Pharmacy Assistant

Location
Orlando, Florida (South of Downtown Orlando)
Salary
hourly rate + benefits
Posted
Oct 14, 2016
Closes
Oct 26, 2016
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Pharmacy Assistant
Industry
Healthcare
Category
Clerical, Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level

PHARMACY ASSISTANT – JOB DESCRIPTION

The Pharmacy Assistant, under the supervision of a licensed physician and the Lead Pharmacy Technician, helps the physician to provide medication and other health care products to patients and consumers. The Pharmacy Assistant will perform routine tasks to help prepare prescribed medication, such as entering patient demographics and labeling bottles. The Pharmacy Assistant will also perform administrative duties, such as acquiring signatures, answering phones, stocking shelves, and operating cash registers. The Pharmacy Assistant will carry out his/her work in compliance with all federal and state regulations associated with the dispensing of medications from a physician’s office.

Responsibilities

  • Receive written/electronic prescriptions and process the medication for physician to verify

  • Verify that information on the prescription is complete and accurate

  • Enter data in computer system, recording all prescriptions, purchase orders, requisitions and disbursements

  • Package and label prescriptions

  • Ensure that the security and proper storage of medications is maintained

  • Perform general clerical duties, such as answering phones, operating cash register, etc.

  • Respond to simple patient queries

  • Keep the work environment and equipment clean

  • Comply with all federal and state regulations

  • Uphold HIPAA regulations

  • Follow facility and OSHA safety rules and procedures

 

 

Position Requirements/Qualifications

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in retail setting preferred

  • Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts

  • Experience using computer hardware/software and EMR

  • Customer-oriented and able to deliver outstanding service and attention to patients

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or carrying boxes.

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    Fine Motor Skills

  • Visual acuity