Temporary Floating Pharmacy Technician

Overview

Date Posted:
12/13/2017
Location:
Fort Lupton
Address:
1115 Second Street
City:
Fort Lupton
State:
CO
Country:
United States of America

Description

 

General Description of Duties:

Performs those duties which assist the Pharmacist in dispensing medication to customers and patients according to prescribed methods.   The Pharmacy Technician approaches his/her tasks in a team based care fashion that supports patients and their families in self-management, self-efficacy and behavior change.  Adheres to the spirit of the SALUD mission statement while performing assigned duties.

Supervision Received:

Works under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, who works jointly with the Director of Pharmacy Services, the Director of Operations, and the Assistant Director of Operations.

 Supervision Exercised:

None.

Specific Duties:

Works in conjunction with Medical Providers, Dental Providers, Behavioral Health Providers, and all other staff to ensure that patients obtain the highest standard of integrated care. 

Input and refill prescriptions through electronic, written, IVR, phones, patient portal, and facsimile requests. 

Prepares medications for patients through compounding, counting pills, and labeling bottles.    

Assists Pharmacist to prepare, dispense medication, and interpret and counsel patients.

Inventory, receives, and stocks incoming medications and pharmacy supplies. Inventory, stock and organize medications and enters data in computer to maintain inventory records. 

Prepares reports by inputting, collecting, and summarizing information.

Utilize electronic point of sale for dispensing medication and supplies to patients.

Balance cash drawers and generate financial reports.

Prepare medications for delivery and shipment for remote courier.

Provide excellent customer service both internally and externally.

Perform general office skills. 

Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy and clinic by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

 

Qualifications for Appointment:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The ability and willingness to learn.  

Detail oriented, follow oral and written instructions, to read and interpret written information.

 Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs. 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with patients and staff. 

Computer skills required include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for email, basic Internet knowledge, and multi-line phone experience.

Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a must. 

Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Education:

Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.

Experience:

One year general pharmacy experience desired. Excellent customer service required.

Certification:

Certification strongly desired, but none required at this time.

Blood borne Pathogen Risk Level:

Low risk for blood borne pathogens.

Environmental Conditions:

Normal Managed Care Pharmacy environment

Physical Requirements:

Requires sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time.  Requires manual dexterity required for use of calculator, computer, keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Reaching and stretching to obtain supplies and medications.  Occasionally lifts and carries items up to 45 pounds.  Requires normal visual acuity and hearing.  Requires the ability to work under stressful conditions and in confined area with accuracy.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.