Requisition Number: PHARM02714
Purpose of Job:
Improve the overall health of the communities we serve by expanding the availability of health care by assisting the Pharmacist in providing prescriptions to patients as follows:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Reconstitutes pharmaceutical drugs, fills bottles with prescribed medication, and completes labels for bottles.
• Files prescriptions and retrieves pharmacy records as required.
• Files completed prescriptions alphabetically on shelf for patient pick-up in the pharmacy. Sells prescriptions when requested to do so by Pharmacist where no counseling is deemed necessary.
• Accepts phone calls to/from pharmacy regarding prescription refills by number, pricing information, provider refill requests, business hours, availability of goods and services, etc.
• Places, receives, unpacks, and stores incoming supplies and drug orders.
• Collects payments from patients and other related front counter tasks.
• Processes prescriptions dispensed to patient, computes charges, and enters data in computer utilizing pharmacy and health center software systems.
• Requests refills on behalf of patient to appropriate provider.
• Cleans equipment and sterilizes glassware according to prescribed methods.
• Coordinates assistance from drug companies, either by utilizing patient assistance programs or requesting samples, for patients in need.
• Performs other duties as needed.
Education/Experience: Pharmacy Technician Board (PTCB or NHA) certification required. Washington locations must have active Pharmacy Technician Certification license with WA Department of Health at time of hire. Idaho locations must have active Certified Pharmacy Technician Registration license with ID State Board of Pharmacy at time of hire. Experience as a pharmacy technician preferred. Experience with third party billing required. Experience with electronic health records required.
Skills: Computer skills required.
Techs must be able to move around the facility between 1/3rd and 2/3rds of the day, while sitting at a workstation occurs under 1/3rd of the day. Using hands and reaching with arms occurs over 2/3rds of the day. Communicating is also required over 2/3rds of the day, while climbing, stooping or crawling is minimal. Smelling, while not required, is a by-product of the lab. Lifting up to 10 lbs occurs occasionally, while 25-50 lbs occurs infrequently.
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.