Henry Ford Health System Pharmacy Technician / Ambulatory / Sterling Heights (Contingent) in Sterling Heights, Michigan
Under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, assists in the distribution and processing of prescriptions and the sale of over-the-counter medications. Enters prescription data into computer. Performs billing and file maintenance. Receives payments for prescriptions and other purchases. Assists in the stocking and storage of inventory. Interacts and communicates with the public. Reports to pharmacists.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares and prepackages medication for subsequent administration to patients under the supervision of pharmacists.
Enters prescription information and processes prescriptions in the computer.
Assists in the orientation and training of new staff.
Obtains all personal and insurance information from new customers and enters it into the computer.
Takes prescription refill orders over the phone from customers
Collects monies owed for prescription retails sales or OTC sales.
Organizes numerically the filing of prescriptions to be kept for five years.
Straightens and inventories all over the counter medications and sundry items.
Promotes a professional and friendly atmosphere to all pharmacy customers.
Maintains appropriate records of medication dispensed.
Helps in the reprocessing of rejected prescriptions.
Assists customers in problem areas that may arise.
Puts prescription orders on shelves in their appropriate positions,
Acts as an on-going resource to technical staff.
Performs related duties as required
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or GED required.
Valid State of MI pharmacy technician licensure required.
Previous retail pharmacy of at least 6 months preferred.
Typing skills of 25 wpm required.
Ability to operate a cash register, calculator and computer.
Ability to maintain (lift, carry, stack) up to 40 lbs. of pharmacy inventory.
Ability to work effectively with others.
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care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes
the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health
insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory
network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a
full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.
The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600
employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The
health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.
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