Pharmacy Van Driver
Position Title: Pharmacy Technician / Van Driver
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
- 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:
- Verify the patient's address, phone number, and time of delivery.
- Load vehicles with medications/products for a routine delivery.
- Provide timely and accurate completion of deliveries efficiently and courteously.
- Verify receipt and provide a signature for receipt of items delivered.
- Process any required paperwork according to established procedures.
- 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.
- 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.