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Pharmacy Technician I- 40 hrs, Sterling

Company: Kaiser
Location: Nokesville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

--Job Summary:Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies members 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.
  • Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.
  • Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.--Basic Qualifications:Experience
    • N/AEducation
      • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration
        • Pharmacy Technician License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire
          • Pharmacy Technician License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire
            • Pharmacy Technician License (Virginia)--Additional Requirements:
              • Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacy nomenclature and calculations.
              • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
              • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
              • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.--Preferred Qualifications:
                • Minimum one (1) year of experience in pharmacy preferred.Job Schedule: Job Category: Pharmacy

Keywords: Kaiser, Alexandria , Pharmacy Technician I- 40 hrs, Sterling, Human Resources , Nokesville, Virginia

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