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Tech, VA Pharmacy II

Location Sterling, Virginia Job Number 985566 Date posted 09/16/2021
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Schedule: M- 04:00 PM - 11: 00PM, Tue to Thru 04:00- 10:00 PM, and Friday- 04:00 TO 09:00 PM. RPCO Request#2103

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets members over the telephone, verifies members eligibility status, and receives prescriptions from members for pharmaceuticals.

  • Enters prescription information into computer system and prints labels for use by pharmacist.

  • Receives payment according to terms of members plan.

  • Calls members to pick-up completed prescription and to support the transitional in care process.

  • Answers routine inquiries from members regarding health plan drug coverage, prices, and related issues.

  • Identifies situations when patient should speak with pharmacist regarding use of drugs and asks pharmacist to speak to member.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician required.

  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.



  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.


License, Certification, Registration

  • Pharmacy Technician License (Virginia) AND Pharmacy Technician Certificate


  • Pharmacy Technician License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire AND Pharmacist Intern License (Virginia)


  • Pharmacy Technician License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire


Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, generic drug names, pharmaceutical calculations, and ability to assume responsibility for coordinating drug inventory control in medical clinics.

  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of hospital computer systems.

  • Working knowledge of hospital related medications.

  • Data entry and spread sheet development.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program or US Military program OR one (1) year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.

Primary Location: Virginia,Sterling,Central Pharmacy - Sterling Scheduled Weekly Hours: 25 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fr Working Hours Start: 04:00 PM Working Hours End: 10:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M40|OPEIU|Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Central Pharmacy - Central Refill Center - 1808 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.