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PRN Pharmacy Technician

Health and Human Services


PRN Pharmacy Technician

  • 493919
  • 4550 SHENANDOAH AVENUE , ROANOKE, Virginia, United States, 24017
  • Virginia Veterans Care Center
  • Health and Human Services
  • Wage (Hourly)
  • Dept of Veterans Services

Title: PRN Pharmacy Technician

Hiring Range: $15.00 - $17.97

Agency: Dept of Veterans Services

Location: Virginia Veterans Care Center

Agency Website: www.dvs.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Acts as a courier between the Pharmacy Department and Nursing Units; delivering medication, supplies, devices and picking up orders. Fills medication orders/reorders for residents, and refills medication supply from fill list which is audited by a pharmacist for accuracy. Performs proper charges and credits for medications, supplies and devices. Restocks, organizes and inventories medications and supplies throughout the facility. Ensures medications are stored properly and checks expiration dates. Enters medication orders and resident information to update the resident medication profile computer database. Enters all required information for new admissions. Prepares and packages medication. Maintains log for repackaging medications. Maintains STAT box, emergency box, and IV start box medications. Places orders with wholesalers and manufacturers and process items received to assure correct product, quantity, price, proper storage and check expiration date. Returns to wholesaler or manufacturer all recalled, out of date or overstocked medications. Maintains records of medications and supplies borrowed or loaned and keeps accounts current. Reviews, sorts, and files a variety of materials, including confidential information. Maintains departmental records, files, notebooks and references. Handles departmental mail and correspondence. Greets visitors and receives incoming telephone calls, screening them and making appropriate referrals to staff or departments. Performs other duties as may be assigned that are within the Pharmacy department’s mission and as situations warrant in meeting the overall needs of the facility. Nursing Unit and Med cart inspections. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. Virginia Pharmacy Technician registration is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification is preferred. Long-term care experience preferred.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Applicants are encouraged to be specific regarding job related knowledge, skills and abilities. Resumes are encouraged but do not substitute submittal of the online application. Criminal History Check and Pre-employment drug screening and two TB Skin Tests are required. Preference given to veterans provided they meet all of the state requirements. This is a continuous recruitment position so applications will be held for 90 days if positions are not available. Completed state application is required to be considered for this position. Salaries for current state employees will be determined according to the current state compensation plan.

Contact Information:

Name: Kristen Johnson

Phone: 540-982-2860 Ext. 4903

Email: kristen.johnson@dvs.virginia.gov


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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