Summary: The Pharmacy Technician position assists the pharmacist in many aspects of filling prescriptions and customer service. Pharmacy Technicians count medications and prepare orders for final verification by the pharmacist. Pharmacy Technician is responsible for accurate product verification in the filling of prescriptions and replenishment of the automated counting machines. They must follow all state and federal regulations required for the profession of pharmacy.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to two years related experience as a customer service representative, clerk or office assistant in the medical field; or pharmacy experience.
Certificates and Licenses:
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Count, scan, verify and label medication and supplies.
Fill, maintain and maintain inventory level in automated machines Fast Fill 220.
Assist in resolving computer problems. (crash, reboots, printer problems)
Work with Order/Receiving department to coordinate ordering of Special Order medications.
General clean up, counters, dusting, equipment and trash removal as needed
Enter and send drug orders as needed, send daily drug orders via pharmacy PC as needed.
Assist intake and outtake counters as needed.
Assist employees in finding over the counter items as needed.
Work in oncology, filling, counting, ordering and getting confirmation numbers
Needs to have the ability to utilize the PPS system to assist in packaging and shipping via UPS.
Review RX30 Auto reorder points and product usage to suggest appropriate reorder levels
Ability to review Drug Wholesaler website and order medications
- Co-ordinate shipments with PCC/COE for shipments and replacements
- Ability to locate and slot medications within AutoMed PPS system
Other Special Pick items as they become available
Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned.
- Keep inventory and order medications via RX30 and directly with vendors
- Follow established procedures for Special Pick and Carepack items
- Accurately fulfill and RX orders for Pharmacist check
- Follow established protocol for: Revlimid, Thalomid, Affintor, NPlate,
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft products.
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
- Oral and written communication skills
- Customer service skills
- Goal oriented
- Organization skills
- Prioritizing skills
- Time management
- Detail oriented
- Multi-tasking skills
- Team oriented
The physical demands 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.