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Pharmacy Technician II- On Call, Manassas

Company: Kaiser
Location: Upperville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist. May perform the duties of a Pharmacy Inventory Technician or a Pharmacy Admixture Technician.

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.

--- Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.

--- Prepares intravenous prescriptions, topical ointments, and other drugs by mixing prescribed dosages.

--- Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.

--- 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.

--- Orders and stocks drugs and supplies, assembles drugs and supplies for clinical departments, stocks crash carts, and performs other inventory duties.

--- Performs other related duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications:


--- One (1) year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician required.


--- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

--- Compliance with all state board of pharmacy rules and licensing requirements where applicable required.

--- Active CPHT certification required. (Pharmacy students are exempted from the CPHT requirement where applicable).

Additional Requirements:

--- Knowledge of medical terminology, generic drug names, pharmaceutical calculations, and ability to assume responsibility for coordinating drug inventory control in medical clinics.

--- Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.

--- Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

--- Successful completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program or US Military program OR one (1) year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.

Job Schedule:
Job Category: Pharmacy

Keywords: Kaiser, Germantown , Pharmacy Technician II- On Call, Manassas, Healthcare , Upperville, Maryland

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