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Pharmacy Tech

Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 7991
Start Date : 09/14/2013
End Date : 09/14/2014
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Job Category : Select a Value

Job Description :

GLC Government Services is seeking a PTCB certified Pharmacy Technician to work a Government contract at a correctional facility located in Tucson, AZ


Schedule: 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday.


Hours: 6am – 2:30pm (1/2 hour unpaid lunch)


Contract:  1 year with the possibility of an extension


Job Duties:


·        Reading and interpreting prescriptions and medication orders written by medical staff, selection and retrieval of medications of correct strength and dosage from prescribed, transcribing prescription data to labels using typewriters or computer systems, preparing prescriptions for review by a BOP/Public Health Service (PHS) Pharmacist prior to dispensing, and giving pertinent patient instructions when appropriate.  

·        Contractors should be proficient in maintaining adequate inventories of all medications and medical supplies and preparing the proper paperwork for replenishment of inventory, as well as maintaining an expiration date log to ensure that no outdated or expired stock remains in the inventory. 

·        Contractors will assist in updating patient education literature, assisting in improvement of performance studies and assist the Pharmacist in meeting policy guidelines for the inmates.

·        Contractors will maintain cleanliness in the pharmacy, which may include such activities as cleaning the pharmacy area, returning medication to stock, properly disposing of medications, shredding paperwork, and other designated tasks.

·        The contractor will restock (or prepare medications for restocking) the electronic medication cabinet devices (Pyxis or OmniCell).

·        Contractors will prepare recommended supply lists to orders pharmaceuticals, maintain the pharmacy areas in a clean and orderly fashion, maintain stock of appropriate forms utilized in the pharmacy department, and shall, in the absence of the Pharmacist, maintain the Pharmacy operation, within guidelines governing the duties of Pharmacy Technicians. 

·        Prescriptions must be reviewed by a Pharmacist prior to dispensing to the inmate population. 

·        Both Pharmacy Technicians should be able to accurately input and process minimum of 25 prescriptions per hour.




·        Must have a medical/technical background obtained through education and be a high school graduate or equivalent.

·        Must be able to provide Pharmacy Technician School Transcripts

·        Must possess a current, and unrestricted, Arizona State pharmacy technician license and be certified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). 

·        Shall provide proof of CPR certification.  

·        Prefer 3 years’ experience as a Pharmacy Tech. 

·        Previous correctional experienced desired but not required.

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