Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist. May perform the duties of a Pharmacy Inventory Technician or a Pharmacy Admixture Technician.
Essential Functions: - Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's eligibility status, and receives prescriptions from members for pharmaceuticals. - Enters prescription information into computer system and prints labels for use by pharmacist. - Receives payment according to terms of members' plan. - Selects requested drugs from Baker cell dispenser or counts drugs from pharmacy shelf. - Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids. - Prepares intravenous prescriptions, topical ointments, and other drugs by mixing prescribed dosages. - Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist. - Calls members to pick-up completed prescription. - Receives payment for over-the-counter medications and medical supplies selected by members. - Answers routine inquiries from members regarding health plan drug coverage, prices, and related issues. - Identifies situations when patient should speak with pharmacist regarding use of drugs and asks pharmacist to speak to member. - Orders and stocks drugs and supplies, assembles drugs and supplies for clinical departments, stocks crash carts, and performs other inventory duties. - Performs other related duties as directed.