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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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· Identifies and replaces outdated, recalled or unusable medications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



· High School Diploma or GED required.



· 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.