Pharmacy Clerk CDM Pharmacy
Scott and White Healthcare - Temple, TX

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Responsibilities

Job Summary:
Hospital - Assists in the technical aspects of the distribution of medications and related functions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and/or upper level technician to aid in the delivery of patient care.
Retail Pharmacy - Assists in the pharmacy front end and cashiering aspects of the distribution of medications and related functions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and/or Registered Pharmacy Technician.
PERFORMS SPECIFIC AND CLEARLY DEFINED PHARMACY SERVICES AND DUTIES UNDER THE CLOSE SUPERVISION OF THE PHARMACIST AND/OR UPPER LEVEL TECHNICIAN.
  • Assists in maintaining pharmacy drug stock by regularly checking for products that are outdated and/or low in inventory level; communicates immediately with the pharmacist when inventory levels are low.
  • Performs proper cash register procedures and other charging mechanisms when waiting on patients with prescriptions and other purchases.
  • Assists in pharmacy secretarial and/or clerical duties to the best of their ability as required.
  • Trains in computer skills under the close supervision of a pharmacist and/or upper level technician. (Hospital Only)
  • Accurately delivers medication to patients using correct processes and procedures. (Retail Only)
  • Proficient in the use of the pharmacy computer system under the close supervision of a pharmacist and/or upper level technician. (Retail Only)
  • Consistently follows proper procedures for obtaining accurate patient information (e.g., allergies, height, weight, birthdate, SSN and/or any other pertinent data). (Retail Only)
WORKS TO CONTRIBUTE TO A QUALITY WORK ENVIRONMENT.
  • Communicates with relevant personnel regarding drug distribution in a courteous and prompt manner.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and fully stocked work environment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Answers incoming phone calls and responds to the needs of the caller and/or directs them to the appropriate person for service in a professional manner.
  • Stocks, cleans and faces prescription and OTC shelves in the appropriate manner. ( Retail only)
  • Has good working knowledge of all pharmacy equipment (e.g., fax machines, copier, scales, cash register, etc.).
  • Attends all mandatory technical staff meetings.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC : HOSPITAL ONLY
PERFORMS DELIVERY AND STOCKING DUTIES TO ENSURE PROPER DRUG DISTRIBUTION.
  • Delivers medication appropriately to patients, and delivers delivery carts to floors daily.
  • Stocks, cleans and faces prescription and OTC shelves in the appropriate manner.
  • Delivers medication to the specific nursing units, and records the delivery on log sheet accurately.
  • Trains in admixing and dispensing duties under the direct supervision of pharmacist or upper level technician.
  • Admixes parenteral admixtures under the direct supervision of pharmacist or upper level technician in an appropriate manner.
  • Restocks IV supplies and medications as needed and accurately.
  • Trains on APRS machine in an appropriate manner.
  • Compounds items for satellite and hospital clinics in an appropriate manner.
PERFORMS OTHER POSITION APPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY
  • Science background and/or college level work; general knowledge of math and chemistry preferred.
  • In hospital setting, must become Nationally Certified, registered with the TSBP and complete the Scott & White Pharmacy Tech Course within one year of employment.
  • Hospital - Hospital or pharmacy experience preferred.
  • Retail Pharmacy- Pharmacy and / or cashier experience preferred.
Qualifications
Experience: Minimum/No Experience; Cashier experinece preferred
Degree: H. S. Graduate/GED Equivalent
Other Information
Department: HPPhRx CDM Pharm
Standard Hours Per Week: 40
Shift: 2 - M-F and 1 day every other weekend

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