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Pharmacy Technician I- On Call, Fair Oaks Medical Center(279733)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Fairfax, VA

Date Posted: August 21, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.

Essential Functions:
• Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's eligibility status, and receives prescriptions from members for pharmaceuticals.
• Enters prescription information into computer system and prints labels for use by pharmacist.
• Receives payment according to terms of members' plan.
• Selects requested drugs from Baker cell dispenser or counts drugs from pharmacy shelf.
• Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.
• Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.
• Calls members to pick-up completed prescription.
• Receives payment for over-the-counter medications and medical supplies selected by members.
• Answers routine inquiries from members regarding health plan drug coverage, prices, and related issues.
• Identifies situations when patient should speak with pharmacist regarding use of drugs and asks pharmacist to speak to member.
• Performs other related duties as directed ...
Description

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.

Essential Functions:
• Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's eligibility status, and receives prescriptions from members for pharmaceuticals.
• Enters prescription information into computer system and prints labels for use by pharmacist.
• Receives payment according to terms of members' plan.
• Selects requested drugs from Baker cell dispenser or counts drugs from pharmacy shelf.
• Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.
• Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.
• Calls members to pick-up completed prescription.
• Receives payment for over-the-counter medications and medical supplies selected by members.
• Answers routine inquiries from members regarding health plan drug coverage, prices, and related issues.
• Identifies situations when patient should speak with pharmacist regarding use of drugs and asks pharmacist to speak to member.
• Performs other related duties as directed.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
• N/A
Education
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
• Registered as a pharmacy technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.

Additional Requirements:
• Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacy nomenclature and calculations.
• Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum one (1) year of experience in pharmacy preferred.

Primary Location
: Virginia-Fairfax-Fair Oaks Medical Center 12255 Fair Lakes Pkwy. Scheduled Hours (1-40): 1 Shift: Variable Working Days: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable

Schedule
: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: OPEIU - Local 2

Job Level
: Entry Level

Job
: Pharmacy Technician Public Department Name: Outpatient Pharmacy

Travel
: No Job Eligible for Benefits: No

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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