Lone Star Circle of Care

  • Pharmacy Technician (Georgetown)

    Job Locations US-TX-Georgetown
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/31/2018 1:22 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinic-Based Support Services
  • Overview

    Responsible for providing the technical functions associated with the delivery of pharmaceutical care by maintaining proper stock levels in all pharmacy locations, compounding or otherwise preparing, filling, pricing, and delivering pharmaceuticals or other related items. May perform duties such as typing prescriptions, completing reports, operating and maintaining automated dispensing devices, data entry, and providing all aspects of customer service that are required to provide Pharmacy Department services.

    Responsibilities

    Daily Job Duties:

     

    • Assists the pharmacist in preparing patient prescriptions for patient services.
    • Orders pharmaceutical supplies; receives and documents receipt of supplies.
    • Prepackages and compounds pharmaceutical supplies as required to maintain stock levels; orders and rotates stock supplies; restocks automated dispensing devices on the patient care units.
    • Uses the department’s prepackaging and automated dispensing device; and analyzes, diagnoses, and corrects problems related to its operation.
    • Uses the pharmacy computer system to complete medication order entry, billing, computer reports, audits, file maintenance, ADT reconciliation, patient charge/credit reconciliation, prescription distribution, and submission of drug orders.
    • Records drug orders in the automated dispensing device; and analyzes diagnoses, and corrects problems related to its operation.

     

    Patient Service:

     

    • Uses a cash register and credit card machine to obtain payment for prescriptions.
    • Communicates with staff, patients, and customers regarding pharmacy activities.

     

    Administrative:

     

    • Answers telephone calls; performs all aspects of customer service, including typing and filling prescriptions; maintains files; completes clerical duties; maintains clerical equipment; and completes other duties required to maintain proper functioning of the pharmacist and pharmacy. Type in specific job duties under this area
    • May develop, implement and coordinate quality improvement, staff orientation, or staff development programs.
    • Order, track, and receive patient assistance medications from the manufacturer.
    • May assist in training new employees in some pharmacy areas.
    • Performs and documents monthly unit inspections of areas where medications are dispensed, stored and administered; identifies and retrieves outdated drugs and supplies for proper disposal.
    • May perform billing functions.

     

    AIDET-LOC:

     

    • Staff Members and Directors shall deal with patients, providers, colleagues, and other internal and external LSCC contacts honestly, professionally and with empathy, following the principles of AIDET (Skill at a Glance) and the Language of Caring Overview (Staff). Staff Members and Directors shall demonstrate honesty and integrity in all LSCC business activities and work scheduling
    • Following the principles of AIDET and Language of Caring, Staff Members and Directors are expected to treat one another with respect and courtesy, understanding that each Staff Member and Director has special talents and capabilities necessary to fulfill LSCC’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
      • Principles of AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduction, Duration, Explanation and Thank You) at all times with patients, colleagues, visitors and leadership
    • The Language of Caring skills are versatile life skills that enhance communication and strengthen relationships that apply to all of us, whether we serve patients and families directly, or we serve the people who do—our internal customers.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

     

    • Current Certified Pharmacy Technician License with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
    • Minimum of two (2) – four (4) years of experience working in a retail pharmacy environment

     

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

    • Certified by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
    • Bilingual English/Spanish language skills
    • Familiar with medical terminology

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