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Pharmacy Technician II - On Call, Capitol Hill Medical Center

Location: Washington DC, DC Job Number: 543594 Date posted: 11/22/2016
Description: Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist. May perform the duties of a Pharmacy Inventory Technician or a Pharmacy Admixture Technician.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's 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.
  • Selects requested drugs from Baker cell dispenser or counts drugs from pharmacy shelf.
  • Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.
  • Prepares intravenous prescriptions, topical ointments, and other drugs by mixing prescribed dosages.
  • Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.
  • Calls members to pick-up completed prescription.
  • Receives payment for over-the-counter medications and medical supplies selected by members.
  • 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.
  • Orders and stocks drugs and supplies, assembles drugs and supplies for clinical departments, stocks crash carts, and performs other inventory duties.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.


  • *** 2 positions available***
    1. Available to work in multiple centers in DCSM
    2. Must be licensed in DC
    3. Shifts: Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Weekend, Holiday, and Overnight

    Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician required.
    Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Compliance with all state board of pharmacy rules and licensing requirements where applicable required.
  • Active CPHT certification required. (Pharmacy students are exempted from the CPHT requirement where applicable).
  • Registered as a pharmacy technician with the DC Board of Pharmacy required.

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program or US Military program OR one year of experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.
  • Licensed in multiple jurisdictions (MD and DC) Preferred.


    Primary Location: District of Columbia,Washington DC,Capitol Hill Medical Office Building 700 2nd St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: OPEIU - Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Pharmacy Specialty: Pharmacy Technician Department: Outpatient Pharmacy Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
    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, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.
  • 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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