Pharmacy Technician II, Oklahoma

Created 06/11/2021
Reference 434061
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Salary Up to $30,557.10 based on education and experience.
Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Pharmacy Technician II providing support to the Emergency Preparedness and Response Service Health Department. These classified positions (PIN#34000585) are in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $30,557.10 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for assisting in filling prescriptions and dispensing drugs in a state institution or state warehouse or hospital; may compound drugs under close supervision. This is the career level where employees are assigned responsibilities for assisting registered pharmacists in filling prescriptions, maintaining an inventory of drugs and medicines and other related technical duties. Limited responsibilities may be assigned for providing training and assistance to pharmacy clerks.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
•Assists pharmacist in filling prescriptions and counting pills; uses repackaging machine; and heat sealer.
•Receives, maintains, and completes inventory reports for medical and pharmaceuticals requisitioned.
•Types labels and posts all information on appropriate records.
•Distributes filled and labeled prescriptions to County Health departments.
•Ensures that drug supplies are used according to dates; removes outdated supplies from stock; assists in maintaining inventory; requisitions supplies; checks incoming supplies for dates, dosage and conformance with requisition.
•Cleans and maintains pharmaceutical equipment; prepares standard solutions.
•Assists on occasion with other Pharmacy warehouse duties.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required at this level include knowledge of pharmaceutical inventory system; of basic pharmacology; of the procedures followed in filling, labeling and distributing medical prescriptions; of the use of scales, measures and other dispensing devices; and of hospital supply procurement procedures. Ability is required to follow pharmacist's instructions precisely; and to complete necessary records on drug supply and issuance. Also, must have computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting and occasionally in a warehouse environment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to talk, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. This position requires periods of sitting and daily use of computer, phone, and heat sealer. This position may require performing moderate lifting, use a pallet jack, and pushing/pulling a cart. Must be able to lift/carry 25 pounds.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for assisting in filling prescriptions and dispensing drugs in a state institution or hospital; may compound drugs under close supervision.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Pharmacy Technician job family consists of two levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of the assigned duties and the expertise required to complete assigned tasks.
Level II:
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for assisting registered pharmacists in filling prescriptions, maintaining an inventory of drugs and medicines and other related technical duties. Limited responsibilities may be assigned for providing training and assistance to pharmacy clerks .

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of experience as a pharmacy clerk and possession of a pharmacy technician permit issued by the Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy and/or other recognized pharmacy technician certification board as required by the hiring entity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting the completion of thirty semester hours of college course work for each year of the required experience.

NOTES

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Closing Date/Time: 6/23/2021 11:59:00 PM
Employer Oklahoma State Department of Health

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