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Pharmacy Technician

Job in Okinawa - Japan
Full Time, Contract position
Listed on 2020-09-25
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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Pharmacy Technician
Place of Performance: Kadena AB, Okinawa Japan

General Description:
Pharmacy Technician services shall include, but are not limited to, transcription of prescriptions, performing pharmaceutical dispensing, prescription reconstitution, patient consultation, quality improvement and supply control duties.  

Specific Tasks:
• Call-up patients using the queuing system provided. Using two patient identifiers, patient’s full name and date of birth, fill and dispense new and refill prescriptions to patients and fill and dispense hand-written and provider-ordered entry prescriptions with correct quantity; check accuracy of label and affix auxiliary labels as required.  Counsel patients on each medication. (Counseling includes: medication allergies, medication storage, use, expiration, and common side effects). Monitor for drug interactions and report adverse drug reactions in patients.  If questions arise while counseling that the technician does not feel confident in answering, proper channels (reference materials, more experienced technicians, patient’s health care provider or a pharmacist) shall be utilized to ensure accurate information is given to the patient.
• Support patient requests and supporting physicians’ requests.  Operate various computer systems to include current Windows version (for communication and training), Composite Health Care System (CHCS) version 1 and Innovation Pharmassist system and any updated versions of these programs, pyxis, and clinic orders.  
• Pre-package high usage medication in designated quantities and log medications as instructed.
• Operate and perform routine cleaning and maintenance on pharmacy automated counting/dispensing equipment, as instructed by pharmacy staff.  Perform daily light cleaning of countertops, supply shelves, fallen medications, disposal of medications in the right way, and cleaning / sanitization of reconstitution/compounding area.
• Records.  You shall be responsible for creating, maintaining, and disposing of only those government required records that are specifically cited in the Performance Work Statement or required by the provisions of a mandatory directive listed in Applicable Publications and Forms.  If requested by the Government, you shall provide the original record or a reproducible copy of any such record within five working days of receipt of the request.
Position Requirements
High School,   1 to 2 Years work experience
• High school diploma or GED equivalent

• Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification.
• Completion of a pharmacy technician technical education is required.

• Must have a minimum of two months experience in a setting of military inpatient or outpatient or retail pharmacy.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to plan, organize, and manage functions and staff within an Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) to meet program objects. Knowledge of the military healthcare organizational structure, major issues, policies, procedures, and operations related to the management of the healthcare delivery systems.
• Maintain current knowledge and skills acquired through approved training and ability to learn new systems and processes.
• Shall read, understand, speak, and write English fluently to be able to communicate clearly with patients.  You shall have typing skills and be computer literate with Microsoft Windows/Office.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: Entourage Consulting LLC
Contact Phone: 210880-4802
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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