Pharmacy Tech II
PMSI - Tampa, FL

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Registered Pharmacy Technician

Under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, accurately fills prescriptions, prepares I.V. medications, and enters computer data, following standard procedures and regulatory requirements. Technician supports Mail Order Pharmacy operations by helping to expedite medication orders and update patients on the status of their orders. Technician will e nter data into computer, following standard procedures and regulatory requirements.

Basic Functions:
n Assists and supports all licensed pharmacists in the process of dispensing, issue resolution and and all pharmacy upkeep as outlined in Florida regulations. Florida licensure is mandatory and candidate is expected to keep up with all required Continuing Education.

n Works with pharmacy management in other areas to enable daily production goals and manage customer service events. This position is multidisciplinary and requires competence in areas of dispensing, data entry, inventory management and customer relations.

n Under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist, fills prescriptions and prepares I.V.s according to PMSI standards of quality, customer service, productivity guidelines and State Board of Pharmacy regulations.

n Works with medical providers in receiving Renewal authorizations from Drs Offices over the phone through “ Doctor Call ” Service under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist and in accordance with Florida State Laws

n Works with Operations Manager/Supervisor in entering data into computer system to fill prescriptions and to obtain reimbursement/payment.

n Contacts physician’s offices via fax server or phone to obtain authorizations on orders by entering information in the system.

n Works with computer generated reports to research, verify, and reroute orders to appropriate departments to expedite orders.

n Works with operations Manager/Supervisor in entering data into computer system to fill prescriptions.

n Maintains certification licensure through fulfilling appropriate CEU requirement and renewal.

n Works with pharmacy management on other responsibilities, special projects and initiatives as needed. Works with patients on denials on medications and the status of their orders via telephone and written memo.

n Verifies and updates fax numbers and phone numbers in the system for contacts to be made.

n Works with opening and sorting incoming mail. Forwards doctor called in authorizations and incoming fax authorizations to the appropriate area for scanning in a timely manner.

n Works with technicians by scanning in prescriptions, incoming faxes, and DCI authorizations for processing in a timely manner.

n Works to locate missing orders as well as pulling unclear scanned images for processing.

n Works with supporting the doctor call and data entry department in all functions as needed or assigned by management team

Competencies:
n Organizational Skills – Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects

n Flexibility – Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

n Communicating Effectively – Ability to write and present effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets a message across.

n Detailed Oriented – Ability to be well organized and resourceful, has the ability to reduce a complex concept or task into something that is manageable and clearly interpreted. is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles.

n Team player – Ability to manage strong working relationships within the company. Able to complete tasks and work cooperatively with others.

n Adaptability - Ability to respond and adapt to changing circumstances and to manage, solve problems and provide solutions in a climate of ambiguity.

n Analytical Skills – Ability to analyze and synthesize information to understand issues and identify options.

n Active Listening – Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

n Maximizes learning opportunities – Ability to a ctively participate in learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience, such as taking notes, asking questions and critically analyzing information; remains open to unplanned learning opportunities such as coaching from others.

Job Qualifications:
Education

n Required: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.

n Desired: Formal training as a Pharmacy Technician (educational program w/ medical focus)

Work Experience

n Required: 1-2 years of related experience in a long term care, retail, hospital or mail delivery.

n Desired: 2-3 years of related experience in a long term care, retail, hospital or mail delivery.

Licenses/Certifications :
n Required: State Registration

n Desired:
Job Scope:
n Total Number of Associates this position oversees: N/A

n Number of Direct Reports: N/A

n Title(s) of Direct Reports: N/A

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet to moderate.

Physical and mental requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

1. Sedentary physical activity requiring reaching, sifting, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling , repetitive motions, talking and hearing.

2. Visual requirement is for close vision, distance, vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

3. 50% or more time is spent looking directly at a computer.

4. Associate is frequently required to stand, walk (or otherwise be mobile).

5. Ability to deal with stressful situations as they arise.

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