Pharmacy Technician -Outpatient
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Lancaster General Hospital
7572 Convenience Pharmacy
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Job Title: Pharmacy Technician Outpatient
This position is located in Lancaster, PA
Full-time, 1.0, 80 hours per two weeks working Monday Through Friday 8 hour shifts until trained then (4) 10 hour shifts per week varying hours between 7:00am and 6:15 pm with every 4th Saturday, float to other locations as needed. No Sundays or holidays. Located in the Convenience Pharmacy in Lancaster General Hospital.
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POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of a registered pharmacist, the pharmacy technician performs various functions associated with the dispensing, charging and delivery of medication to patient care areas, in compliance with department policies and procedures that provide optimal pharmaceutical care.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
- Prepares medications for dispensing under the supervision of the pharmacist, demonstrating accuracy, precision, and consistency relating to selection, packaging, and labeling functions.
- Prepares and prepackages bulk medications; compounds oral solutions, ointments and creams under supervision of the pharmacist.
- Assists patients who are dropping off and/or picking up prescription orders. At point of sale, verifies that customer receives the correct prescription(s).
- Sorts, credits and re-stocks medications as appropriate when they are not dispensed to patients.
- Prepares the pharmacy inventory; completes orders for drugs and supplies from the storeroom and/or distributor, receive drugs and stock shelves and verify all associated paperwork.
- Assists in the creation, handling, processing and maintenance of a variety of pharmacy records, to promote efficient operation of the pharmacy and regulatory compliance.
- Answers telephone using appropriate etiquette, screens and triages telephone/counter inquiries.
- Assures work for each shift is completed prior to departure.
- Maintains dispensing area in a neat, orderly, and clean condition as observed by the pharmacist.
- Retrieve and interpret prescriptions; perform pharmaceutical calculations, taking into account patient and drug characteristics; enter prescriptions, patient health information and insurance information into the clinical pharmacy information system for pharmacist review.
- Communicates with insurance carriers to obtain payment for prescription claims. Facilitates employee payroll deduction and/or medical billing for payment capture when appropriate.
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of and compliance with procedures for handling controlled substances and specialty pharmaceuticals.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- High school diploma or successful completion of general educational development (GED) exam required.
- National pharmacy technician certification (CPhT) required within nine (9) months of hire.
- A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e., not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.
- Completion of ASHP accredited (or comparable) pharmacy technician training program preferred.
- Two (2) years of previous pharmacy experience
- Prior experience in customer service
This position requires a license or certification
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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
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Posted on 04/23/2021