Under the direct supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, performs a variety of complex technical functions in the pharmacy, which require application of an extensive knowledge of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy practice.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Customer Care & Relationships: Creates, develops, and nurtures culturally appropriate interactions and connections with other internal customers, customer-owners, and the community. Assists the Pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to customer-owners a timely, efficient, courteous, and respectful manner. Prepares prescriptions and pre-packed medications in a safe and effective way, for final inspection, approval and dispensation by the Pharmacist. Assists with incoming telephone calls from customer-owners to address their pharmaceutical needs. Assists in inventory maintenance and security including monitoring compliance with drug handling and storage guidelines. Excellent customer service and attention to detail. Strong customer service skills in order to consistently send the message to customer-owners that SCF is interested in attending to their needs. Communications & Teamwork: Shares and receives information, opinions, concerns, and feedback in a supportive manner. Works collaboratively by building bridges, and creating rapport with team members within departments and across the organization. Operational coverage may require non-traditional work hours, and/or shift coverage for team members. Overtime available on occasion with supervisory approval. Assists in committee and administrative duties within the Pharmacy. Coordinates and works with other team members to ensure the efficient and effective flow of customer-owners though the Pharmacy. Maintains a clean work environment. Ensures the maintenance of supplies. Improvement & Innovation: Makes meaningful improvement to services, program, and processes and/or organizational effectiveness that creates new value for customer-owners and employees. Workforce Development Skills & Abilities: Seeks out additional learning opportunities to continue to develop the technical and professional skills needed now and in the future. Ability to prioritize workload and demands, and manage time effectively. Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions by following through on commitments. Ability to read and interpret pharmaceutical and medical terminology. Knowledge of generic and trade names including knowledge and training in sterile techniques, drug incompatibilities and stabilities, and dosage requirements based on weight, volume, concentration, and dilution. Ability to operate pharmacy automation and other equipment routinely used in a pharmacy setting. Knowledge and ability to prepare compounds and intravenous admixture solutions. Ability to use the computer system in order to obtain customer-owner information, update medication lists, and check messages. Ability to perform the job with minimum supervision. Knowledge of 1974 Privacy Act is required as use of customer-owner record is an integral part of the position and privacy of individuals must be protected to the fullest. Ability to maintain quality, safety and infection control standards.
SCF programs are established for the purpose of serving a primary population comprised of Alaska Natives who are affiliated with the Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI), and Alaska Natives and American Indians within SCF’s geographical service area. Employees should have a thorough understanding of the cultures and the needs of the CIRI members, and of the general culture and needs of Alaska Natives and American Indians. Such knowledge is critical in order to ensure the achievement of the mission and vision of SCF: working together with the Native community to provide the best services with Native staff who value the family and family wellness as the heart of the Native community. Pharmacy Technician I: High School Diploma or GED. Current Alaska Pharmacy Technician license required or be able to obtain and Alaska license within 30 days of hire. Must be able to pass basic pharmacy related quiz including math and medical terminology. If provided on the job training, must pass within 3 months of hire. One year experience performing administrative III support level. Pharmacy Technician II: Maintain national certification as a Pharmacy Technician. Two years applicable experience in a pharmacy setting.
Please complete an online application by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top/bottom of this page. For more information contact Human Resources via the SCF Contact page or (907) 729-4977 or Toll free at 1-800-478-3343
NATIVE PREFERENCE UNDER P.L. 93-638.
Preference will not be given unless certification is submitted to Human Resources (a copy is acceptable).