Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation Pharmacy Technician in Dillingham, Alaska
Assist the pharmacists in clerical functions, pharmacy point of sales, and other related duties. MAJOR FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides prescriptions to patients as directed by pharmacist 2. Accepts payment for prescriptions through a variety of means (cash, credit/debit card, etc.). Records payment as appropriate. 3. Fills unit dose trays. 4. Delivers unit doses and other medications to inpatient area (pyxis, etc.). 5. Prepackages medications under the supervision of the pharmacist. 6. Restocks pharmacy shelves from bulk supply. 7. Receives village clinics drug orders, places inventory/supply order, receives and organizes said order, fills clinic drug orders, completes all documentation and prepares for shipment, paying attention to any special packaging requirements 8. Accomplishes general clerical duties including: answering phones, taking messages as appropriate, typing letters, memos, department meeting minutes, etc. 9. Participates in pharmacy quality control and quality improvement activities. 10. Orders drugs from wholesaler as required, with record keeping and filing completed in a timely manner. 11. Receives and stocks all drug orders in a timely manner. Shortages are identified and replacement items are obtained from alternate sources. Inventories all drug areas and restocks and organizes shelves. 12. Organizes and processes outdated or overstocked meds to ship back to manufacturer for credit. Outdated medications are identified and removed from stock, paper work is completed, and arrangements are made for return. 13. Organizes workday and prioritizes tasks to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency. Responds to changes in work schedule as necessary, using time to department advantage and working on special projects as needed. 14. Strives to make good use of time, assists others as required and reports inability to complete assigned duties. 15. Keeps department work areas neat, clean and in an orderly manner. 16. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional behavior. 17. Checks inventory and orders IV solutions and, once order is received, verifies and places on shelves. Looks up order numbers for each solution and phones order to manufacturer. 18. Works with pharmacist in outpatient area and performs tasks as directed, which include but are not limited to: entering information in the computer, counting pills, restocking the prescription area with vials, bags, etc. 19. Performs other duties within the department as assigned. Assumes other tasks willingly and addresses them promptly. Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.