FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Full Time

 

Pharmacy Technician job in Colorado Springs, CO. 

The Pharmacy Technician job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Pharmacy Technician Job Overview:

  • Check prescriptions for patient eligibility, drug availability, usage, dosage, mode and rate of administration, completeness of directions and possible incompatibilities noted from referencing the patient's medication profile.
  • Fill prescriptions, including controlled drug prescriptions, by selecting the correct drug and dosage form, reducing the drug from bulk to the quantity prescribed, compounding when necessary, and packaging the drug in appropriate container.
  • Exercise care in the handling of drugs, especially controlled substances, to assure that legal and agency regulations and instructions are followed, that proper and complete record-keeping is maintained, and that the drug storage areas are stocked, safe and secure.
  • Notify prescriber, who may be on staff or a TRICARE network physician, by telephone or through face-to-face conversation, when there are questionable dosages, or possible therapeutic incompatibilities based on a review of the patient's medication profile. 
  • Document all changes on the hardcopy prescription or in the comment field in Composite Health Care System (CHCS) or Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA).
  • Consult with and advise nurses and members of medical staff of matters such as contraindications, side effects, and adverse reactions; and suggest alternative medications as appropriate.
  • Determine the validity of drugs prescribed by the numerous physician extenders, ensuring the drug prescribed is on the particular physician extender's list.
  • Routinely refer to standard reference texts and journals to keep abreast of current trends, new drugs, and new uses for current drugs.
  • Compound medication for inpatient or outpatient use which require extemporaneous manufacturing procedures.
  • Perform supply process duties including placing new orders, stocking/restocking shelves, inventory maintenance, producing not in stock reports.

Pharmacy Technician Job Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a Pharmacy Technician program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

or

  • Certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

or

  • Successful completion of a formal pharmacy technician training program (i.e., a technical, hospital, or retail-based program)
  • Minimum of two years' experience in either a retail or hospital pharmacy setting and capable of functioning independently as a pharmacy technician and able to obtain national certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within 1 year of being employed.
  • Read, understand, speak, and write English fluently
  • Citizen of the United States

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award for 1/2019 start.

Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us!

Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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