This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19Learn more about this agency
This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available.
ResponsibilitiesPharmacy Technicians will be assigned to interested facilities throughout VHA in support of COVID-19 operations and may be temporarily appointed (not-to-exceed 120 days) on an intermittent, part-time or full-time schedule in support of the VA facilities across the Nation.
Under the supervision of a pharmacist, pharmacy technicians perform routine pharmacy functions including receiving prescriptions from patients in writing or electronically from physicians. Pharmacy technicians prepare prescriptions by counting, pouring, weighing, measuring, and mixing the medication if necessary. Pharmacy technicians maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claim forms, stock, and take inventory of medications. Pharmacy technicians prepare medications for inpatients in various settings, including sterile product preparation.
Major duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Employees at this grade level serve as staff pharmacy technicians receiving little guidance from more experienced staff members for more complex patients and procedures, and require minimal supervision.
Work Schedule: Varies based on facility needs
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Occasional travel - Pharmacy Technicians will be assigned to VA facilities within their local commuting area/self identified locations, unless need is expanded to other locations in which case Pharmacy Technicians will be provided lodging, meals, travel and incidental expenses.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/564279300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.