Pharmacy Technician

Walmart Eliot, ME 2019-01-09
$12.50 - $14.50 an hour

Essential Functions
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Enters prescription data into pharmacy software by reading the prescription; translating prescription information into corresponding system codes;
transcribing appropriate prescription data (for example, written date, drug name, strength, directions for use (sig), refills, name of prescribing
physician, and prescriber DEA number); and creating or modifying patient/customer records.

Fills prescriptions by retrieving prescription orders; counting, pouring, measuring or weighing medication tablets, liquids, and creams; mixing or
reconstituting medications as needed; selecting, filling, and labeling prescription containers; and operating scanning equipment and/or automated
dispensing systems to ensure prescription accuracy.

Monitors and resolves problems in the prescription fulfillment process by processing information for third-party insurance claims; rescanning illegible
images; alerting patients to inventory that is out of stock, partial fills, and the need for physician authorizations on refills; and identifying situations
requiring pharmacist's action and resolution.

Processes customer purchases by operating cash registers and related hardware; approving monetary transactions; and using appropriate procedures for different payment types and items sold.

Promotes and maintains the Pharmacy's professional reputation and provides patients/customers with pharmacy products and services in accordance
with local, state, and federal laws and corporate policies and procedures by assisting the pharmacist in the prescription fulfillment process;
maintaining the pharmacy and its merchandise; stocking and rotating merchandise and supplies from distribution centers and suppliers; handling
claims and returns; answering the pharmacy telephone; processing third-party insurance claims and/or rejections; assisting patients/customers with
prescription orders and purchases; completing, maintaining, and securing paperwork, forms, and other required documentation; and maintaining a
safe shopping environment.

Checks out prescription(s) from the pharmacy to the customer at pick-up by verifying patient information according to corporate policies and
procedures, and entering it into the TaSCO system; marking appropriate prescriptions for pick-up; retrieving prescription bag from will-call bin;
scanning security tags; gathering electronic signatures for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) acknowledgment and third
party payer, if applicable; and using TaSCO to log the sale of restricted pharmaceutical items.

Complies with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; using the Open Door Policy;
and applying these in executing business processes and practices.

Completes work assignments and priorities by using policies, data, and resources; collaborating with managers, co-workers, customers, and other
business partners; identifying priorities, deadlines, and expectations; carrying out tasks; communicating progress and information; determining and
recommending ways to address improvement opportunities; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.50 to $14.50 /hour

Experience:

  • pharmacy technician: 1 year (Preferred)