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Medication Technician

  • R0005826
  • Shively, Kentucky — Shively
  • November 15, 2018

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Job Description
The Medication Technician is responsible for ensuring that the Medication room is running efficiently and is staying organized and operative. Some of the duties include taking inventory, answering the phone, checking patient information for insurance co-pays, restocking and ordering necessary supplies, assisting with delivery of prepackaged medication(s), keeping multiple, ongoing filing systems and performing other administrative tasks.

Additionally, under the direct supervision of the dispensing provider, the Medication Technician accurately labels and delivers medication to appropriate patient. He/she also works with that dispensing provider to ensure that the medication has been delivered properly and in a timely manner. This is a healthcare position working directly with patients and their families, doctors and other medical personnel in a dynamic and professional environment to provide the highest level of quality healthcare to all patients.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in preparing and delivering medications under direct supervision of dispensing provider in accordance with prescription and within Federal and State Regulations.
  • Prepares medications for provider dispensing the medication in accordance to prescription.
  • Processes refills daily.
  • Orders pharmaceuticals and receive/stock drugs.
  • Completes pharmacy reports not limited to inventory reports and expired medications as detailed in Medication Technician Handbook.
  • Works with corporate team to keep center updated with processes and procedures.
  • Collects patient information for prescription and billing.
  • Keeps filing system updated for multiple procedures/processes.
  • Assists with pharmacy claims adjudication including calling insurances to assess and correct pharmacy claims rejections if appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of ChenMed and/ or Jencare Neighborhood Medical Centers products, services, standards, policies and procedures
  • Ability to multi task, operate phones, personal computer, software and other IT systems
  • Ability to communicate and work with doctors, patients and other team members in a professional manner
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of reports and data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interpersonal & mathematical skills
  • This position requires travel nationwide for training and support purposes as needed
Additional Job Description

EDUCATION / SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or equivalent required
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a pharmacy setting
  • Some knowledge in MS Office Suite

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