Pharmacy Technician

Jamestown Regional Medical Center   Jamestown, ND   Full-time     Pharmacy
Posted on July 5, 2024
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Overview

!!$2,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR NEW EMPLOYEES!!

Starting Pay: $15.73 - $19.66 DOE

Full-time, benefited position working 72-80 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are variable with hours from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm. Weekend work is every third weekend. Holiday work is every third and on-call rotation is required. Hours for working the weekends/holidays are 9 am - 3:30 pm. Night call rotation is as needed.

Under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or the registered pharmacist on duty and according to standard procedure, assists pharmacist in dispensing, ordering, and recordkeeping duties. May complete designated study module allowing for technician checker responsibilities. Responsible for patient billings.

Responsibilities
  • Completes inpatient, outpatient, and swingbed billings. Types welfare billing forms when requested.
  • Verifies patient account and billing information on a daily basis. Does patient account entry corrections when indicated. Works with billing department on patient account issues. Is familiar with j-coding billing and other corporate compliance issues.
  • Maintains inventory including ordering, receiving, and restocking. Is responsible for keeping up-to-date on drug shortages and proper acquisition for hard to acquire items. Maintains proper coding and processing of all invoices. Picks up drugs from local pharmacies when needed. Charges drug entries for outside pharmacies when requested. Maintains ordering system computer database with current data.
  • Maintains computer drug database entries in pharmacy software and Omnicell units. Maintain price and manufacturer changes in computer database.
  • Organizes outdated or overstocked medications to ship back to manufacturers for credit.
  • Prepares Omnicell restock orders. Prepares daily refills; delivers stat orders. Prepares IV admixtures, unit dose repackaging, compound products, and solutions.
  • Completes floor stock storage area inspections. Rotates short-dated items during inspections in all areas. Maintains crash cart drug tray restocking. Replaces floor stock and fills/charges departmental stock requisitions.
  • Maintains specified pharmacy computer databases and reports. (ie floor stock lists, latex lists) Disseminates updated lists to nursing units when requested.
  • Completes Omnicell cycle counts and investigates Omnicell transactions as needed.
  • Maintains the department in a neat, clean, and orderly manner.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Maintains and completes month-end tallies and quality assurance assignments as requested by pharmacy manager. Checks and maintain temperature monitoring on a daily basis.
  • Performs Tech-check-Tech duties when certified. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Qualifications

High school level of education preferred. Graduate of Pharmacy Tech school or technician certification through previous correspondence study. Would be willing to train.

Bookkeeping training or health care experience desirable.