The Pharmacy Technician within VAMC Wilkes-Barre performs duties in various sections of the in/out patient pharmacy. This is a part-time employment opportunity and may not exceed (NTE) 13 months. Major duties include, but may not be limited to: Inpatient preparation and distribution of unit dose medications and ward stock items; stock management; operation, maintenance, re-stocking and troubleshooting of automated dispensing equipment processing; filling outpatient prescriptions for scheduled and non-scheduled federal legend drugs and medical devices, over-the-counter products and supply items; patient and customer relations; and preparation and maintenance of various logs, records and reports. May perform other duties as directed. Incumbent should be fully aware of all aspects of drug nomenclature including generic/chemical and brand names, dosage forms, various systems of weights and measures; characteristics of drug packaging; various uses for drugs; VA and regulatory agency requirements for drug storage; special requirements for procurement, storage, distribution and handling of various classes of drugs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm; rotating schedule may be required, including evenings, weekends and some holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.