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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: RAIFORD, FL, US, 32026

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Requisition No: 237681 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70035834 

Salary:  $11.29 

Posting Closing Date: 02/02/2021 


Pharmacy Technician - 70035834

This advertisement is for a Career Service position located at Union Correctional Institution in the Pharmacy Department.

Salary Rate: $11.29 (non-negotiable)



  • Responsible for assisting the Pharmacist in all allowable activities associated with the acquisition, preparation, and distribution of pharmaceuticals in the outpatient dispensing area.
  • Types prescription data into the pharmacy computerized profile/filing system.
  • Assists the Pharmacist in the maintenance and operation of a well-stocked pharmacy operation. 
  • Fills prescription orders and issues completed prescription orders to inmates.
  • Prepares and prepackages orders for dorms, nursing units, outside institutions, and the emergency room ensuring completeness and accuracy of delivery orders. 
  • Labels pre-packaged drugs and ensures cleanliness of work area.
  • Directly assists in the training of other Department of Corrections staff in the use of the pharmacy computer program, implementation of pharmacy HSBs (Health Service Bulletins), and any other aspect of correctional pharmacy operation.
  • Maintains pharmacy files on prescriptions, requisitions, medication logs, drug and patient information, purchase orders and other records as required by the pharmacist.
  • Assists the pharmacist in the preparation of reports and other correspondence. 
  • Operates and maintains unit does, packages and label equipment.
  • Delivers requested pharmacy products to specific areas as needed.  This may include delivery of pharmacy products to the institution. 
  • May be required to pick up emergency pharmaceutical supplies from local sources and/or the institution’s warehouse.
  • Communicates with other health care professional staff members ensuring the accuracy of written prescriptions.  Verifies that the patient has been seen by the provider.
  • Inspects pharmaceutical inventory on a monthly basis for expired items, and obtains authorization for returning expired items with the proper paperwork.
  • Ensures that pharmacy files are up-to-date, accurate and properly stored.


  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge of the standards and terminology used in the practice of pharmacy.
  • Ability to inventory supplies.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data and prepare reports.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work responsibilities.
  • Ability to prepare purchase requisitions.


  • Must be licensed as a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the State of Florida Board of Pharmacy.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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