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Pharmacy Technician - non-retail
Ref No.: 18-39825
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 14.00 - 15.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
SUMMARY
Under general supervision of a licensed pharmacist, and in accordance with standard departmental procedures, prepare medication for animal consumption. Supports the company mission, vision, and values. Monday - Friday, 7a/9a start - 8 hour shift.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs duties assigned by a licensed pharmacist. Areas of work are checked routinely for maintenance of quality control.
  • Work is conducted in accordance with generally accepted standards of practice following departmental procedures and policies.
  • Read and interpret veterinarian orders received in pharmacy and transcribe same onto a pharmacy computer medication profile.
  • Prepare in accordance with standards of pharmacy practice compounds for use under direct pharmacist supervision.
  • Prepare in accordance with pharmacy law and standards of pharmacy practice, prescriptions to be dispensed after pharmacist approval.
  • Check and remove outdated meds on a routine basis to ensure that no deteriorated meds are in stock. Keep appropriate records.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Perform basic math sufficient to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement correctly and consistently.
  • Operate a calculator proficiently.
  • Interact with computer software via a keyboard.
  • Pay attention to details and retain information readily.
  • Read, comprehend, and translate regulations & laws into understandable instructions.
  • Communicate verbally in a professional manner with co-workers, shareholders and other contacts.
  • Function effectively as a team player.
  • Knowledge of basic principles, theories and laws, policies and procedures that pertain to compounding
  • Exhibit punctuality and low absenteeism
  • Knowledge of mail order pharmacy.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Pharmacy Technician experience preferred
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the State of Nebraska
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to read reports and computer screen, hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, walk and stand for extended periods of time, operate computer & telephone, and occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.