Pharmacy Technician I - Sterling, VA
at Kaiser Permanente
Posted in Other 15 days ago.
Location: Sterling, Virginia
Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.
Essential Functions: Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's 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.
The scheduled shifts are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM in the Mail Order Communications Room.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
Registered as a pharmacy technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.
Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacy nomenclature and calculations.
Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Minimum one (1) year of experience in pharmacy preferred.
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