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Pharmacy Technician

Facility: CHS Services Inc Location: Smithtown, NY Department: Supply Chain Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Part Time, including Weekends Shift: Day and Evening shifts- Hours: 9:00am-7:00pm ReqNum: 6023543

**Position located at St. Catherine's Of Sienna in Smithtown**

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a patient advocate by ensuring that the patient's prescribed drug therapy is followed as prescribed
  • Meet patients' medical, social, and personal needs related to their pharmacy care plan
  • Coordinate patients' prescribed pharmacy care with their healthcare providers to ensure that drug therapy is successful
  • Understand the various challenges of specific diseases.
  • Assist patients with their drug therapy and pharmacy care issues.
  • Process new and refill prescriptions
  • Promote patients' drug compliance.
  • Report all drug adverse events.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with physician/healthcare practices.
  • Maintain full control over delivering, stocking and labeling medicine and other products and monitor their condition to prevent expiring or deterioration.
  • Assist in streamlining communication with the patient, insurance companies, pharmacist, nurses, lab and other healthcare-related parties.
  • Accept the full responsibility for the patient's pharmacy care plan.
  • Work as part of a team to provide support to other members of the healthcare team.
  • Maintain current notes and paperwork related to the patient's drug therapy and pharmacy care plan
  • Coordinate responses and resolutions with appropriate internal and external parties.
  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner that is consistent with corporate policies as well as state and federal laws

Requirements:

  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and proactive to meet varied patient needs
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Able to collaborate with other healthcare professionals
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Stand for long periods.
  • Pick and pinch small tablets with fingers, and seize, hold, grasp or turn objects with hands.
  • Lift and push or pull up to 10 pounds.
  • See objects at close vision and be able to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Maintain information confidentiality
  • Offer flexibility in work hour scheduling, including evenings and weekends.
  • Experience with Prime Rx computer system
  • At least 5 years' experience in retail pharmacy setting.
  • PTCB certified is preferred.
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