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.
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.