Goverment Jobs
October 5, 2019
Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type


The Position

Incumbent works under the direct supervision of the staff Pharmacist/designee, serving the pharmaceutical needs of the Health Center, Community Health Center, and Primary Care Clinic by assisting in assembling, purchasing, and controlling medication and supplies.
Essential Functions

Assist pharmacist in the filling and dispensing prescriptions in accordance with federal and state regulations.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, attorneys, law enforcement, judges, other agencies, and the public.

Comply with Civil Service policies and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, County policies, and laws to create a cooperative, safe, respectful and quality work environment.

Assemble and package medication/supplies for distribution and deliver to designated areas within the Health Center.

Enter and maintain all relevant information for prescriptions and orders and check patient records to ensure prescription order compliance.

Enter and maintain data for patient billing and inventory control.

Conduct inventory and stock medications.

Participate in departmental quality improvement activities.

Mentor other Pharmacy Technicians.

Report to assigned work location with regular, consistent attendance.

Perform other duties as assigned and directed.

Education and Work Experience and Other Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Two (2) years of Pharmacy Technician experience required.*

Registered Pharmacy Technician with the State of Nebraska required. Must maintain license throughout the course of employment.

Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTBC) required.

Intravenous compounding experience preferred.

Experience with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel) preferred.

Completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, post-offer physical assessment, drug screen and medical review.

*Equivalent education or training may be substituted for up to six (6) months of experience requirements.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in a clinic environment within a Long-term Care facility during day-shift hours; however work hours will occasionally vary (e.g. overtime and call-ins). Noise level is usually moderate. Work may be stressful when dealing with multiple priorities time constraints, and/or irate individuals.

Work requires some physical activity including extended periods of standing, frequent walking, reaching and bending, and occasional sitting, climbing, balancing, and kneeling. An incumbent must have the ability to frequently lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

Required sensory abilities include vision, hearing and touch. Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges include close, distance, and color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Communication abilities include the ability to talk and hear within normal ranges. An incumbent must possess the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computers and other equipment and work with small items to perform the essential functions.

Douglas County offers a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Insurance including health, dental, vision, and life
  • Pension
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • 12 Holidays
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Deferred Income plans (457 plan)
  • EAP
  • Health Savings Accounts
What is the highest level of education you have completed?

  • High school diploma/GED
  • 1 year of college
  • 2 years of college
  • 3 or more years of college
  • Bachelor's Degree
How many years of experience do you have as a Pharmacy Technician?

  • Less than 1.5 years
  • 1.5 years
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 or more years
Are you a Registered Pharmacy Technician with the State of Nebraska?

  • Yes
  • No
Please list the state and number of your license.

    Do you have your Pharmacy Technician Board Certification (PTBC)?

    • Yes
    • No
    Are you able to successfully perform the Essential Functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation?

    • Yes
    • No
    Are you able to meet the Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation?

    • Yes
    • No
    If you answer yes to claiming Veteran's Preference, you must attach to your application, before submission, a copy of your DD214 including page 4 identifying your character of service (and IF disabled, verification of disability from the VA), OR if you are a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, you must attach a copy of your spouse's DD214, showing character of service, a copy of the veteran's disability verification from the Department of Veteran's Affairs demonstrating a 100% permanent disability rating, and proof of marriage to the veteran; OR if you are a spouse of an active service member, you must attach a copy of your spouse's active service orders and proof of marriage to the active service member. I understand this requirement that documents must be attached.

    • Yes
    • No
    • I am not claiming Veteran's Preference
    If you are selected as a final candidate, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL (email address on application) TO COMPLETE A QUESTIONNAIRE regarding any and all convictions you have of any criminal statutes by a DEADLINE DATE (typically 3 days from the date of the email). It is your responsibility to check your email, as well as your SPAM FOLDER, and access your account utilizing your User Name and Password. (Please be advised that Douglas County Human Resources does not have access to your login information). IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLETE THE CONVICTION QUESTIONNAIRE WITHIN THE DEADLINE DATE, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. Do you understand this requirement?

    • Yes
    • No
    Please describe your experience with intravenous compounding.

      Select your proficiency level with Microsoft Office software.

      • No proficiency
      • Beginner level
      • Intermediate level
      • Advanced level
      Are you able to work day shifts Monday through Friday?

      • Yes
      • No
      Are you willing to accept this position at $17.05 per hour? (Promotional rates may apply for internal candidates)

      • Yes
      • No

      * Required Question