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Frontline National Published: October 15, 2019
Location
Jonestown, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Category

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Pharmacy Technician for a full-time opportunity at Fort Indiantown Gap, in Jonestown, PA! Please call our office directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Places of Work: 

  • Troop Medical Clinic, Fort Indiantown Gap, PA

 Job Duties, including but not limited to:

  • Perform a full range of pharmacy technician procedures.
  • Perform pharmaceutical dispensing duties including filling new outpatient prescriptions, refilling prescriptions, and entering orders into databases.
  • Perform information consultation duties including supporting new and refill prescriptions supporting patient requests, supporting physician’s requests, monitoring for drug interactions, and reporting adverse drug reactions.
  • Perform quality improvement duties including performing drug storage inspection, reviewing expired supplies, and producing error and workload reports and documentation.
  • Perform supply process duties including placing new orders stocking/restocking shelves, inventory maintenance, producing not in stock reports.
  • Shall possess a working knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology, common drugs, medication dosage forms, storage and security requirements for drugs, and the operation of common pharmacy equipment.
  • Shall possess extensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals to include therapeutics, dosage, nomenclature, side effects, interactions and incompatibilities. Must be intimately familiar with all aspects of the Outpatient and Inpatient Drug Distribution System.
  • Shall receive and interpret outpatient prescriptions or inpatient medication orders. Assist pharmacist in selecting and preparing medications.
  • Shall maintain necessary prescriptions files and other records in accordance with applicable regulations and standard operating procedures
  • Shall maintain thorough familiarity with the MTF therapeutic formulary, dispensing policies, and requirements for eligibility for care.
  • Shall maintain necessary prescription files and other records in accordance with applicable regulations and standard operating procedures.
  • Shall be accountable for all controlled substances dispensed to the single tablet, capsule or similar unit.
  • Shall provide drug information to other health care professionals and patients when requested.
  • Shall display a helpful, courteous manner to patients explaining options and recommending solutions based on facts.
  • Shall utilize the Composite Health Care System (CHCS) Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and MHW Genesis. The Government will provide training in the use of this system and any other Automated Dispensable System (ADP) system implemented by the US Army.
  • Shall have sufficient skills to complete all required paperwork, utilize paraprofessionals as appropriate and perform documentation and patient care in accordance with the JC guidelines.
  • Shall assume additional administrative or clinical duties as requested or needed to ensure sustainment of normal clinic operations and ensure compliance with the Joint Commission (JC) standards, to include but no limited to performing clinic and ward inspections, monitoring clinic supplies and equipment ensuring enforcement of clinic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and standards, conducting monthly peer review and attending staff meetings.
  • Shall be knowledgeable of Quality Improvement responsibilities which include upholding established patient care and practice standards, review and submit reports as required, and participate in all mandatory training.
  • Shall be able to review medical records (involving a wide range of injuries, diseases, medical and surgical procedures) after patient encounter with health care provider at the clinic. Review files for completeness and consistency, compliance with procedural requirements, and use of accepted nomenclature. Explore apparent inconsistencies and discrepancies with responsible health care provider.  Insure required forms are present and filed in proper sequence.
  • Shall be able to perform checking in and out of patients involving patient encounter with clinic health care providers. Review the plan of the encounter form, ensure that appropriate data, instructions, problems/diagnoses, and signatures have been made and/or entered. If tests are requested prepare appropriate laboratory or radiology slips. Insure medications ordered agree with medications prescribed by the health care provider on encounter form utilizing a thorough knowledge of medical terminology and answer patient’s questions with regard to health care providers written instructions. Instruct patients where to report for tests or procedures. Check patient disposition indicated on encounter form to determine what to do with the record and what arrangements to make for the patient. Provide assistance and coordinate the immediate processing of patients requiring emergent category procedures.
  • Shall be able to assist patient in scheduling other appointments in accordance with health care provider’s request. As required, trace and retrieve reports/records for patients scheduled for follow-up. Maintain a suspense file of encounter forms and follows up on all lab/x-ray work ordered to insure timely receipt of results. Sort results received according to health care provider and transmit to same in accordance with procedures. Upon return, check to insure that provider has seen results. Insure copies of results are transmitted to and/or are placed in the appropriate record. Utilizing proper forms request and forward medical records to and from other medical facilities.
  • Have knowledge of office automated systems and software functions to type a variety of narrative and tabular material (e.g. correspondence, reports, etc) into automated word processing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Provide three letters of recommendation from practicing Pharmacists or pharmacy supervisors attesting to his/her professional skills, competencies, patient rapport, etc.  Reference letters must include name, title, phone number, date of reference, address and signature of the individual providing reference.  Letters of reference must have been written within the preceding year.

Education:

  • Certificate/ Graduate from a formal pharmacy technician program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) or a formal pharmacy services training program of the United States Military.

Experience:

  • One year of experience as a pharmacy technician after graduation

Board Certification:

  • Certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Schedule:

  • 7:30 am – 4:30 pm,
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm,
  • 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  •  A regular scheduled duty week will not exceed 40 hours.
  • Duty hours for Pharmacy Technicians consists of eight (8) hour shifts as specified by the individual clinic.
  • The meal breaks may vary from a thirty (30) minute to one (1) hour period per shift, but this constitutes a non-paid break.
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