Pharmacy Technician

Employer
MedStar Pharmacies
Location
Leonardtown, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary Assists pharmacist(s) in all areas of pharmacy operations, including prescription preparation, sales tr ansactions, customer service, and purchasing and inventory maintenance. MedStar Pharmacy is committed to providing world-class, compassionate care to every patient, every time, at every touch point. All associates are accountable for their role in meeting patient experience standards. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent. EXPERIENCE: 6 months pharmacy technician experience in a retail setting or equivalent training. LICENSE/CERT/REG: Must have successfully completed the pharmacy technician certification through the n ationally accredited certification examination of PTCB. Pharmacy technician licensure or registration as required by the state where the pharmacy is located. SKILLS: Basic computer skills. Basic math skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department p olicies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation r egulations. Organizes prescription orders on the counter in order of priority; retrieves labels from the printer; arranges paperwork, labels, monographs, and bags; uses appropriate stamps and notes; and, retrieves stock from the s helf. Performs other duties as assigned (including filing prescriptions, filling vials, ordering supplies, etc.). Performs phone and face-to-face customer service functions such as: greeting customers, taking in refill r equests, new prescriptions, patient demographics and insurance information; calls doctors for refill authorizations and pre-authorizations. Troubleshoots patients' questions and concerns. Prepares prescriptions for dispensing: counts and verifies medication, labels vials appropriately, and p rioritizes waiters. Processes cash, check, credit card, and payroll deduction transactions; secures appropriate signatures; ensures compliance with HIPAA requirements; prepares delivery tickets; reconciles delivery transactions; performs end of day register procedures; runs daily cash report and completes deposits as assigned. Processes refills, and performs data entry of new prescriptions including demographics, insurance plans, and prescription information under the supervision of a pharmacist and according to policy; brings to the attention o fa pharmacist any claims requiring overrides or interventions; troubleshoots insurance claim rejects; and, f ollows up on problem prescriptions. Receives, checks, and puts away the daily order; returns medication to the shelf after filling; follows established inventory management procedures; participates in physical inventory process at intervals determined by management. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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