Certified Pharmacy Technician-Outpatient Pharmacy

Certified Pharmacy Technician-Outpatient Pharmacy

Cleveland Clinic | Dover, OH, 44622, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $38,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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Description

POSITION TITLE: Certified Pharmacy Technician-Outpatient


 


STATUS: Full Time (RF Status – 80 Hours/Pay Period)


 


DAY/SHIFT/HOURS: Variable work days, Monday-Saturday


7am-4pm or 9:30am-6pm


Every other to third weekend


 


 


Summary Duties and Responsibilities:


· Provides patient care according to policies and procedures


· Communicates effectively with patients, families, and other health care professionals


· Interprets written and electronic prescriptions and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately


· Prepares medications for dispensing by the outpatient pharmacist by accurately choosing the correct medication and quantity


· Answers requests at pharmacy windows


· Assists in ordering, receiving, unpacking, and storing of prescription and over the counter medications


· Identifies and replaces outdated, recalled or unusable medications


· Follows work flow procedures as defined by department policies and procedures


· Transmits claims accurately to third party payers


· Reverses claims to third party payers when medications are not picked up by patients


· Maintains prescriptions, logs, records and other required documentation accurately


· Participates and promotes bedside medication delivery to discharged inpatients, outpatients, and emergency department patients


 


Education:


· High School Diploma or GED required.


 


Certifications:


· Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) verified through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).


· Registration as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or Pharmacy Technician Trainee will be considered with the condition that Registration as a Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Ohio Board of Pharmacy is required within 6 months.


 


Complexity of Work:


· Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


· Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.


 


 


Physical Requirements:


· Typical physical demands include ability to perform the job while standing, reaching, stretching, and sitting for prolonged periods; manual dexterity sufficient to perform computer, dispensing functions of the job; ability to lift up to 20 lbs.


· While walking, stooping, bending and reaching; ability to transport 240 lb. cart.


 


Personal Protective Equipment:


· Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.