Pharmacy Van Driver

Springfield, MA

Position Title:                        Pharmacy Technician / Van Driver

General Description:

The Pharmacy Technician/ Van Driver position is responsible delivering prescriptions to CHC patients for preparing medications for patient consumption under the general supervision of a licensed Pharmacist and in accordance with standard departmental procedures.

Reports to:                 Pharmacy Director

Supervises:                N/A

Salary/Status:           Non-Exempt

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Active Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Must be flexible and be able to work different schedules to meet client and Pharmacy needs. 
  • Possess detailed knowledge of OTC drugs and laws governing OTC drugs
  • Possess thorough knowledge of the Pharmacy Technician Procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required for working with patients and staff.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess the ability to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect; regard for patient privacy is essential.
  • Familiarity with data collections and data entry.
  • Organizational skills a must.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Computer literacy.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties:

Prescription deliveries:

  1. Verify the patient's address, phone number, and time of delivery.
  2. Load vehicles with medications/products for a routine delivery.
  3. Provide timely and accurate completion of deliveries efficiently and courteously.
  4. Verify receipt and provide a signature for receipt of items delivered.
  5. Process any required paperwork according to established procedures.

Technician Responsibilities:

  • Fill new medication orders, refills and renewals for Caring Health Center Pharmacy clients while maintaining productivity and quality standards
  • Select and retrieve appropriate medications, compound and dispense medical prescriptions, verify quantities, and prepare labels for bottles, for Pharmacist completion and verification. 
  • Prepack medications from manufacture’s bottles to use in dispensing medication.
  • Clean equipment and replenish workstation supplies such as pill bottles, caps, safety seals and paper.
  • Maintain patient records and prescription information into computer system.  Identify missing or inconsistent information and send to Pharmacist for verification.
  • Restock shelves in the dispensing areas as stock replacement for the pick stations.
  • Prepares in accordance with pharmacy law and standards of pharmacy practice outpatient RX’s to be dispensed after pharmacist approval. 
  • Credit Client medications that are returned.
  • Checks and removes outdated meds on a routine basis to ensure that no deteriorated meds are in stock.  Keep appropriate records.
  • Prepare and coordinate shipment of prescription orders.
  • Continues to educate by attending drug in-services and keeping up with policy changes.
  • Make recommendations to the Pharmacist as to how methods and procedures can be improved.
  • Being accurate, fast, knowledgeable, thorough and complete in one’s work.
  • Willingness t o learn new responsibilities. 

Working Conditions:

  • This position requires the ability to use a computer workstation, viewing a CRT and operating a keyboard.
  • This requires frequent standing and walking to storage shelves and filling counters to fill prescriptions.

JOB CODE: 1000101