Pharmacy Technician,FCI Talladega

Location: Talladega, AL
Date Posted: 07-21-2017
Global Health Care Group is looking for a Pharmacy Technician to provide services for the inmates incarcerated at at Federal Correctional Facility.

Work to be performed at:  The Pharmacy Technician services will be performed in the Health Services Department at FCI Talladega located at 565 East Renfroe Rd, Talladega, Alabama, 35160.

Facility Information: The Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - FCI Talladega is a Medium security level facility housing male inmates with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp that also houses male offenders. FCI Talladega is located facility 50 miles from Birmingham and 100 miles from Atlanta, Georgia.
Work Schedule:  These services will be required five (5) days per week, normally consisting of eight (8) hours per day, Monday through Friday (except Federal holidays). Work hours will be scheduled normally between the hours of 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, with a 30 minute unpaid lunch period, (if applicable). The facility is expected to require an average of 40 hours per week. 

Period of Performance: five years contract.

Description of Services (includes but it is not limited to): 
Assist the staff pharmacist in ordering, stocking, storing, and dispensing of prescription and non-prescription medications while demonstrating knowledge of the budgetary guidelines and BOP Formulary constraints.
Maintain pharmacy areas in a clean and orderly fashion consistent with departmental safety and sanitation guidelines.
Assist the pharmacist in maintaining stock of up-to-date medications (checking for outdates per policy) in the main pharmacy, satellite camp, crash carts, emergency bags and Automated Dispensing Systems.
Assist the Pharmacist with maintaining stock of forms as needed and updating Pill Line/Restricted Medication cards for inmates as well as filing Medication Administration Records into the Medical Record.
Assist the Pharmacist in preparing unit dose or pre-packaged medications.
Complete and maintain competency as indicated by the ability to complete the Pharmacy Competency Module while maintaining knowledge of BOP Formulary and any changes to this document.
Maintain the narcotics count and the needle and syringe inventories, as directed by the pharmacist.
Maintain and re-stock adequate supplies for the “Night Stock” cabinet, and perform audits of the “Night Stock” or Automated Dispensing System.
Possess a working knowledge and maintain technical computer skills pertaining to pharmacy issues.
Must participate in Improving Organizational Performance Data and Quality Assurance Activities as directed by the Pharmacist or HSA.
Perform minor clerical duties; such as use of BOP electronic medical record, computer documentation and scheduling, scanning documents, filing, typing, call-outs, institutional memorandums, answering phones, scheduling patients and maintaining stock records.

The Pharmacy Technician under this award must have completed a formal Pharmacy Training Program, such as, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board or the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians Board Test or have Pharmacy technician experience that includes at least 3 years of on the job training.
The applicant must have at least 1 (one) year of Pharmacy Technician experience, have a current CPR certification, and experience working in a correctional environment is preferred, but not required.
he applicant must possess knowledge of methods, techniques, and procedures to perform job activities on various types of medical equipment and automated pharmaceutical dispensing systems and of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment.
Possess the ability to relate and deal effectively with Physicians, peers, inmates, and others; to recognize, report, and record changes in patient’s physical and emotional condition; and to administer medication. Candidates must submit with their job application, a current resume, photocopies of documents evidencing education, license, certification and training. 

The contract employee is expected to wear professional clothing while on duty (scrub uniforms are approved but khaki or green colors are prohibited). The attire worn shall also be appropriate for the correctional environment in which the contract employee will be performing.
Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 Harrisburg, PA 17110
Email: Tel. 717-364-6181  Fax: 717-412-2100 
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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