Dispensing Pharmacy Technician
Company: North Coast Medical Supply LLC
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Closed Door Pharmacy
No Late Nights
SCOPE OF ROLE
North Coast Medical Supply, LLC (NCMS) dba Advanced Diabetes Supply
(ADS) specializes in making it easier for patients living with
Diabetes by providing their diabetes testing supplies nationwide.
Our highly trained staff and proprietary technology ensures
Customer satisfaction with every shipment. Reporting to Pharmacy's
Supervisor, NCMS' Dispensing Pharmacy Technician is responsible for
assisting the Pharmacist in pharmacy operations, within the scope
of their responsibilities as dictated below with guidance and
support from Pharmacy Leadership staff.Primary Responsibilities,
Expected Professional Competencies
Thoroughly reviews prescriptions for authenticity and completeness.
Consults Pharmacist if there is any doubt.
Aids Pharmacist in clarifying prescriptions for completeness and
clarity, and acquires Pharmacist verification for each.
Creates and prints labels for Pharmacy products due to ship.
Fills prescription for pharmacist review under the direct
supervision of the pharmacist. Obtains pharmacist check 100% of the
time prior to packaging prescription items for shipping.
Follows all Pharmacy Product Safety P&P's located in the
Pharmacy shared drive.
Avoids obstruction of a patient in obtaining a prescription item
that has been legally prescribed them. If the pharmacist determines
that the item may cause harm to the patient, then the prescriber
will be contacted for alternative therapy or verify the current
therapy will be safe for the patient. If an item is out-of-stock,
then the Undue Delay policy and procedure (VIPPS #11) will be
Is courteous, professional and detail-orientated while
communicating with patients, caregivers and prescribers'
Records all communication with patients, caregivers or prescribers'
offices into patient profiles.
Is professional, respectful and courteous in communicating with ADS
staff and external individuals.
Does not consult patients about their prescription products.
Does not obtain verbal orders for prescriptions.
Completes and maintains all regulatory requirements, including
licensing and certification, and other mandatory training within
established time frames.
Always wear identification clearly showing they are a pharmacy
Always displays a copy of current, active Pharmacy Technician
license on Pharmacy wall.
Must be able to carry up to 25 lbs. and ability to work standing
and/or walking for about 6 hours per day
Adapts quickly to frequent process changes and improvements
Attends all department, team, and weekly company meetings as
Perform any additional responsibilities or special projects as
Duties and responsibilities may be subject to change based upon the
needs of the department
Required Education, Training and/or Professional Experience-
High School diploma or GED required
Completion of 120 Dispensing Pharmacy Technician Externship
Excellent customer service skills, including phone and inter
Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
Typing accuracy of 35 wpm minimum
Clear diction and knowledge of the English language, both written
Work history of excellent attendance and punctuality
Solid reading, writing, and mathematical skills, including
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred; knowledge of diabetes a
Ability to learn and adapt to process updates quickly
Some experience with medical insurance and/or DME a plus
High comfort level working with culturally diverse team members and
Bilingual in Spanish (read, write, and speak) preferred
Licensure / Certification Requirements-
Candidate must successfully pass a background check and drug
Valid and unrestricted California state Pharmacy Technician
License must be active and clear; subject to verification at any
This position is non-exempt. NCMS is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in
the United States without support; sponsorship is not
DISPENSING PHARMACY TECHNICIAN POSITION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
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