Huggins Hospital

Pharmacy Technician

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-2293
# Positions
1
New Hampshire

Overview

Under the immediate supervision of the Pharmacist or Director of Pharmacy Services, is responsible for the preparation, dispensing, and recordkeeping processes of medications.

 

This is a per diem position.

Qualifications

Education: Certified Pharmacy Technician, through training or on-the-job training

Experience: Hospital pharmacy experience preferred

Licensure: CPhT, Registered Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Intern

Responsibilities

Clinical Competency

  • Ability to prepare both sterile and non-sterile compounds
  • Understanding of billing and insurance processing for outpatient prescriptions
  • Fill automated dispensing machine with required medications
  • Understands computer systems and the integration between systems
  • Able to purchase medications through appropriate channels

Patient Advocacy

  • Is attentive to processing of refill prescription requests and prior authorizations
  • Utilize appropriate resources for non-English speaking patients, hearing and sight impaired individuals, and/or healthcare illiteracy
  • Clearly communicates to the patient and family at an appropriate level of comprehension
  • Offers to provide a pharmacist resource for patient counseling and medication education
  • Provides timely processing of prescriptions

Quality

  • Fills Automated Dispensing Units in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assures medications about to expire are removed and segregated from other inventory
  • Purchases products through wholesaler to assure contract compliance and 340b maximization
  • Maintains an appropriate level of inventory
  • Assists the pharmacist to assure quality care

Professionalism

  • Maintains certifications and continuing education requirements
  • Participates in Hospital committees
  • Understand and contributes to the overall improvement in quality pharmaceutical care
  • Practices professional interactions with patients, co-workers and vendors

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