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Alongside physicians, clinicians, and patients, you'll work as a respected and vital member of our care delivery team. Providing information and recommending treatment programs that support our proactive philosophy, you'll approach health from a holistic perspective that includes alternative therapies and lifestyle changes in addition to the latest medications.

Pharmacy Technician or Trainee

Location: Waianae, HI Additional Locations:

Kapolei Medical Offices 599 Farrington Hwy., 599 Farrington Hwy., Kapolei,Hawaii, 96707
Job Number: 807942 Date posted: 07/08/2019
Description:
Performs variety of semi-technical and clerical duties. Fills, packages and provides medication. Restocks to fixed levels and compounds or repackages following established policies, practices, procedures or specific instructions and within Federal and State statutes and regulations.  Performs cashiering duties such as collection of cash, check, or credit card payments for all collectible services.


Essential Functions:

- Greets patients, members and other health care personnel in caring, helpful manner and initiates service transactions using proper forms and process.

- Refers all inquiries or issues regarding patient-care/consultation to pharmacist.

- Assists with inputting patient and prescription information to produce labels and to assist in prescription filling process.

- Matches prescriptions with labels. Selects proper drug and quantity to be dispensed, fills container, applies labels and presents completed product to pharmacist for checking.

- (May perform in hospital setting) As trained or qualified, Prepares adequate supply of medication for unit dose distribution.

- (May perform in hospital setting) Processes Clinic and Hospital Drug Requisitions. Receives, fills drug and medical supply requests. Checks stock levels per schedule. Removes outdated goods and replenishes to fixed levels.

- (May perform in hospital setting) Fills and updates unit dose cassettes per determined supply.

- Assists with and/or provides medication (checked by pharmacist), OTC product, or supplies to correct patient in helpful and caring manner. Refers all consultation function to pharmacist. Collects money if needed.

- (May perform in hospital setting) Picks-up and delivers medications and supplies to designated areas or persons per schedule (e.g. unit dose exchange, control substance, floor stock).

- Calculates price for prescriptions or order. Sells non-prescription drugs. Collects cash, check, or credit card payments for all collectible services. Verifies information is accurate on all checks. Assures valid authorization is received for all credit card payments. Validates checks and credit slips and issues receipts accordingly.

- Balances monies, checks, and credit card charge documents daily against cash register receipts. Reconciles any discrepancy. Prepares bank deposit.

- Gathers and computes data and information for variety of needs pertaining to health plan, non-plan, special and routine reports, studies, and statistics as necessary.

- Maintains accurate OTC charge schedules and price lists, adjusts changes.

- Orders routine bank supplies for cashiering area. Assures all equipment in cashiering area is operating in acceptable manner. Advises supervisor of any malfunctions and/or Reports same to appropriate service company.

- (May perform in hospital setting) Maintains appropriate level of drugs and supplies for operations.

- Orders, receives, stores, returns, credits, and discards drugs and supplies.

- Packs, compounds, reconstitutes, and distributes inventory for issue, transfer or dispensing.

- Files prescriptions and any transaction document of pharmacy operations timely and appropriately.

- Accepts responsibility for resolving immediate problems and accomplishing assigned tasks and reporting irregularities.

- Inspects and maintains work area and equipment in organized, clean, safe, and efficient working condition.

- Observes and complies with department's policies and procedures and organization's house rules such as but not limited to safety, attendance, proper attire, and continuing education.

- Coordinates and answers incoming phone calls. Handles or directs call to appropriate individuals.

Basic Qualifications:

- High school diploma or equivalent related experience

Additional Basic Qualifications for Pharmacy Trainee:

- 120 hours of pharmacy tech trainee related experience OR six months working in a Kaiser Permanente pharmacy

- Ability to follow instructions and to troubleshoot equipment problems

- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability customer service, oral communication, multi-tasking, teamwork, and written communication

Additional Basic Qualifications for the Pharmacy Technician:

- A minimum of 2 years (4,160 hours) of pharmacy technician trainee or related experience

- Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

- Demonstrated ability to safely handle and/or prepare compounds such as chemotherapeutic agents, biologicals or other medications

- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability customer service, oral communication, multi-tasking, teamwork, and written communication

- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- Completion of Pharmacy technician training program

- Post high school coursework training
Primary Location: Hawaii,Waianae,Nanaikeola Medical Offices 87-2116 Farrington Hwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: HERE-Local 5 Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Pharmacy Technician Department: O/P Pharmacy 1st Floor-A/Main Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Pharmacy Careers

Pharmacy Careers

Whether you're a resident, technician, or specialist, you'll find a wide array of clinical services in our progressive practice environment. In addition to outpatient, inpatient/hospital, and ambulatory care/clinical opportunities, we maintain specialized pharmacy services, automated refill pharmacies, regional call centers, drug information services, and pharmacy analytical services. In fact, our mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power U.S. Pharmacy Study.

Our pharmacists also have access to a wealth of information and integrated technologies, meaning you have the information you need at your fingertips, enabling you to make the right decisions, expedite patient care, and actively participate in your patients' health.

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