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Gila River Health Care Pharmacy Tech Certified in Laveen, Arizona

Under the supervision, prepares and packages a variety of specialized pharmaceuticals as specified in prescription.

  • Receives and reviews written prescriptions or refill requests; determines kind, strength and dosage; verifies accuracy referring discrepancies to Pharmacist as appropriate

  • Enters new and/or refill prescription information into computer to provide for accuracy of patient profile and medications

  • Calculates and converts to proper weights and measure solutions, medications and drugs; visually checks for accuracy

  • Prepares unit dose medication carts according to patient profile cardex

  • Prepares, compounds, packages and labels pharmaceuticals

  • Receives and fills ward and clinic drug supply orders; computes requested drug/supply amounts.

  • Performs physical inventory of all pharmacy items to provide for continuous adequate stock levels in accordance with established policies and security requirements

  • Repackages items into smaller units as determined by usage; prepares labels to include generic name, manufacturer, lot/control number and shipment number

  • Maintains department logs of medications

  • Stocks Pyxsis with all non-controlled medications

  • Responds to routine inquiries from physicians, nurses and other staff; refers drug interactions, requests for new/replacement medications to Pharmacist

  • Participates in departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives

  • Participates in a variety of department and hospital educational programs to maintain current skill and competency levels; identifies and discusses performance or training needs with Supervisor

  • Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of Pharmacy Technician certification course; 12 months previous pharmacy experience preferred

  • Must have at least one (1) year previous third party billing experience; medical terminology, ICD9 and CPT coding required; prior Medicare, AHCCS and RPMS experience preferred

Posting Title: Pharmacy Tech Certified

Department: KHC - Pharmacy Ex

Job ID: 2021-7711

Street: 17487 S. Health Care Dr.

Shift: Varied

Shift Details: Monday-Friday 8:00-6:30pm

Email Address: asuor@GRHC.ORG