Retail Pharmacy Technician

Salt Lake City UT 84111 50 East South Temple

Job Description

Performs the basic duties of a pharmacy technician in all designated sites. Including and not limited to, prescription data entry, as well as communicate and coordinate with all parties necessary to insure timely shipping and delivery of prescription orders. Pulls and labels medication for pharmacist verification. Packs medications appropriately and affixes a shipping label after the order has been verified by a pharmacist. Performs all basic duties of a pharmacy technician allowable by legal licensure and registration

Essential Functions

-  Under the supervision of a pharmacist, picks and affixes labels to packages of prepackaged and unit dose drugs in accordance with the dispensing order.  Prepares and affixes shipping labels to the individual patient shipping containers.

-  Answers external phone calls pertinent to department assignment. 

-  Assembles and packages medications, supplies and equipment in appropriate shipping containers. 

-  Assists with maintaining accurate inventory through pulling expirations.

-  Attends designated department meetings as scheduled.

-  Communicates and coordinates internally with customer service, billing, pharmacy, and shipping departments to move patient orders through the system and meet the promised delivery date.

-  Communicates by phone and fax as necessary with patient, physician office, and insurance to make sure pharmacy has most updated prescription and prior authorization information on file.

-  Creates pre-packages supply items.

-  Maintains necessary licensure needed for pharmacy technicians.

-  Maintains the pharmacy department according to state and federal regulations.

-  Picks supplies and equipment for patient orders as indicated on the delivery ticket.

-  Prepares delivery tickets including prescription and supply items as necessary.

-  Prints delivery tickets, collates and triages delivery tickets according to excursion data.

-  Receives and processes data entry of new and refill prescriptions in the pharmacy computer system.

-  Recognizes and identifies various classifications of medications, dosage form and routes of administration.

-  Verifies prescription elements are present on all prescriptions.

-  Other duties as assigned.

General Job Information

Title

Retail Pharmacy Technician

Grade

16

Job Family

Pharmacy Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

3/18/2019

Date Requisition Created

2/21/2019

Minimum Qualifications

Education

GED (Required), High School (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

CPT/LPT/PTCB/RPT, Pharmacy Technician, State Requirements - Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

-CPT:  Certification/licensure in accordance with state requirements. In the states of Florida and Michigan, license registration with the Board of Pharmacy is required without exception.

-PTCB:  Certification or the ability to obtain PTCB Certification within one year of hire. Employees in states which require a Pharmacy Technician certification/registration exam may substitute state certification/registration for the PTCB.

-Specialty or retail pharmacy industry experience, previous reimbursement experience, and/or working in a health plan/health care setting.

-Proficiency in Pharmacy computerized systems and software applications, as well as MS Office Product Suite.

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

-Ability to identify and trouble-shoot problematic issues.

Pharmacy technician experience in prescription entry, picking, labeling and preparing medication orders for pharmacist verification.

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