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Geisinger Health System Pharmacy Technician I in Danville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, fills all physician orders/prescriptions which include all oral, topical, and injectable medications as well as nutrition.

Job Duties

  • Receive written prescriptions or refill request for patients.

  • Obtain patient health information and data needed to process prescriptions.

  • Enter patient and prescription information into the pharmacy computer and patient profile database.

  • Answer the telephone and handle questions that do not require a pharmacist’s expertise or judgment.

  • Retrieve mediations from shelves, count or pour medications, label containers, and price prescriptions.

  • Process prescriptions and print medication labels.

  • Assist the pharmacist in packaging and preparing medications.

  • After the medication is prepared and packaged the supervising pharmacist must check the label and medication, document his and her inspection, and accept total responsibility for its preparation.

  • Order medications and check medication in from suppliers.

  • Maintain records which are related to the practice of pharmacy.

  • Complete the sale of over-the-counter medication.

  • Complete sales transactions on cash register and record them in documentation log when needed.

  • Check for overstock and outdated medications and complete return process when appropriate.

  • Orient and help train new pharmacy personnel.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

This is a Day/Evening shift position and includes weekend and holiday rotation.

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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