ASSISTANT PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

Assistant Pharmacy Technician                                                     POSTED: May 21, 2021

Pharmacy Department

Hunger and Health Coalition

 

Come join a warm, dynamic yet loving bunch who works to end food insecurity and aid in prescription assistance here in the High Country.

We are looking to hire a pharmacy technician to be responsible for handling customer transactions and inventory at our pharmacy. You will be dispensing both prescription and over the counter medicine to customers. You will also be responsible for checking and evaluating written prescriptions, as well as recording and verifying patient information while maintaining confidentiality and compliance with regulations.

In order to be a successful candidate, you must display excellent communication skills and an affinity for great customer service. You must be comfortable with working in a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Accepting written prescriptions or refill requests from patients and evaluating information for completeness and accuracy.

  • General understanding of patient privacy and should always look for further guidance from pharmacist on duty or director of operations for help with anything relating to client-integrity.

  • Recording medical histories while maintaining confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA regulations.

  • Delivering quality customer service to patients, responding to inquiries, questions, or requests, and referring them to the pharmacist for medical information.

  • Verifying the accuracy of patient information.

  • Counting prescription medication, filling prescriptions, and typing and attaching medication labels.

  • Performing inventory audits and purchasing supplies and medication as well as record keeping.

  • Will be proficient in the VIP pharmacy system used in order to maintain up to date client profiles and prescriptions.

  • Must be a registered technician through the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy within 30 days of working (being certified is optional).

  • Must be able to stand for potentially long periods of time to physically fill prescriptions, but will also sit for long periods of time to keep up with paperwork and phone calls, etc.

Pharmacy Technician Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • A pharmacy technician certification.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • The ability to use a computer for day-to-day tasks.

  • Basic math skills for counting medications.

  • Customer service experience is preferred.

  • Experience in a fast paced work environment.

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Able to work under pressure.

  • Interest for helping the community.

if interested please send a resume and cover letter using the button below.