Pharmacy Technicians work with pharmacists to fill prescriptions and meet the needs of the patients requesting various medicines. They take prescriptions over the phone or in person and handle the over the counter transactions, including labeling and explaining listed information on the labels to the patrons. Pharmacy technicians should work well with others, have an acute attention to detail, and be able to stand for long period of time. Technicians should have a basic knowledge of prescriptions and medications. To obtain this knowledge, pharmacy technicians must complete a 2 year degree program specialized for technicians.
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- Interact with both internal and external customers to provide outstanding pharmacy services using excellent customer service skills.
- Consistently meet daily Quotas and productivity, with over 95% quality assurance.
- Use experience of retail pharmacy and the pharmacy authorization process to promote sound and timely pharmacy care.
- Incorporate knowledge of pharmacy claims and billing to resolve related issues and concerns in a timely manner to support quality services and delivery.
- Swiftly and correctly calculate dosages, dispense medications, prepare prescription labels and fillprescriptions for approval by pharmacists.
- Use the pharmacy proprietary computer program to access prescription information including patient and prescriber data, drug selection, prescription interpretation and insurance billing.
- Research and resolve dosage conflicts, potentially harmful drug interactions, insurance issues and other matters to ensure patient safety/wellness and build customer loyalty.
- I work as a fulltime specialty pharmacy technician at Qualitas Pharmacy.
- I work with different hospital, doctors offices and medical facilites throughout the state of NJ to provide patients with a specific medication to get patients off their drug and alcohol addiction.
- I fill approximately 30-40 prescriptions a day.
- Worked alongside licensed pharmacists to provide excellent service within a high-volume retail setting.
- Used the pharmacy’s proprietary computer program to access prescription information including patient and prescriber data, drug selection, prescription interpretation and insurance billing.
- Demonstrated accuracy in cashiering, cash handling and credit-card processing; balanced cash drawers daily.
- Help patients by greeting them in person and by phone, Answering questions and requests, referring inquires to the pharmacist.
- Established and maintained positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
- Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing orders and removing outdated drugs.
- Help health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.
- Maintain pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.
- Maintain a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
- Receive written prescription, refills request and verify that information is correct and accurate.
- Fill bottles with prescribed medication and type affix label.
- Assist customer by answering simple question, locating items referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
- Appropriately billed patients while adhering to health insurance copay bylaws and policies.
- Implemented new workflow structure reducing administrative worktime by 35% and minimizing administrative errors from 1.9% to 0.2%.
- Provided exceptional customer service that aided in building rapport, driving patient retention by 32%.
- Accurately transcribe the prescription and patient information from prescription documentation into the system for processing.
- Monitor index que and accurately attach prescription, referral or other images to patient profile.
- Mange calls to and from internal and external parties for clarification of prescriptions.
- Set the priority level for the prescription and or referral so the referral can be worked appropriately through the different stages of the process.
- Collaborate with pharmacists to ensure customers receive quality care and meet all health/safety standards and protocols.
- Acquired great customer service and communication skills (listening, verbal and written), as well as hard work and dedication towards my assigned job.
- Furthermore, being able to balance multiple tasks throughout the day so I would not fall behind on my duties.
- Knowledge of medications, including prescribed dosages, appropriate uses for each drug, and importance of side effect awareness.
- Prepared and dispensed prescribed medications to patients.
- Reviewed prescription requests with doctor’s offices, and insurance companies to ensure correct medications are provided and payment is received.
- Typed prescriptions into computer and printed out patient labels to be applied to prescription bottles.
- Posts and codes patient pharmaceutical charges and credits into automated system, and returns credited medication to inventory.
- Prepares intravenous antimicrobials, large volume parenteral, adult and neonatal TPN solutions, epidurals and intravenous antineoplastic.
- Documents Quality Improvement activities for the I.V. Room, e.g. hood cleaning, refrigeration temperature log,aseptic technique, etc.
- Ensures safe care to patients, adhering to policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.