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Pharmacy Technician I

Company: Navitus Health Solutions LLC
Location: Irvine
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Lumicera Health Services Powered by Navitus Innovative Specialty Pharmacy Solutions- Lumicera Health Services is defining the ---new norm--- in specialty pharmacy to optimize patient well-being through our core principles of transparency and stewardship. Here at Lumicera, our team members work in an environment that celebrates creativity and fosters diversity. Job Summary: Under direction from the Pharmacist-in-Charge and other pharmacists in the Specialty Pharmacy, the Pharmacy Technician I is primarily responsible for assisting the pharmacist in obtaining all the necessary information for dispensing and adjudicating a medication correctly. The Pharmacy Technician I---s main objective is to answer phone calls and contact the doctors and patients via fax or phone or other communication means. The Pharmacy Technician I is also responsible for accurately translating prescription information and all other information obtained to dispense the medication into the pharmacy dispensing software. The Pharmacy Technician I may also be responsible for selecting the medication to be dispensed, attaching the prescription label to the medication, and ensuring all prescription information is packaged with the dispensed medication in advance of a final check by the pharmacist. The Specialty Pharmacist is accountable for verifying the prescription and medication in a final check prior to its shipping. The Pharmacy Technician I may be responsible for obtaining and verifying patient information including demographics, allergies, medication history, comorbidities, and payer information. This position will function with and assist any other area in the facility as needed with regard to technician type duties. Job Responsibilities: Responsible for answering the inbound calls from patients, prescribers, and other healthcare professionals. Responsible for contacting doctors to obtain necessary prescription information to properly fill a prescription. Responsible for managing the queues and working oldest orders first. Responsible for the correct shipment of the specialty pharmacy orders. May be responsible for ensuring adequate inventory of pharmaceuticals in the pharmacy, including ordering, receipt, verification of orders, and stocking of pharmaceuticals and supplies. Responsible for other duties as assigned by the pharmacist lead/upper management. The employee will act in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws and with the highest ethical standards that we consistently strive to achieve. Thus, legal, and ethical compliance is an essential duty of each employee. May be asked to perform other duties as requested by Supervisor.? Participate in, adhere to, and support compliance program objectives. Essential Background Requirements: Education: High school diploma or GED. Some college preferred. CPhT certification preferred. Arizona Employees: Must be a registered pharmacy technician in the State of AZ. Must attain CPhT certification through PTCB or ExCPT within 3 years of initial trainee licensure date Experience: Minimum two years pharmacy support experience or healthcare environment experience preferred. Key Skills/Competencies: The ability to consistently interact cooperatively and respectfully with other employees. Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in the principles, procedures and best practices related to this position. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Proficient interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with all employee levels. Proficient level of operating general office equipment to include telephone systems, fax, and copiers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient level of software proficiency in using PC software to support activities. Ability to work with confidential material and maintain confidentiality along with sensitivity to employee---s needs and data. Proficient attention to detail. Ability to work scheduled hours, shifts may vary based on department needs. Hours of operation are 8am to 7pm Monday thru Thursday and 8am to 6pm on Friday. Physical Demands: Work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility. Must have the ability to bend, squat and occasionally lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening, and hearing ability and visual acuity. Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with customers and other employees. Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance and dress in a manner appropriate in a professional environment.

Keywords: Navitus Health Solutions LLC, Irvine , Pharmacy Technician I, Professions , Irvine, California

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