Pharmacy Technician I - Sterling, VA at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: Sterling, Virginia

Job Description:
Description: 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.

    Schedule is Monday through Friday from 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

    Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered as a pharmacy technician with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy required.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacy nomenclature and calculations.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in pharmacy preferred.
    Primary Location: Virginia,Sterling,Central Pharmacy - Sterling 22370 Davis Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 9:30 AM Working Hours End: 6:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Pharmacy Technician Department: Sterling Automated Refill Center Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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