Experienced Pharmacy Technician for Community Medicine Foundation, Inc. who will operate under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, carrying out specific pharmacy tasks including preparing, making necessary medication updates; filling and re-filling prescriptions: entering prescriptions and medication orders into system; maintaining prescription inventory; cleaning equipment and work areas; coordinating with nursing in problem solving; training new pharmacy staff.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Certified Pharmacy Technician:
2. Receive and initiate verbal prescription telephone orders
3. Conduct prescription transfers
4. Certified and Registered Pharmacy Technician
5. Assist Registered Pharmacist in providing effective, appropriate, and safe pharmacy service
6. Handling of legend drugs or devices, to include but not limited to, receiving shipments of pharmaceuticals and stocking of shelves and bins
7. Perform initial interpretation of licensed practitioner orders
8. Receive verbal requests from patients for available refills
9. Place medications in a suitable container
10. Appropriately label RX container
11. Check for drug outdates
12. Fills and re-fills prescriptions
13. May process new Rx medication sales after offering counseling to the patient by a pharmacist
14. Compound or mix medications
15. Mix drugs in a dry form with water to make them an active liquid medication
16. Prepares and processes billings, claims, warrants, disbursements and related documents; reviews invoices, warrants or other documentation; checks accuracy of figures; codes authorizations, exceptions, discounts, taxes, etc.
17. Efficiently and effectively processing of RX’s to include but not limited to utilization of PC to input data and the exchange and receipt of currency
18. Cleans, sterilizes and or disinfects areas and/or equipment
19. Enters data into a computer system and retrieves, corrects, or deletes previously entered data
20. Orders and maintains inventory of drugs, chemicals, or other controlled substances and secures their security
21. Provides assistance and/or on-the-job training
Other tasks as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and a minimum of one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates and Licenses:
South Carolina Pharmacy Technician registration required
Pharmacy Technician certification preferable
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
Must be able to handle patient situations with sensitivity, professionalism and tact
Must be comfortable working with diverse groups of people
Excellent communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee 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 usually moderate.
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.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.
Occasionally you might be instructed to travel away from your primary work site to work at another site. Please be reminded that you are an employee of Community Medicine Foundation, Inc., and you are expected to be available to work at any of the locations. Personal extenuating circumstances that would prohibit you from traveling to another site may be taken into consideration.