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Pharmacy Technician

Affinity Health Group

This is a Full-time position in monroe, la posted November 29, 2021.

At Affinity Health Group, we specialize in taking care of people: our members, our patients, and our employees. We offer competitive salaries and great benefits! Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and 401(k).

Affinity is currently looking for a Certified Pharmacy Technician to work from 8:00AM – 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

Job Summary: The Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) assists the pharmacists in processing of medication orders, patient inventory control, distribution functions and tasks related to handling and filing of patient charts. Receives refill authorizations from physicians and inputs into computer systems if authorized by state law.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintaining Productivity: Prescription retrieval- daily maintenance of a high volume of incoming prescriptions utilizing available resources.

Maintaining and reconciling third party reports with timely follow-up on outstanding claims.

Handling prescription and patient information requests- request new prescriptions and lab information, clarifying prescriptions via electronic fax, e-fax and directly communicating with physician offices via telephone.

Daily Profiling (data entry) of a high volume of oral and inhalation therapy prescriptions.

Verifying completion of monthly lab requirements to ensure timely dispense of patient shipments.

Order scheduling- verifying doses per days, shipping method and delivery dates for each prescription refill.

Accuracy and Quality: training and continued education for HIPAA, The Joint Commission, OSHA and Vantage’s pharmacy practices.

Verifying prescription accuracy.

Managing a high volume of e-mail communications

Ensuring the correct and timely submission of manufacturer adverse event reporting documentation based on compliance requirements.

Focusing to achieve individual and team productivity goals while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

Managing inventory to ensure the pharmacy is stocked with the appropriate amount of medications and other various items sold within the pharmacy.

Filling prescriptions (weighing, counting, measuring and mixing medication).

Setting up and maintain patient records, handling insurance claims and handling supplies.

Accurate communication with third-parties while handling insurance matters.

Managing the counter and working directly with patients (phone calls, cash register, etc)

Marginal Duties:

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

● Registered with the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.

● Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

● Customer service oriented attitude/behavior.

● Ability to work with limited supervision and to make decisions based on established policies and procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

● None

Supervision Received:

● Works under general supervision of the Supervisor of Pharmacy and on-duty Pharmacist.

Working Conditions

Overtime will be occasionally required. Travel in the Monroe/West Monroe area may be required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.