DATE POSTED: November 07, 2023
POSITION TITLE: RETAIL PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
STATUS: Varies. See below listing for available positions.
- Permanent | Full-Time
- Casual | On-Call
LOCATION: These positions are located under the Kaua’i Region Pharmacy West (KRPW) at Kawaiola Retail Pharmacy, a 501c3 tax-exempt organization of which the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Kaua’i Region is its sole member. HHSC Kaua’i Region includes Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consists of The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a.
JOB FUNCTIONS: We are currently seeking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic ‘ohana as the Retail Pharmacy Technicians. As the Retail Pharmacy Technician, you will play a crucial role in assisting the Retail Pharmacists in dispensing medications, maintaining inventory, and providing high-quality service to our valued customers in accordance with established procedures and methods. These positions may be required to work on shifts, including evenings and holidays. The Retail Pharmacy Technicians report directly to the Lead Retail Pharmacist, or its designee.
- 10 paid holidays each calendar year;
- Paid, medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans;
- Retirement and Group Life Insurance plans;
- Personal Time Off (PTO), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flex Spending Account (FSA), etc.
- Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. All applicants are required to provide evidence of all applicable education, licenses, and certifications.
Experience and Essential Knowledge and Abilities: One (1) year of work experience assisting a licensed pharmacist which required receiving and reading prescription and medication orders from physicians; performing arithmetic computations to determine proper measurements/quantities of pharmaceutical components required; measuring, counting, packaging, and labeling items and arranging them for final professional review. The work experience must have demonstrated a knowledge of commonly used pharmaceutical preparations used in the treatment of illnesses, dosage requirements, dosage forms, storage requirements; experience in receiving and reading requisitions from pharmacists; measuring, counting, packaging, and labeling items; aseptic techniques; routes of drug administration; pharmaceutical nomenclature; pharmaceutical system of weights and measures; procedures and operations relating to aseptic compounding and parenteral admixture operations; arranging medication for final professional review; maintaining accurate inventory records; State and Federal pharmacy regulations; applicable hospital/unit policies and procedures; and the ability to provide pharmaceutical services in accordance with established procedures and methods; measure drug doses accurately; maintain records and prepare reports; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Certification May be Recommended: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Desirable Qualifications: Ability to learn quickly; be a “team player” and get along well with others; be self-motivated; use a computer to enter and retrieve data; good memory; and be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
HEALTH & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must meet the health and physical requirements deemed necessary to effectively and safely perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
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