with prescription order. Selects appropriate drug, fills prescription and attaches correct label; documents appropriate filling data; opens and sorts incoming mail requests, prepares and enters mail refill requests into computer, prints prescription suspense and VISTA file regularly; prepares packages for mailing, sorts, release (via computer) and files new prescriptions, renewal and refill documents; receives incoming clinic ward order requests and fills ward orders as appropriate. Educates patients on medication refill process and status; generates prescription renewal requests and resolves routine system questions. Works with supervisor to meet requirements from regulatory agencies (DEA, OIG) or accreditation (JC).

    Inventory Control: Coordinates the supply and demand of pharmaceuticals in all filling areas. Assists supervisor and procurement technician in setting inventory levels; maintains stock of all supplies and pharmaceuticals in a neat and orderly manner; supports procurement technician by screening inventory for depleted and outdated medications, by logging medications that need to be ordered and by preparing reports during inventory audits. Maintains and operates automatic prescription dispensing equipment including point of care machines, labeling devices, and equipment for packaging mail outs.

    Work Schedule: Intermittent - As Needed
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

  • Job family (Series)

    0661 Pharmacy Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555107100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.