Technician-Outpatient Pharmacy-Gainesville-PT-Day/Evening-varies
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia

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Work Shift/Schedule:
8 Hr Morning - Afternoon

Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.

About the Role:

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, provides efficient coordination of filling and dispensing of out patient pharmacy prescriptions and aids in the daily operation of the department. This position will care for patients in the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Licensure or other certifications: Current registration with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Educational Requirements: High School Graduate or GED . Current registration with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Minimum Experience: At least one(1) year experience retail or hospital pharmacy setting.
  • Other:

Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Preferred Licensure or other certifications: Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Preferred Educational Requirements:
  • Preferred Experience:
  • Other:

Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic math skills, ability to measure accurately interpret instructions and carry them out
  • Ability to organize workload and interpret priorities, attention to detail
  • Above average interpersonal skills with focus on customer service
  • Proficiency in all areas of Technician I job responsibilities
  • Ability to follow instructions from pharmacist and pharmacy management
  • Ability to effectively communicate with pharmacy management and colleagues

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Manage the ordering, receipt, processing, and distribution of pharmaceuticals to ensure efficient departmental operation. Communicate regularly to appropriate ordering source the amount of medication required to maintain pharmacy inventory and handle current prescription volume. Select the most cost effective medication whenever possible to maximize the cost savings of the pharmacy. Compare invoice with drugs accepted, to ensure correct amount has been received. Distribute newly received medications to proper storage areas. Manage regular inventory and return excessive stock to maintain adequate pharmaceutical inventory.
  • Assist pharmacist in preparation of prescriptions. Enter new prescriptions into the computer system. Recall refills from the computer database to prepare prescription labels for filling. Select appropriate medication from pharmacy inventory to fill or prepare the prescription. Correctly counts the amount of medication to fill the prescription. Prepare the container with appropriate warning labels and prescription label for medication.
  • Assist pharmacist in serving the customers and meeting their needs. Operate cash register and reconcile sales with money on hand. Organize workload for the pharmacist to provide a minimum wait time for the customer. Follow all rules of telephone etiquette to ensure effective communication. Maintain insurance/counseling log in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Contribute to the productive and efficient operation of the department. Check and record refrigerator temperatures daily when pharmacy is open. Complete extra projects that enhance the department's productivity during low workload days. Perform other duties as assigned. Serve as Long Term Care technician as needed. Volunteer and assist as needed during staffing emergencies and other occurrences that create unusual staffing needs.
  • Train pharmacy personnel. Provide constructive feedback to appropriate supervisor or manager on employee performance.
  • Complies with department and NGMC policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for fully reading and complying with department email(s) (i.e. communications) upon receipt from such communication. Review email at a minimum of once per shift.

Physical Demands
  • Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Weight Carried: Up to 20 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
  • Vision: Heavy, Constantly 66-100% of time
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending: Frequently 31-65%
  • Standing/Walking: Constantly 66-100%
  • Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally 0-30%
  • Intensity of Work: Frequently 31-65%
  • Job Requires: Reading, Writing, Reasoning, Talking, Keyboarding

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.


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