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    Summary

    This position functions as an Inpatient Lead Pharmacy Technician. The incumbent is a highly specialized technician and will be assigned to various positions, including IV Sterile Compounding, Chemotherapy Sterile Compounding, Controlled Substance Management, Triage and Unit Dose medication packaging and distribution.

    This is an open continuous announcement, applications will be reviewed and referred bi-weekly until the announcement is closed, canceled or filled.

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    Responsibilities

    This is an open continuous announcement. Resumes/Questionnaires received in USA Staffing in response to this announcement will be maintained in the USA Staffing job file. Qualification determinations will be done based on the applicant's resume/questionnaire submitted for the position and a list of qualified candidates will be referred to the Service. The Application packets for those who are found qualified for this position will be referred bi-week until the announcement is closed, canceled or filled.

    Major Duties:

    • Communicate both orally and in writing to ensure successful transfer of critical patient or medication information.
    • Applies advance knowledge of sterile compounding to act as a technical resource to staff working in the IV Room, answering questions on preparing IVs, .
    • Works with IV Trainers to assist with development of training materials and provides input and recommendations for use of new technology and equipment.
    • Applies and teaches safe handling when working with hazardous materials and compounding hazardous sterile products.
    • Makes regular physical inventory of medications/supplies to ensure necessary stock levels are maintained and communicates any issues to procurement technicians.
    • Triages phone calls into the inpatient pharmacy area and refers to a pharmacist when necessary.
    • Works in many aspects of inpatient pharmacy service other then sterile compounding, including automation (Pyxis), distribution, labeling, packaging, documentation, controlled substance accountability, emergency cart replenishment, environmental condition software management and unit dose management.
    • Provides initial troubleshooting of various automated equipment within IV and unit dose work areas.
    • Assists in training of pharmacy employees, interns, residents and students.
    Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is Rotational; Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends and Holidays. Additional information may be provided during the interview process.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608938300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.