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Company: CRMC
Location: Crosby, MN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

 

  POSITION SUMMARY
  • Pharmacy Technicians assist the department in performing clerical, distributive, and technical functions within the pharmacy with emphasis on accurate prescription processing, product knowledge, handling of currency, positive customer relations, and maintaining shelf stock to ensure maximum product availability and sales. These individuals must continually strive to provide a professional environment for all customers while supporting the Pharmacy Department. Works under direct supervision of the department pharmacists. Pharmacy Technicians work in cooperation with patients, physicians, nursing staff, hospital pharmacy services, & supportive personnel as well as managed care (third party) coordinators.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education and Experience:
    • High School Diploma is required. Completion of a Certified Pharmacy Technician course is preferred.  Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows as well as office equipment (calculator, cash register, fax machine) is desirable. Successful completion of the data entry and pharmacy nomenclature standards as administered by Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Human Resources staff.
  • License/Certificates:
    • Registration with the Minnesota State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician is required. Must successfully complete the certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) course or possess certification within two years of hire.  Maintain current MN driver's license.
  • Special Skills and Aptitudes:
    • Ability to handle confidential information discreetly and appropriately.
    • Effective interpersonal relationship skills including good listening and communication skills.
    • Ability to adjust to stressful situations with confidence and good judgment.
    • Ability to be self-directed while possessing good organizational and analytical skills.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Enter patient demographics, insurance and prescription data into the computer.
  • Maintain knowledge of insurance plans, insurance parameters, and can efficiently process this information.
  • Familiar with pharmaceutical products including: names (Brand & Generic), dosage forms, and common uses.
  • Calculate prescription doses/quantities and if necessary converts units of measure.
  • Competence in maintaining the computerized drug inventory file: demonstrates the ability to add and adjust products.
  • Send and receive refill authorizations and prior authorizations.
  • Practice and maintain high ethical standards including ensuring confidentiality of records and resident/patient confidentiality.
  • Competent in the function and use of the pharmacy computer system.
  • Follow proper currency handling and cash register procedures.
  • Maintain familiarity with all products and product locations.
  • Properly greets and thanks customers.
  • Provide prompt and courteous service.
  • Assist customers with products location, questions and refers to Pharmacist as necessary.
  • Fill, rotate and straighten shelf stock.
  • Verify invoices with product received and complete necessary steps for discrepancies. 
  • Follow all store and departments policies and procedures.
  • Assist in ordering.  Serve as backup to procure products necessary for next business day in absence of Purchasing Analyst.
  • Maintain Board of Pharmacy regulations.
  • Demonstrate poise and ability in emergency situations.
  • In absence of Delivery Driver/Clerk, drives from Medical Center to patient residences, places of business, and post office.
  • In absence of Delivery Driver/Clerk, performs delivery of prescription orders which includes: obtaining appropriate signatures for auditing and collecting monetary payments.
  • Demonstrate Standards of Excellence when other duties are assigned.


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