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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN OPS - 60953496

Date: Aug 30, 2021

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 298162 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: PHARMACY TECHNICIAN OPS - 60953496

Position Number: 60953496 

Salary:  $12,916.80 

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2021 

 

OCCUPATION PROFILE

 

JOB FAMILY: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONERS

 OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: TECHNOLOGISTS AND TECHNICIANS, HEALTH

 OCCUPATION: PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

Position Title: Pharmacy Technician OPS

 

Position Number: 60953496

 

Shift: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

 

***FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL IS A TOBACCO FREE FACILITY***

 

29-2052

DESCRIPTION

This is work preparing medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications. 

Responsible for prepackaging unit dose medications using the guidelines of the Pharmacy Department. Operates, maintains, and repairs Unit Dose Packaging machine. Responsible for the procurement of all drugs used by consumers in conjunction with the State's Psychiatric Indigent Drug Program (IDP).

 Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or its equivalent, and completion of a vocational, military or community college pharmacy technician program or licensed practical nursing program and one year of experience as a pharmacy technician, or two years of experience in providing nursing or direct patient care service of a medical nature in a county health department, hospital or institution, clinic, convalescent home or other medical setting.

College coursework in pharmacy, nursing or other medical related field can substitute at the rate of 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours for the required work experience.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK  

 Assists pharmacist to prepare and dispense medication.

 Mixes pharmaceutical preparations, fills bottles with prescribed medication and types labels for bottles.

 Processes records of medication and equipment dispensed to patient, computes charges, and enters data in computer.

 Receives and stores incoming supplies and conduct and assist in inventory management control.

 Prepares intravenous (IV) packs, using sterile technique, under supervision of pharmacist.

 Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods.

Process all purchase requisitions for drugs to be distributed through the Indigent drug Program.  Adheres to approved purchasing procedures, uses approved prime vendor and proper procedures for off contract purchases.  Initiates requisitions for carriers for shipment of the dugs to mental health providers throughout the state.  Purchases special drugs for Substance Abuse Program.  Keeps record of purchase orders and receiving. Works closely with financial services to help insure timely payment of invoices.

Input all purchase orders and receiving orders into the State Inventory Management System.  Receives drug ships to insure correctness of items received, expiration dates, and charges.  Maintains appropriate inventory by reviewing drug stocks and placing orders as needed to prevent inadequate supplies as well as over stocking.  Complies reports and inventory data as needed.  Provides inventory reports for providers monthly to keep them current of drug formulary.  Helps in preparing for and performing annual inventory.  Helps to insure proper drug storage  including monitoring of storage room temperature.  Keeps on file, copies of current licenses of each pharmacy shipped to and signature authorizations for drug orders for each provider.

 

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

Handling and Moving Objects

Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning, and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Performing Administrative Activities

Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.

Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.

Interacting With Computers

Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software, or otherwise communicating with computer systems.

 

 EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Mathematics

Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including one or more of the following: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Science

Using scientific methods to solve problems

Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Clerical

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

Computer

Knowledge of computer software including applications

Chemistry

Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

 REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA

 

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee