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Certified Pharmacy Technician (Blount Co./Alcoa)

Description

CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Location: (Blount Co./Alcoa) 255 E. Watt Street, Alcoa, TN 37701

  • M-F:8am-5pm

SUMMARY

Provides patient assistance to accessing services that best meet the healthcare needs of the individual.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Data entry of patient information to assist patients in obtaining prescription assistance with pharmaceutical companies.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all patients
  • Assist patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders
  • Enter prescription orders into the pharmacy computer system
  • Assist the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in accordance with local, state, federal, and company regulations
  • Communicate with insurance carriers
  • Assist the pharmacist with filling and labeling prescriptions
  • Communicate with prescribers and their agents to obtain refill authorization
  • Compound oral solutions, ointments, and creams
  • Prepackage bulk medications
  • Prepare pharmacy inventory
  • Stock medications and supplies; package medications as required for dispensing
  • Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a certified pharmacy technician training program.  1-2 year’s experience in retail pharmacy required with knowledge of third party processing.

Knowledge/skills: 

Knowledge of third-party insurance processing preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient computer skills a must.

Communication Skills:

Must possess the ability to communicate verbally and non-verbally with clients, coworkers and members of management. Excellent professional customer service skills required.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain in standing position for long periods of time. Reaching, lifting (up to 25-40 lbs.), and carrying. Standing, walking, bending, stooping, and lifting.

Visual: Good eyesight required. Ability to read written instruction/orders/prescriptions; read fine print, monitors, gauges. Enter, transcribe, record information in written and electronic form. Ability to distinguish shades of color and viscosity.

Motor skills: Ability to perform multiple motor tasks simultaneously and manipulate/handle bulk quantities of medications. Able to lift up to 25-40 lbs.

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