The Pharmacy Technician 1, under the supervision and direction of a Pharmacist, provides pharmacy services, manages inventory, and delivers pharmaceutical care as assigned and in accordance with Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) regulations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs limited pharmacy services and duties associated with the stocking, preparation, labeling, dispensing and delivery of medications.
Helps patients and medical staff with nonjudgmental questions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist preceptor.
Answers incoming phone calls and responds to the needs of the caller and/or directs them to the appropriate person for service.
Communicates promptly with all appropriate team members when inventory levels are low and assists with drug purchasing and inventory control in an appropriate manner (ex. ordering and receiving of medications and supplies).
Performs designated tasks regarding pharmacy quality control, management of pharmacy records, inventory control and preparation of order for drugs.
Enters medication orders from doctors' order sheets/prescriptions and fills according to label, ensuring that the correct product is dispensed and that the dosage form and charge quantity are in accordance with formulary; enters correct billing data and is responsible for medication charges and credits.
Resolves discrepancies, troubleshoots and runs reports from the automated dispensing machine (ADM)
Cleans and helps maintain equipment and work area; sterilizes glassware according to established procedures.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Basic understanding of Pharmacy Care modalities, terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, terminology, drug use and aseptic techniques, standards, and equipment.
Knowledge of procedures and standards for the labeling and dispensing of prescription medications.
Must be able to read, write and follow instructions and flow chart protocols.
Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
Ability to follow established safety, infection control, environmental and isolation practices and procedures at all times.
Interpersonal skills required to interact effectively with patients and staff.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Pharmacy Technician (PHT), Pharmacy Intern (RPH-INT): Must have one of the following issued by the TX Board of Pharmacy:
Pharmacy Tech (PHT) license
Pharmacy Tech (PHT) intern license.