InGenesis Pharmacy Technician in Alexandria, LA in Alexandria, Louisiana

Qualified Pharmacy Technician Needed in Alexandria, Louisiana Currently seeking an experienced Pharmacy Technician to provide full-time services in Alexandria, Louisiana. This position offers great benefits such as competitive salary, health and welfare, paid holidays, paid time off, and government security clearance.

Key Job Duties

• Performs all duties related to preparation and dispensing of medication orders • Reads individual prescriptions and determines the name of the drug, strength, and dosage of drugs to be dispensed; correlates instructions on the prescription with pharmacy policy limitations and notes such as prescription • Consults with the MD or clinical pharmacist directly to clarify a prescription problem • Receives supplies and checks receipts against requisitions • Checks for shortages, breakage, deterioration and expiration dates; withdraws outdated drugs per pharmacy protocol • Adds new patients to the pill line and updates current patients when orders are renewed • Keeps staff appraised of changes in protocols, drug recalls, etc. that may affect patient safety • Enters and tabulates data for the monthly workload record

Education and Experience Preferred

• Maintains current BLS certification through the American Heart Association • Maintains a current license through national CPHT and Texas State Board of Pharmacy • Must be proficient in various PC programs • Ability to work with and analyze numbers • Possesses knowledge of pharmaceutical nomenclature, formulas, strengths, and dosage forms of drugs, and pharmaceutical equipment

Physical and Other Requirements

• Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment • Must be able to lift and carry a moderate amount of weight up to 45 lbs • May work extended hours • Other (specific to the job)

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.