Pharmacy Technician - non-retail

Company: Nesco Resource ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NE-Omaha
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Full-Time
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Job Description

Job Description

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, 7-8:30a 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  • Check and remove outdated meds on a routine basis to ensure that no deteriorated meds are in stock.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.
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