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Certified Pharmacy Technician

Company: Carolina Health Centers, Inc.
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

_*The location for this position is at Carolina Community Pharmacy at The Village, part of the Carolina Health Centers, Inc. family.*_

_*Please note that vaccination against COVID-19 is a term of employment for new hires. Please call 864.396.0121 for questions.*_

*I. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: *

Under the direct supervision of CHC Director of Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician I shall assist the pharmacist in performing all routine tasks of the Pharmacy Department in accordance with established policies and procedures set forth within the constraints as stated by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.

*II. REQUIREMENTS: *

_*All employees of Carolina Health Centers, Inc. are expected to perform the duties of their job and behave in a manner consistent with the Corporate Philosophy which supports the values of: honesty, integrity, openness, the pursuit of individual and collective excellence, and unwavering mutual respect and appreciation.*_

In addition, this position requires:

Education:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

Work Experience:

* Must have some experience as a Pharmacy Technician

Licensure and Credentials:

* Desire National Pharmacy Technician Board Certification
* Desire South Carolina Board of Pharmacy Certification

Skills:

* Able to read, write, and communicate effectively orally and in writing
* Proficient in use of computer and keyboard
* Able to efficiently and accurately conduct payment transactions, including making correct change for cash payments
* Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
* Knowledge of HIPAA and ability to maintain confidentiality
* Able to manage self and environment calmly and appropriately in stressful situations

Physical Abilities:

* Stand for extended periods of time
* Able to push, pull and reach, sit, stoop and stretch
* Have full range of body motion
* Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a computer, telephone, copier and medical equipment
* Required to talk and hear
* Vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment:

* This position involves exposure to customer/patient elements. This job also operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard Office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. The work environment is that of a hometown community pharmacy with high expectations of excellent customer service and work ethic. HIPAA rules and regulations are stringently enforced and violations are grounds for dismissal. The position requires staff to work under pressure at times with a diverse population. Teamwork, customer service and paying close attention to detail is required to promote an environment that will provide the highest level of quality care to customers.

*III. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *

* Assist the pharmacist with filling and labeling prescriptions in accordance with state and federal regulations
* Create a profile of the patient's demographic and insurance information in the computer and/or update the patient's profile
* At the point-of-sale, verify that patients receive correct prescriptions and that HIPAA regulations are followed
* Maintain knowledge of loss prevention techniques and maintain accurate POS and cash records
* Maintain an awareness of updates within the software and hardware of the pharmacy computer system
* Assist patients who are dropping off or picking up prescription orders
* Check-in wholesale orders, place merchandise on shelves, and verify all associated paperwork
* Communicate with prescribers and their agents to obtain refill authorizations if so authorized as a Certified Pharmacy Technician
* Performs other related work as required

*IV. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: *

*Responsible to: *

* Directly supervised by Director of Pharmacy

*Workers supervised: *

* If Certified Pharmacy Technician, non-certified pharmacy techs and pharmacy clerks

*Interrelationships: *

* Works in cooperation with the pharmacy staff, medical staff, nursing staff, and effectively serves patients

_This job description is not designed to cover or contain an exhaustive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.94 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Pharmacy technician: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Pharmacy Technician License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Carolina Health Centers, Inc., Augusta , Certified Pharmacy Technician, Professions , Greenwood, Georgia

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