Pharmacy Technician II

    Texas Health & Human Services Commission
    1111 W NORTH LOOP, AUSTIN, TX
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $13.00 - $18.54

    Job Description


    Performs moderately complex pharmaceutical warehouse work. Work involves receiving, stocking, arranging, and transferring inventory ensuring first-in first-out inventory is maintained at all times. Fill orders by picking, packing and shipping items utilizing in house inventory management software and equipment. Pack orders in an orderly manner and close cartons so they are prepared for shipping. Ships light to heavy parcels and supplies. Provides customer service. Perform an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock, supplies and shipping materials. Work is performed in a fast-paced environment with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Assists Inventory Coordinators and Pharmacists with performing inventory and removing expired medications and placing them into quarantine. Performs routine (journey-level) inventory monitoring and warehouse operations for compliance with established security requirements and procedures and maintaining a clean and orderly environment. May operate a forklift and perform minor equipment maintenance. Monitor warehouse operations for compliance with established security requirements and procedures. Train and support new employees as they are on-boarded. Performs related work as assigned. Wear the proper safety equipment.

    Essential Job Functions:
    EJF 1: Receives written and automated drug orders for Health Service Regions (HSR), Local Health Departments (LHD), clinics and private providers of state purchased vaccines and biologicals for processing that have the approval from Division Director or authorized personnel. Retrieves orders from the Inventory Tracking and Electronic Asset Management System (ITEAMS). Prints the pick list. Fills, packs, and ships HIV medications, vaccines, biologicals, and medical supplies to clinics and locations statewide every month. Receives and stocks TB, STD, HIV, and Hansen's Disease medications, vaccines, biologicals, and medical supplies. Documents lot numbers, expiration dates and verifies quantities received on orders received. 40%

    EJF 2: Checks quantities received against invoices for discrepancies. Documents lot numbers, expiration dates and verifies quantities received on TB and STD orders received. Maintains inventory of vaccines and biologicals on computer database. Scans documents into electronic format for record retention. Conducts periodic physical inventory of pharmaceuticals. 25%

    EJF 3: Opens and operates Fed Ex shipping station to process all outgoing packages daily. Uses system to generate daily shipping documents and activity reports. 20%

    EJF 4: Receives and stocks TB, STD, HIV and Hansen's Disease medications, vaccines, biologicals, and medical supplies. 10%

    EJF 5: Other duties or projects as assigned. Available to pack emergency orders after hours and deliver to common carrier for emergency shipping. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. 5%

    Knowledge Skills Abilities:
    Knowledge of pharmacy technology, medical and pharmaceutical terms
    Knowledge of pharmaceutical calculations applicable to pharmacy practice
    Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing pharmacy operations
    Knowledge of agency policies, rules, and regulations
    Knowledge of warehousing methods and procedures, of inventory and stock control record keeping, of retail sales practices and procedures.

    Skills in typing
    Skills in telephone and email etiquette
    Skills in the operation of pharmaceutical equipment Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software
    Skill in using Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Ability to prepare prescription orders
    Ability to inventory pharmaceuticals and medical supplies
    Ability to learn the computer inventory management system
    Ability to adapt to different job situations
    Ability to establish effective working relationships with others and exercise considerable judgment in making decisions
    Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the health care team
    Ability to plan, prioritize, and schedule workload in area of responsibility
    Ability to comprehend and implement written and oral functions
    Ability to use load levers and handling equipment to include forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
    Ability to transfer stock from one location to another, to review warehouse and store operations for compliance, to follow prescribed store and inventory control standards, and to communicate effectively
    Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs

    Registration or Licensure Requirements:
    Must have a current Texas Class C Driver License.
    High School Diploma or equivalent.
    Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) preferred.

    Initial Selection Criteria:
    High School diploma or equivalent required
    Experience with a warehouse inventory management and tracking system or pharmacy program
    Experience with filling orders by picking, packing and shipping items Previous warehouse experience preferred
    Experience with conducting physical inventory
    Experience using bar code scanning equipment

    Additional Information:
    In basket exercise required during interview.

    MOS Code:
    51C, 68J, LS, SK, LH, 420, 0431, 2G0X1, 4A1X1, 4A

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    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

    Posting ID: 556640678Posted: 2020-05-21