Pharmacy Technician

at Kurz Solutions (view profile)
Location Lancaster, Texas
Date Posted January 23, 2023
Category Pharmacy
Job Type Full-time
Internal Job ID 23-00027

Description

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The Community – Lancaster, Texas

Lancaster is a vibrant and growing community where residents enjoy the quaintness of friendly neighborhoods that is only a few minutes from world-class entertainment and activities in Downtown Dallas. The City provides great job opportunities, an award-winning school district, as well as top quality award-winning parks and recreational facilities. Lancaster’s vision is to build a united community by exemplifying exceptionalism in the region. You can take in some arts and culture by visiting one of their fine museums or enjoy a relaxing afternoon on their sought-after golf courses; there really is a little bit of everything that you can do in and around Lancaster, Texas!

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About the Facility – Texas Veteran’s Affairs Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP)

The CMOP utilizes a combination of automated and manual procedures to prepare and dispense Over-The-Counter and legend drug prescriptions, controlled substance prescriptions, bulk type prescriptions, and medical/surgical products directly by mail to patients. The nature of services includes the operation and support of automated and manual filling equipment, and the preparation of prescription orders for mail-out dispensing.

Facility Address: 2962 S Longhorn Drive, Lancaster, TX 75134

Pharmaceutical Technician RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • Shall prepare and dispense medications and maintain related records for patients.
  • Prepare, package, label and distribute medication doses prescribed by physician.
  • Maintain inventories of drugs and supplies, stocking shelves, rotating stock, and checking expiration date of pharmaceuticals.
  • Fill/stock medications in various automated devices and storage locations.
  • Operate various types of pharmacy automation, including, but not limited to, Autofill devices; Baker Cells, Kalish cells, A-frames; repackaging equipment; electronic scales.
  • Read computer screens, use scanning equipment, select specific drugs/products required to fill an order by name, strength, and National Drug Code (NDC) number.
  • Cleans cells and performs first level preventative maintenance which includes cleaning off lights, vacuuming, and making minor adjustments to equipment.
  • Must be able to understand the precautions required when handling hazardous materials and hazardous waste.

 

Pharmacy Tech REQUIREMENTS

  • Shall hold a current valid certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).
  • Non-certified technicians must have 6 months of experience in a retail pharmacy setting; or be a graduate of an Academic Technician Training Educational Program. Not all pharmacy technicians will be required to be certified or registered; however, certification is highly encouraged as several processes and certain equipment will require certified technicians.
  • Must be able to understand how to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.

 

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