Pharmacy Technician - Intermediate - ALLMED Staffing

Job Title: 
Pharmacy Technician - Intermediate
Seeking: 
Jobs for Students
Business Name: 
ALLMED Staffing
Application deadline: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
Start Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
Contact Person: 
Margerie Braasch - Senior Recruiter
Location: 
738 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Email Address: 
Phone: 
773-254-5555

This is a contract position with United Healthcare/Optum paying $17.00 per hour. Physical address of work site location: 5070 Rockwell Dr. NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Monday- Saturday but will only work 5 days a week. Hours will vary. SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision and control of a pharmacist, performs packaging, manipulative, repetitive, or other non-discretionary tasks related to the processing of a prescription in a licensed pharmacy, but excludes all functions restricted to a registered pharmacist. Work closely with licensed pharmacists to ensure safe and accurate handling of each prescription. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Preparing prescriptions by counting, pouring, weighing, mixing, labeling, packaging, and measuring pharmaceuticals for Pharmacist approval.  Assuming responsibilities involving receiving, entering, processing, and maintaining orders in the computer system.  Enter patient demographics and verify patient identity matches prescription information  Price and submit insurance claims  Assist patients in dropping off and picking up prescriptions  Support on-site pharmacy audit reviews  Order, enter, and maintain prescription and over the counter stock inventory and office supplies  Assist as cashier to facilitate POS and bank transactions  Enter patient demographics and maintain patient profiles  File prescription documentation  Answering non-clinical related phone calls  Maintain continuation credit hour requirements for licensure  Work with insurance carriers to obtain payments and refilling authority  Assisting internal and external customers  Scheduling and Maintaining Workflow  Verify that customer receives correct prescription(s)  Assisting in Pharmacy maintenance/organization as directed by pharmacy manager.  Clean and maintain equipment  Follows all policies and procedures relating to job responsibilities.  Performs other duties as assigned to meet pharmacy and corporate objectives. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); current state pharmacy technician licensure; and 2+ years experience in pharmacy and/or community retail businesses highly preferred. Must have 2+ years Pharmacy Technician experience, outstanding interpersonal, communication, organizational, customer service, telephone, and computer skills, as well as a working knowledge of pharmacy computer systems. Must be detail-oriented, analytical, flexible, and able to work independently, meet deadlines, establish priorities, and enter data efficiently and accurately. Must possess and maintain knowledge of drug names (i.e., generic and trade).