PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I

- Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: June 17, 2022
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I
  • Under the supervision of a pharmacist, picks and affixes labels to packages of prepackaged and unit dose drugs in accordance with the dispensing order. Prepares and affixes shipping labels to the individual patient shipping containers.
  • Answers external phone calls pertinent to department assignment.
  • Assembles and packages medications, supplies and equipment in appropriate shipping containers.
  • Assists with maintaining accurate inventory through pulling expirations.
  • Attends designated department meetings as scheduled.
  • Communicates and coordinates internally with customer service, billing, pharmacy, and shipping departments to move patient orders through the system and meet the promised delivery date.
  • Communicates by phone and fax as necessary with patient, physician office, and insurance to make sure pharmacy has most updated prescription and prior authorization information on file.
  • Creates pre-packages supply items.
  • Maintains necessary licensure needed for pharmacy technicians.
  • Maintains the pharmacy department according to state and federal regulations.
  • Picks supplies and equipment for patient orders as indicated on the delivery ticket.
  • Prepares delivery tickets including prescription and supply items as necessary.
  • Prints delivery tickets, collates and triages delivery tickets according to excursion data.
  • Receives and processes data entry of new and refill prescriptions in the pharmacy computer system.
  • Recognizes and identifies various classifications of medications, dosage form and routes of administration.
  • Verifies prescription elements are present on all prescriptions.

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Must have pharmacy intern license as required by applicable state laws OR:

  • Must have an active pharmacy technician licensure or registration in accordance with state requirements.

  • If state does not require an exam for licensure/registration, must possess both active pharmacy technician licensure or registration in accordance with state requirements AND an active national certification (e.g., PTCB or ExCPT).

  • In states that do not require licensure or registration, must have an active national certification (e.g., PTCB or ExCPT).

  • Specialty or retail pharmacy industry experience, previous reimbursement experience, and/or working in a health plan/health care setting.

  • Proficiency in Pharmacy computerized systems and software applications, as well as MS Office Product Suite.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to identify and trouble-shoot problematic issues.

  • Pharmacy technician experience in prescription entry, picking, labeling and preparing medication orders for pharmacist verification.

General Job Information

Title

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN I

Grade

17

Work Experience

Pharmacy

Education

GED (Required), High School (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

CPT/ExCPT/LPT/PTCB/RPT, Pharmacy Technician, State Requirements - Pharmacy, Pharmacy Intern - Pharmacy

License and Certifications - Preferred

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.


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