Pharmacy Technician - PRN

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Pharmacy Technician - PRN
Department Office of Practice - 35500
Pay Grade
Job Category Temporary
Job Summary

The pharmacy technician will help to increase the efficiency of the Pharmacy by assisting the pharmacist in preparing prescriptions and maintaining the day-to-day activities in the Pharmacy, as well as helping to provide the highest level of patient care and customer service. For successful job performance, the pharmacy technician should be flexible and demonstrate keen attention to detail, exhibit initiative, and be willing to work as part of a team.
- Takes all steps required to fill prescriptions in compliance with all laws, regulations, and pharmacy policies and procedures.
- Maintains a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observes dress code regulations.
- Assists patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders.
- Gathers and records information needed to fill prescriptions, including obtaining patient health information and respecting confidentiality of this information.
- Receives refill requests from patients over the phone, communicates with prescribers and their agents to obtain refill authorizations, and screens calls for the Pharmacist.
- Assists the Pharmacist in preparing prescriptions by processing prescriptions, counting or pouring medication, labeling containers, and pricing prescriptions.
- Processes insurance and eligibility forms and verifies payment, as needed.
- Files written prescription forms.
- Takes medication to shelves and maintains shelf stocking, accurately maintaining inventory.
- Helps maintain a clean, attractive, and friendly pharmacy, including maintaining the cleanliness of counters and work areas on a continuous basis.
- Observes shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned.
- Meets work schedule requirements consistently and punctually.
- Accesses, inputs, and retrieves data to/from the computer system in an accurate fashion.
- Ensures the patients’ needs are first, and serves as an advocate for the patient.
- Maintains open and effective communication with others.
- Works as part of a team.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Is qualified, knowledgeable, able and prepared to perform all the duties required within the Pharmacy.
- Possesses basic math and typing skills.
- Communicates effectively with patients and other healthcare providers.
- Demonstrates keen attention to detail.
- Demonstrates ability to operate computer system

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, AND
Be certified as a pharmacy technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Preferred Qualifications
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS00017P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes
Open Date 01/11/2017
Close Date 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Position subject to criminal background check.
Position contingent upon grant funding.
Cover letter should include applicant’s availability for PRN work.

This posting is for a pool of applicants willing to work as a Pharmacy Technician (PRN). Your application will be valid for until 12/31/17. If you wish to continue being considered for the position after one year, you will need to re-apply.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you Certified as a Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Certification Board?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents