Pharmacy Technician – Community Living Center Job in Vancouver, Washington – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Pharmacy Technician – Community Living Center – Vancouver, Washington
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 477389
Start Date: 07/02/2021
End Date: 07/27/2021

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements:
Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. English Language Proficiency. Medical Technologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Policy Education. A high school diploma or equivalent; or at least 3 months experience. Certification. Certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required at grades GS-6 and above. Grade Requirements
GS-06 Experience. Must have 1 year of creditable experience equivalent to the full performance level (GS-5), which is directly related to the position to be filled. Your resume should demonstrate specialized experience that reflects your ability to complete the duties of GS-6 Pharmacy Technician. Examples of specialized experience include but are not limited to the following including receiving prescriptions from patients in writing or electronically from physicians; prepare prescriptions by counting, pouring, weighing, measuring, and mixing the medication if necessary; maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claim forms, stock, and take inventory of medications; prepare medications for inpatients in various settings, including sterile product preparation. Certification. Certification by the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is required. Knowledge, Skill & Abilities (KSA). You must demonstrate all of the following technical KSAs: 1.Ability to solve problems and make recommendations, e.g., troubleshoot operational problems and refer for appropriate action. 2.Knowledge of the operation and care of automated equipment.
3.Knowledge of, and ability to follow, written instructions for compounding with aseptic technique for hazardous materials such as oncology agents. 4.Knowledge, and ability to perform, compounding with aseptic technique for routine sterile products. 5.Knowledge of policies and procedures for inventory management in specialized areas such as emergency carts.
6.Knowledge of the computerized prescription process demonstrated by the ability to input prescriptions and medication orders. References: VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G-28 Pharmacy Technician Qualification Standard The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-6. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting, carrying 15-44 lbs.; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordinating simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ Jaeger 1-4; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic/shades of colors; mental and emotional stability. Working closely with others.

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