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Northwell Health Lead Mail Order Pharmacy Technician in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 37328

Job Description

Job Description

Leads and guides Pharmacy Technicians. Assists in the preparation of medications. Assists in maintaining records and reports. Maintains sufficient inventories at workstations.

Job Responsibility

Leads and guides performance of staff; coordinates assignments and monitors work; provides input relates to operational performance; assists Registered Pharmacist in the non-professional (non-judgmental) aspects of preparing and dispensing medication; fills, packages, labels and stocks medications.

Fills bottles or other package forms with measured amount of medication either manually or mechanically; labels containers of drugs according to department specification, either manually or mechanically; fills medication orders in outpatient area.

Responsible for extemporaneous medication packaging, as required; assists Registered Pharmacist in maintaining a variety of records and reports.

Maintains records for medication in outpatient area; assists in the maintenance of statistics and records for all medication orders.

Enters orders into computer system; maintains sufficient inventory at workstations in Pharmacy.

Transports required pharmacy material, as necessary; receives and maintains records of stock and inventory control.

Assists in material control by maintaining records and inventories; maintains placement of sufficient daily inventory of supplies.

Operates point-of-sale cash register system according to department policies while ensuring positive customer experience; interacts with customers and healthcare providers (or Pharmacy Benefit Managers) to help facilitate the filling of prescriptions, handle/resolve rejections, and obtain prior authorization which will expedite prescriptions into the workflow.

Complies with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandates and self-imposed manufacturer restrictions on particular drugs, as applicable including Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) programs and manufacturer limited distribution drug requirements; assists management with administrative and/or operational tasks.

Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

Associate's Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Current Pharmacy Technician Certification required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

Current license as a registered pharmacy technician in NYS, required as of 4/25/21.

5-7 years of relevant experience, required.

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