Pharmacy Technician - Rx Plus in Sanford, FL at Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Sanford, FL
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  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Job Description

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Pharmacy Processing Tech position that will be based in our RX Plus Pharmacy department. This position is based in Sanford, FL.

The Pharmacy Processing Technician performs a wide range of supportive duties to assist the Pharmacist in preparing and dispensing medication so that patients receive consistent care. This role is required to understand all pharmacy processes relating to prescription order entry, claims adjudication, fullfillment and shipping prescriptions. Works only under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist and does not perform duties that can only be legally performed by a registered Pharmacist.

Specific job duties include:
  • Supports departmental and organizational Mission through appropriate use of resources, providing assistance to team members, accepting work or scheduled assignments and participating in process and performance improvement.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient, employee relations, medical staff, departmental and administrative information.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of assigned manual pick area, keeping area neat and organized; follows up with purchasing technicians on any inventory issues as necessary.
  • Assures tasks are completed with high quality and efficiency.  Ensures that all committed deadlines are met for all assignments and tasks and communicates with Automation Specialist to make sure all totes are filled in a timely manner throughout the day.
  • Operates and maintains complex pharmacy automation dispensing/computer equipment used to prepare and dispense pharmaceuticals according to pharmacy processes, ensuring a smooth flow of totes through the fulfillment process.
  • Follows standard filling procedure guidelines such as scanning the correct drug and labels, notifying automation administrator when account has been locked. Keeps filling errors to a minimum, exceeding industry standards.
  • Proactively updates Automation Supervisor on staffing, team status, operational bottlenecks, or any other issues.
  • Actively analyzes system to provide accurate and efficient prescription fulfillment in manual processing area, communicating any concerns to Automation Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Performs minor mechanical troubleshooting tasks and daily cleaning, Kirby Lester maintenance, and filling of manual picking areas.
  • Works with purchasing technicians to assure high quality inventory levels are established and maintained for manual filling areas and automation robot as assigned
  • Responsible for monthly medication date checks, ensuring that all medications in active inventory are withinPharmacy’s established product expiration date range; works with purchasing technicians to process any necessary medication returns.
  • Responsible for restocking the shelves with daily drug order, rotating stock accordingly and placing drugs in appropriate assigned areas.
  • Refills automation medication canisters according to pharmacy processes, documenting the appropriate quantity added, LOT #, and Expiration Date of all medications scanned into the automated machine
  • Troubleshoot automation system/computer equipment quickly and effectively, limiting the break in production flow and communicate any issues impacting the fulfillment process to Manager in a timely manner.
  • Completes USPS, SmartPost and FedEx processes for proper shipment in a timely manner and communicates any order discrepancies to the appropriate staff member.
  • Packs all medications appropriately according to pharmacy packing policy to assure no damage during shipping and the integrity of the medication is maintained.
  • Completes accuracy check to confirm the correct medication is sent to the correct member with the correct paperwork at all times and no HIPPA/PHI violations occur
  • Always works within registered pharmacy technician mandated scope of practice guidelines.
Education Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A current Florida Board of Pharmacy Technician Registration, RPT; or to be obtained within first year of employment as a technician. Must complete state required continuing education requirement for registration 
  • National Pharmacy Technician Certification, CPhT; complete national required continuing education requirement for registration. (Preferred)
Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year pharmacy technician experience, in a retail or mail-order setting
  • 2 years of retail, central fill, hospital or mail-order pharmacy experience.(Preferred)

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Position Location:  
Job:  Pharmacy
Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office
Primary Location:  US-FL-Sanford
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  High School Diploma / GED
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Sep 10, 2018, 1:01:20 PM

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