Pharmacy Tech 2

- Plano, TX
Posted: January 24, 2022
JOB SUMMARY

The Pharmacy Technician 2 assists in the technical aspects of the distribution of medications and related functions, with the ability to perform tasks independently and to maintain a specialized area of responsibility while aiding in the delivery of pharmaceutical care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

* Maintains a specialized area of responsibility while aiding in the delivery of care in areas such as Purchasing, Receiving, Auditing, Sterile and nonsterile compounding, Billing, Informatics, Medication Reconciliation, Licensing, Contracting, and Marketing.

* 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 as required. Completes and files appropriate paperwork to ensure payment for and delivery of pharmacy supplies. Monitors lost charges.

* Orders supplies daily and coordinates returns for credit when pharmaceuticals have expired.

* Coordinates the Drug Recall Process.

* Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly, and fully stocked work environment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Performs inventory control: Stocking, cleaning and facing prescription and OTC shelves.

* Compounds or admixes ingredients appropriately for dispensing, cart fill and sterile preparation while under the supervision of the Pharmacist.

* Perform IV admixtures using aseptic techniques and in compliance with accepted regulatory standards as required.

* Helps patients and medical staff with nonjudgmental questions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist preceptor. Answers simple questions from medical staff and patients.

* Delivers medication appropriately to patients, and delivers delivery carts to floors daily.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

* General 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.

BENEFITS

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

QUALIFICATIONS

* EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

* EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience

* CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Pharmacy Technician (PHT), Pharmacy Intern (RPH-INT): Must have one of the following from the TX Board of Pharmacy:

* Registered Pharmacy Intern (RPH-INT)

* Pharmacy Technician (PHT).

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Plano, TX

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