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Beaumont Health System Pharmacy Technician in Wayne, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:Under the direction and supervision of a Pharmacist, performs a variety of functions related to preparation, storage, distribution and dispensing of prescriptions. Within the Hospital, rotation through IV admixture and unit dose service is routine. Rotation to OR Pharmacy Services and Outpatient Pharmacy Services may be required. Performs data entry and other record keeping functions as determined to be necessary to the operations of the department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Hospital In-Patient Pharmacy: Fills medication orders including oral, injectable and topical medications and intravenous admixtures.Assists in the bulk manufacturing of special pharmaceutical productsPrepares and distributes floor stock items in response to requisition forms.Inventories and restocks shelves in immediate work area, checks for outdated drugs.Enters charges and credits into the computer for all medications and IV admixtures dispensed from the Pharmacy, documents all medications and IV solutions returned to the Pharmacy.Performs necessary record keeping functions.Answers telephone and assists at Pharmacy window.Maintains the work area in a safe, orderly manner.Follows appropriate clean room (797) guidelines in the preparation of intravenous admixtures.Outpatient Pharmacy: Fills medication orders including oral, injectable and topical medications and intravenous admixtures.Enters patient demographics, insurance information and prescriptions into the pharmacy information system, prioritizing scripts for customers waiting. Appropriately handles and reprocesses rejected claims.Processes prescriptions, retrieves correct medication, fills and labels prescription and attaches any necessary notifications.Files completed scripts in the patient pickup bins after pharmacist verification.Answers telephone and assists customers at the lobby counter and Pharmacy drive-through window.Updates and electronically transmits the daily drug order - monitors and documents/communicates special orders and shortages.Processes daily drug order from wh