Oversee other pharmacy technicians for accuracy and lead pharmacy technician staff in the proper preparation and process medications. May prepare and process medications through actions that may entail data entry, and/or resolving customer service issues and/or processing medication through the automation equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Implement pharmacy objectives as determined by the pharmacy supervisory team. Lead pharmacy technicians using the proper procedure to complete all daily assignments. Work with senior technicians to coordinate the daily production of assigned function including data entry and/or customer service and/or automation. Pharmacy Technicians take important steps to ensure all medication needs and regulatory compliance standards are met for our patients and they demonstrate ethical conduct and always maintain patient confidentiality. Success for incumbents in this role includes being able to manage all assigned pharmacy workstations and tasks to support the team’s ability to fill patient prescriptions promptly, safely, and accurately.
• Responsible for leading pharmacy technicians on assigned functions to prepare and process medications
• May prepare and process medications through actions that may entail data entry, and/or resolving customer service issues and/or processing medication through the automation equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Implement pharmacy objectives as determined by the pharmacy supervisory team.
• Lead pharmacy technicians using the proper procedure to complete all daily assignments.
• Work with senior technicians to coordinate the daily production of assigned function including data entry and/or customer service and/or automation.
• Knowledgeable and trained on all front-end processes and systems in order to troubleshoot and assist in workflow if needed
• Knowledgeable of department metrics and productivity levels
• Coaches, mentors and provides regular and timely feedback to pharmacy technician colleagues regarding their performance.
• Partner with pharmacy leaders on team training plan creation and implementation. Collaborate with field training team as needed.
• Calculates and/or verifies the correct dosage based on the prescription
• Assist in orientation, training, and education programs for all controlled substance technicians in accordance with policies, procedures, state, and federal laws
• Contacts physician on any narcotic prescriptions to receive a hard copy within the required time frame per state statures
• Assist in keeping accurate of scheduled substances invoices
• Assist in reviewing the narcotic Rx’s are back in timely manner
• Run prescription logs, controlled drug logs, Rx cards; close out expired Rx’s; ensure completion of CII file
• Enters new and refill orders in a timely and accurate manner.
• Process orders based on the priority assigned
• Prepare backup pharmacy orders
• Comply with a process that addresses all state and federal guidelines regarding medication labeling.
• Provide dispensing pharmacists with information regarding allergies and drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, and other items that the computer flags.
• Courteously assists all internal and external customers
• Consult with dispensing pharmacist regarding prescription order clarification, non-stock items, order entry problems or concerns.
• Complete all data fields according to pharmacy procedures including use of approved abbreviations.
• Triage customer service requests by department, urgency, and information/response required.
• Collect, prioritize and sort incoming faxes to the appropriate department/area.
• Create and maintain accurate customer records
• Coordinate/manage “STAT” order process (check e-kit stock list and fax back to customer)
• Understand Medicare Policy and Co-Pay requirements/guidelines
• Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.
• Assist with pharmacy workflow as needed
• Take important steps to ensure all medication needs and regulatory compliance standards are met for our patients and they demonstrate ethical conduct and maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
• Maintain and full compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws and regulations
• Maintain highest professional and ethical standards
• Verifiable High School Diploma or GED is required
• The ability to concentrate on a task over a period without being distracted
• Use and understand verbal and written communication to interact with customers and colleagues
• Actively listening by giving full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
• The ability to use math to solve a problem, such as calculating day’s supply of a prescription
• Is able to judge when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong; recognizing there is a problem
• Choosing the best course of action when faced with a complex situation with several available options
• Customer service orientation
• Knowledge of filling procedures
• Knowledge of drug packaging procedures
• Knowledge of dispensing database software
• Fluent in all aspects of the English Language
• Good oral communication skills
• Ability to have strong communication with Dispensing Pharmacists
• Ability to effectively communicate with employees, facility staff members, prescribers and others within organization
• Ability to write routine correspondence and reports
• Excellent skills in usage of fax machine, computer software, copier, and word-processing
• Strong attention to detail
• Minimum 2 years’ internal experience within CVS Health
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.
You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.
• Prior experience in the long-term care industry
• Verifiable High School Diploma or GED is required
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