Pharmacy Technician
Norton Sound Health Corporation - Nome, AK

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Provide support to the Pharmacy department to fill prescriptions for outpatient, inpatient and QCC services. Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules. Essential Functions:
  • Assist pharmacists in dispensing medication by counting, labeling, and preparing for review by a pharmacist
  • Fill village orders and deliver unit dose cassettes accurately as indicated by pharmacist
  • Scan medicine orders and assist pharmacist in maintaining ER night closet medications
  • Check medications for outdates, segregate outdated medications in designated area, put away order shipments in designated locations, adhering to all storage specifications and restock floor stock daily
  • Prepare packages of medication for mailing, clean and maintain equipment, and assess refregerator temperature daily
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Personal Traits:
    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others. Required Knowledge:
    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software. Job Specific Knowledge:
  • Basic knowledge of over-the-counter drug names
  • Basic mathematics
  • Required Skills and Abilities:
    All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.
    Job Specific Skills and Abilities:
  • Above average computer skills
  • Above average customer service skills
  • Management of Point of Sale
  • Minimum Requirements:

    High School Diploma or Equivalent

    General (non-supervisory)

    1 year

    working in a pharmacy setting

    Licensure, Certification, Etc.

    Alaska Pharmacy Technician License

    Physical Requirements:
  • Use hands and arms to operate office or clinical equipment
  • Sit more than half the workday
  • Stand and/or walk less than half the workday
  • Bend, stretch, twist, crouch and/or reach
  • View electronic monitors for prolonged periods of time
  • Use hands and arm for repetitive motion tasks consistently for more than one hour at a time
  • Lift or carry unaided less than 25 pounds
  • See and hear with normal acuity
  • Working Conditions:
  • Work is conducted in a standard office environment
  • Minimal travel is required (less than 25% of the time)
  • Travel is required via large aircraft
  • Travel is required via small (less than 16 passenger) aircraft

  • About this company
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    Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) is a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for profit health care organization, founded in...