Possession of a current Pharmacy Technician certificate from the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
To be admitted to this program, a person must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.
This position will be filled by new hire or promotion of a classified employee of the State of Louisiana.
Minimum qualification requirements listed above must be reflected in the appropriate section(s) of your application. Incomplete applications may result in your application not being considered for this position. No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. There is a Special Entrance Rate of $2253.33 per month . To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.
If a paper application is submitted, the Supplemental Questions which coincide with the job posting must be answered and attached to the application. This is a 24 hour facility. Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire. Applicants may be required to work shift work. This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings. Application Status Message What it Means Application received Your application has been submitted successfully. Checking for required test score We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test. Evaluating experience Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Eligible for consideration You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position. Referred to hiring manager for review Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview. Position filled Someone has been selected for the position. Position cancelled The agency has decided not to fill the position.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected. For further information about this vacancy contact: Madeline Terrell
(225) 342-0164 Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
Function of Work:
To perform varied paraprofessional duties in assisting licensed pharmacists.
Level of Work:
General from a licensed pharmacist.
Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.
Differs from Pharmacy Technician -Trainee by the possession of a Pharmacy Technician Certificate.
Examples of Work:
These duties must be performed under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
Fills unit dose cassettes; verifies the amount of medication in the cassettes and the patient number (reviewed by a licensed pharmacist).
Pre-packages unit dose medication; Prepares sterile compounds; packages individual prescription doses for dispensing by a licensed pharmacist.
Prepares and maintains patient medication profiles.
Assist in the orientation and training of pharmacy staff and students as directed by a licensed pharmacist.
Receive written doctor's orders and prescriptions and types medication labels.
Codes and posts patient profiles.
Inventories and stocks all medications, noting expiration dates and locations of drugs.
Conduct audits of federally controlled and stock substances.
Fills requisitions and delivers stock medications to nursing stations.
Mails out-dated drugs to drug companies.
Cleans and disinfects pharmaceutical equipment.
May use the computer terminal to enter or retrieve information concerning patients or inventory.
May assist patients with applying for various patient assistance drug programs.
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - 20 months ago