Acts as a liaison between pharmacy and nursing service personnel to ensure that identified problems/concerns are addressed in a timely manner. Responsible for maintaining State certified technician registration. Perform tasks associated with the preparation, dispensing, and shipping process under the personal supervision and presence of a pharmacist.
Maintains inventory for all medications and supplies
Assist pharmacist in filling patient orders in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations;
Maintains up-to-date records of new and refill prescriptions in appropriate files and patient charts. Maintains proper filing of all patient chart information including annual renewal of patient information forms
Works with nurses, patients, and prescribers to initiate new prescriptions as needed and keep nurses informed on shipments, variance, delivery, assay of potency, insurance, availability and tracking, etc.
Receive new or transferred oral medical and prescription orders
Reviews and maintains current information on insurance, reimbursements, physicians, patients, delivery tickets, nursing notes and other pertinent data in pharmacy database
Sets up deliveries of medication with nurses, patients, and out of state pharmacies
Maintains communication with Billing Support Specialist by furnishing all paperwork to ensure proper billing and collection
Resolves minor insurance problems for nurses/patients; notifies Billing Support Specialist of any problems which cannot be rectified within 24 hours of receipt
Participates in patient safety, quality, and infection control programs as directed