Pharmacy Technician Job In West Palm Beach, Florida
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To be the Health Care Safety Net for Palm Beach County
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established by the voters as a special taxing district. The safety-net system is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,300 employees. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a pharmacy operation, a nationally-recognized Trauma System that includes the Trauma Hawk Aeromedical Program, adult and pediatric services at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics throughout the county, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, short-term or long-term inpatient care at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, and the county’s only public hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, which serves the rural, western Glades’ communities. For more information, visit www.hcdpbc.org.
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General Statement of Job
This position assists the Pharmacist in accurately dispensing medications and medical supplies to patients, clinics, and various institutions. Employees in this position are responsible for maintaining accurate information on patient profiles, processing billing, maintaining inventory, and maintaining complete files. This position requires public contact and the ability to work well with the public and health professionals.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Assists the Pharmacist in accurately dispensing medications and medical supplies to patients, clinics, and various institutions.
Enters and maintains information in the computer for the purpose of maintaining accurate data on patient profiles.
Assist with workflow telephone calls and directs messages accordingly.
Fills prescriptions for patients in an accurate and efficient manner.
Assists patients and medical staff at the pharmacy dispensing station.
Maintains inventory of stock and completes purchase orders for new/replacement stock.
Processes billing and re-submits any claims found unauthorized.
Assists the pharmacist with inventory management initiatives/projects.
Responds to concerns and inquiries by patients, clinics, and doctors; provides responses commensurate with the authority of the Registered Pharmacy Technician position.
Responsible for the upkeep of pharmacy facility, including but not limited to housekeeping activities and responsibilities.
Communicates with patients to obtain information for the purpose of updating profile records.
Processes all required forms for dispensing, as required for various District’s, Pfizer’s and DOH’s programs.
Completes and processes requisition orders for the clinic, District facilities, and other institutions.
Maintains emergency response kits for clinics.
Returns overstock and expired medications with the appropriate/required documentation.
Responsible for the timely processing, ordering, and accuracy of Pfizer’s Sharing to Caring program vouchers and related documentation.
Maintains all files within the pharmacy; assists in annual inventory and routine pharmacy inventory management.
Verifies eligibility of patients.
Travels to other pharmacy locations and emergency established sites to perform certified pharmacy technician’s duties.
Emergency duty may be required of the incumbent that includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to threats or disasters, man-made or natural.
High school diploma or GED required.
One (1) to two (2) years previous experience in a clinic, retail, or hospital pharmacy required. Must possess knowledge of commonly used medical and pharmacy symbols and abbreviations, as well as some general understanding about laws and regulations affecting the pharmacy profession.
Registered Pharmacy Technician License from the Florida Board of Pharmacy is required. Valid current Florida driver’s license required.
The Health Care District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace. Veterans preferred. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in the application process or candidates with other questions should contact Human Resources.
Dedicated to the Health of the Community The Health Care District of Palm Beach County is an integrated public health system established in 1988 as a special taxing district that is an equal opportunity employer of approximately 1,000 employees. The Health Care District's mission is to ensure access to a comprehensive health care system and the delivery of quality services for the residents of Palm Beach County. The Health Care District provides challenging and fulfilling employment opportunities through its health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, adult and pediatric services at the four C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a School Health program which staffs registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, a pharmacy operation, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and its acute care hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, in rural western Palm Beach County.