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Pharmacy Tech

Company: Evara Health
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEvara Health strives to not only be the healthcare provider of choice, but also the employer of choice, one that offers you the opportunity to excel in your career and be a difference maker in the lives of the patients we serve. From competitive salaries and paid time off, to retirement plans and insurance, we make every effort to take care of our employees who contribute to the success or our company. Some of the many benefits offered include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Career development/Growth opportunities
  • 403-B with Company Contribution Position Location: Johnnie Ruth Clarke / Pinellas Park / HighpointReports to: Director of Pharmacy Services Job Summary: The Pharmacy Technician is responsible for performing clinical and technical tasks within the pharmacy operations. Responsibilities include assisting in all phases of dispensing prescriptions and maintaining adequate inventory of medications and supplies under the direct supervision of pharmacist on duty. Duties may include but are not limited to: Assists in most aspects of filling prescriptions including reading, interpreting, and processing:
    • Uses the computer and appropriate software in processing prescriptions; Counts and pours medications, reconstitutes pediatric solutions and suspensions, selects appropriate containers and applies labels, performed under proper supervision of the pharmacist
    • Assists in maintaining a complete and up to date patient profile including name, address, allergy information, insurance status, and any additional information as needed § Communicates with prescribers and their agents to obtain refill authorizations § Communicates with insurance carriers to obtain payment for prescription claims, follows up on claims Assists pharmacist in maintaining workflow:
      • Triages telephone calls for pharmacist. Logs phones in and out properly
      • Assists patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders including phone orders
      • At point of pick up, verifies that patient received correct prescription(s)
      • Accepts payment transactions
      • Assists other pharmacy staff during down time Maintains an adequate inventory of medications and all additional supplies required for daily processing. Duties include:
        • Maintaining an adequate supply of plastic containers, bottles, labels bags, etc.
        • Ordering medications and supplies (excludes CIIs)
        • Ensuring expired medications are removed from shelves monthly or as often as needed
        • Maintaining safety measures for shelf locations of lookalike/sound alike drugs per policy
        • Removing old prescriptions that were not picked up in 2 weeks from the front, reverses claims, and returns to stock twice monthly (preferably on the 1st and 15th)
        • Assisting with preparing the pharmacy inventory Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of regulatory laws and practices in accordance with local, state, federal, and company regulations by performing strict record keeping to include:
          • Records refrigerator temperatures as required
          • Files and archives prescriptions and logs appropriately
          • Answers phone with a greeting that includes name and title
          • Assists in maintaining proper audit trail for processed prescriptions, including daily and monthly reports; generates additional reports as requested Maintains an awareness of developments in the community and pharmaceutical fields that relate to job responsibilities and integrate them into practice:
            • Maintains knowledge of loss prevention techniques
            • Assists in teaching technician students Maintains Pharmacy Technician License, per state and federal laws Adheres to corporate compliance programs, by reporting improper or unethical conduct, violation of applicable laws, regulations, or program requirements Maintains good housekeeping practices by ensuring workspaces and surrounding areas are clean and tidy Education and Experience:
              • High School Diploma or Equivalent
              • Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB), preferred
              • Completion of a Florida approved pharmacy technician program
              • State of Florida Pharmacy Technician Registration, required Evara Health is committed to the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees, and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any status protected by the law.

Keywords: Evara Health, Pinellas Park , Pharmacy Tech, Healthcare , Pinellas Park, Florida

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