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Pharmacy Technician

Requisition Number:  3987


The Kwajalein Project:

The project is one of the largest outsourced medical facilities in support of the Department of Defense located on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur. Intl SOS is the medical subcontractor under DynCorp International. The scenic chains of Islands are a strategic defense location equidistant from Hawaii, Australia and the Philippines. On Kwajalein, Intl SOS operates a 10 bed, Critical Access Hospital plus a dental clinic, a veterinary clinic, and is responsible for food service safety. Kwajalein is a 6.5 square mile Island where bikes are the primary mode of transportation. While there is no cell service, data apps work well when using Wi-Fi. Kwajalein is a close knit community of 1500 military personnel, army civilians, contractors and family members.

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for preparing medications for patient consumption under the general supervision of a licensed pharmacist and in accordance with standard departmental procedures. Under the supervision of the Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician may measure, mix, count, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Retrieves, pours, counts, weighs, measures, and sometimes mixes medication.
  • Performs administrative functions such as answering phones and stocking shelves.
  • Prepares prescription labels, selects the type of container and affixes the prescription and auxiliary labels to the container.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

  • 3+ years of experience as a pharmacy technician.
  • Completion of a formal pharmacy technician training program.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Electronic Medical Records
  • (EMR)

Education Required

  • Current and unrestricted license or authorizing document from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Other Special Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate
  • This position is unaccompanied.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required. 
  • US DOD NACI clearance or the ability to obtain one is required.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
  • A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.

Covid 19 Vaccine Policy

International SOS Government Medical Services, Inc. require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19, where allowed by law.