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Outpatient/Retail Pharmacy Technician - PRN

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionUnder general supervision, assist the pharmacist to fill physician's orders, select, assemble, and place medications for inpatient (acute care; hospital) and/or outpatient (ambulatory; retail; home infusion) services. A Registered Pharmacy Technician will be evaluated for advancement to a Certified Pharmacy Technician after knowledge achieved from an approved training program (as applicable to state) and passing national technician certification.Essential Job FunctionsAssisting the pharmacist in preparation of medications for patients within an inpatient (acute care; hospital) and/or outpatient (ambulatory; retail; home infusion) service area. Functions include, accepting new written, faxed or electronic prescription orders from a prescriber or a prescriber's agent; accepting new verbal prescription orders for non-controlled drugs from a prescriber or a prescriber's agent as authorized by state law and responsible pharmacist authorization.Entering information into and retrieving information from an electronic health record or prescription processing computer system. Ensuring the accurate charge and credit functions related to medication orders are processed for patient billing.Preparing and affixing labels; stocking prescription drugs and retrieving those drugs from inventory locations; counting and pouring drugs into containers prior to dispensing by a pharmacist; performing non-sterile drug compounding as defined under guidelines published by United States Pharmacopeia as defined in site-specific training guidelines/program.Operating technology used for drug dispensing (Robotics)As authorized per state law/regulations (please check state regulations or with manager on rules): Sending or receiving electronic prescriptions between pharmacies accessing the same prescription records in a centralized database or pharmacy computers linked in any other manner. Performing sterile and non-sterile drug compounding and stocking of automated drug cabinets and technician checking of technician work.Assisting in the education and precepting of new pharmacy technicians, pharmacy students and participation in performance improvement activities.Outpatient: Packaging and selling a prescription drug to a patient or patient representative and assisting with insurance claim processing. Stocking of automation in retail pharmacy.Assist in maintaining a clean and safe work environment. Other functions as outlined, and in accordance with, respective State Board of Pharmacy rules and regulations. This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. Pharmacy Technicians may practice at the top of their respective State Licensing Board Regulations.Employment QualificationsRequired Minimum Education:High school diploma, GED or foreign school diploma equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma.ORHave been employed continuously since before April 8, 2009, as a pharmacy technician without a high school diploma, GED or foreign school diploma equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma.Licensing/ CertificationLicensure/Certification RequiredRegistration with respective State Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacy TechnicianPreferred certification: Pharmacy Technician certificationValid state driver's license Minimum QualificationsMinimum Years and Type of ExperiencePreferred: Retail, Ambulatory, Outpatient, Hospital, Acute Care, or Home Infusion pharmacy experience but not requiredOther Knowledge, Skills and Abilities RequiredMathematics skills appropriate to complete common pharmacy calculations.Exhibit proficient use all required computer hardware and software.Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift:DaysDepartment:SS Retail Pharmacy - Retail Rx - 500 - St Francis GreenvilleAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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