Pharmacy Technician
University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC's School of Pharmacy is accepting applications for a Pharmacy Technician at the USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for prescription order entry, filling prescriptions, compounding special orders, answering phones, retrieving messages, stocking shelves, maintaining robot, conducting sales and operating POS devices. Additional duties will include filing paperwork, maintaining crash carts, fitting and ordering compression stockings as well as obtaining prior authorizations and billing. Job Accountabilities: Reviews all incoming orders, enters data into computerized patient profiles, generates labels. Prepares or compounds medications for the pharmacist's review. Compiles appropriate medical and medication information from patient or patient's medical records, determines billing procedures, patient benefits and eligibility. Maintains adequate drug stock levels, including investigational drugs. Orders medication supplies from distributors. Preparation of sterile ophthalmic compounds as well as non-sterile products. Prepares and maintains general patient records in conformity with state and federal regulations. Assists in promoting special health programs that enhance and encourage good health, such as blood pressure monitoring and diabetes testing programs. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education:
Specialized/technical training

Minimum Experience:
1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Completion of accredited pharmacy technician training program or equivalent experience as per Board of Pharmacy technician regulations, sec. 1793.4. Knowledge of pharmacy law, rules, regulations, pharmacology & medical terminology, manufacturing procedur

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree. Valid CA Pharmacy Technician License Sterile Compounding Certification

Preferred Experience:
Previous compounding experience preferred. Preparation of sterile ophthalmic compounds as well as non-sterile products. Knowledge of TARS, Medicare billing, QuickBooks billing, and Third Party Insurance billing a plus. Bilingual (English - Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Preferred Field of Expertise:
Working knowledge of brand and generic drug names, packaging, aseptic compounding procedures, disposal protocols used with intravenous products and inventory.

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