The selected Pharmacy Technician will provide assistance to the physicians in the daily operations of preparing and dispensing medications, order supplies and medications for oral and IV pharmacy daily and prepare oncology treatment and supportive medications onsite in the oncology infusion area. The Pharmacy Technician will follow all state and local laws and rules and regulations while preparing and/or dispensing medications.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)
1. Assists the physicians with the day to day operations by preparing and dispensing oncology treatment and supportive medications.
2. Has an understanding of community pharmacy with regards to the day to day filling of prescriptions through an electronic pharmacy system.
3. Assumes responsibility for ordering and stocking all oral and IV medications.
4. After completion of pharmacy dispensing system training, possesses the ability to add new patients, update patient’s insurance plan information, process Rx’s for payment, reconcile claims, EOBs and obtain authorization for patient’s prescriptions through payers.
5. Assumes responsibility for maintaining adequate supplies such as fluids, vials and equipment needed for the day to day operations of the mixroom/chemo suite or practice dispensing program.
6. Acts as liaison between practice & McKesson Drug Dispensing Program Coordinator.
7. Prepares monthly reports to document dispensing pharmacy activity, reimbursement and productivity.
8. Pursue underpayments and denials with payers as needed; submit formal appeals when responsible for end of month physical inventory and transfer of drug reports.
9. Meet with drug representatives to keep abreast of new developments and maintain knowledge of medications.
10. Attends all business and clinical meetings as requested by management.
11. Adheres to HIPPA guidelines and maintains strict confidentiality.
12. Performs related work as required.
13. Documents refrigerator drug temperature on log sheet.
14. Oversees pharmacy budget and drug inventory.
15. Charges out medication from Lynx unit, prepares admixture of chemo and non-chemo IV medications and gets all Antineoplastic medication dosages are observed, calculated and verified by a Chemotherapy Provider RN prior to dispensing the agent.
Date of Listing
38 Hours Per Week
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
> Knowledge of organization’s policies and procedures; computer systems, information technology applications and database manipulation.
> Knowledge and understanding of the community based pharmacy and daily operations pertaining to filling, processing and/or dispensing of oral medications.
> Possess proficiency in written and verbal communication.
> Exercise sound judgment, initiative, discretion and decision making skills to achieve organizational objectives.
> Effectively work with all departments, vendors and consultants.
> Identify problems and recommend solutions.
• Pharmacy Technician Certification
• Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Pharmacy Technician in a retail or community pharmacy practice setting.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Involves eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to operate a keyboard, telephone or other office equipment. Must have normal range of hearing, voice and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.
Employee must pass the Sansum Clinic pre-placement physical screening exam.