Pharmacy Technician - Pool:
MILWAUKEE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE INC

1135051560
MILWAUKEE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE INC
Milwaukee Wisconsin
Pharmaceutical
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Job DetailsJob LocationWHCG - West Allis, WIPosition TypePoolEducation LevelHigh School Diploma, HSED or GEDJob Shift1st ShiftJob CategoryPharmaceuticalGeneral FunctionsThis is a technical position that works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist and helps the pharmacists provide medication and other health care products to patients and consumers. The pharmacy technician supports pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESHelps health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone; answering questions and requests; referring inquiries to the pharmacist.Maintains pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed medications and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt; removing outdated drugs.Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Organizes medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions; preparing labels; calculating quantities.Maintains records by recording and filing physicians' orders and prescriptions.Generates revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.Ensures medication availability by delivering medications to patients and departments.Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Attends and participates in staff meetings, in-service training seminars and conferences as required.Works in partnership with the quality department to develop appropriate measures in support of program outcomes.Participates in department quality planning activities, (e.g. continuous improvement, Logic models, performance metrics, etc.,)Experience and SkillsHigh School Diploma/GED is required. Board Pharmacy Technician certification is desirable. Minimum of 1 years' experience in a pharmacy setting. Must have high attention to detail and strong mathematical skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel. Effectively communicates complex ideas and instructions both verbally and in writing. Experience working in a long term care or mail order facility is preferred. Experience with the FrameworkLTC pharmacy computer system is preferred. Experience working with those with severe and persistent mental illnesses is desirable. Previous experience in providing health care services to the disabled is desirable. Understanding of the prescription billing process from adjudication through reconciliation is desirable. Previous experience with pharmacy automation including system interfaces desirable.This position works in a fast paced office setting and frequently utilizes various office equipment including, but not limited to, a personal computer, multi-line telephone, fax machine, office copier. On occasion must be able to push/pull/lift/move objects weighting at least 10 pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to see objects at close vision and be able to identify and distinguish colors. Ability to perform repetitive fine motor skill based tasks.This is a general outline of the essential functions of this position and shall not be construed as an all-inclusive description of all work requirements and responsibilities that may be inherent in this position. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the designated work leader(s). All requirements are subject to change over time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.MCFI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment