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Pharmacy Technician I- 40 hrs, Silver Spring

Company: Kaiser
Location: Takoma Park
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

$3,000 sign-on bonus eligible position!

Job Summary:

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies members 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.
    Mon-Fri 9:30am-6pm

    Basic Qualifications:

    • N/A
      • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
      • Completion of KPMAS Technician training program and subsequent technician licensure within six (6) months of hire.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • Pharmacy Technician License (Maryland) AND Board Certified Pharmacy Specialist Certificate
          • Pharmacist Intern License (Maryland)

            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.
                Job Schedule:
                Job Category: Pharmacy

Keywords: Kaiser, Washington DC , Pharmacy Technician I- 40 hrs, Silver Spring, Healthcare , Takoma Park, DC

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