KPH Healthcare Services

  • Pharmacy Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Lake Placid
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/30/2018 11:13 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Pharmacy Technician
    Location : Location
    US-NY-Lake Placid
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

    Assist pharmacy staff in the triaging of incoming prescriptions, the delivery of filled prescriptions to the patients, and all cashier duties


    Job Duties:

    • Executes the plan – Able to learn and understand specific aspects of the pharmacy management system (i.e., reception and release to patient queues) as well as our POS system; follows instructions and completes tasks with a sense of urgency; responsible for daily department standards’
    • Quality focused – understands and embraces the importance of our Quality Assurance Policy & Procedures; understands and embraces all patient care programs and initiatives; understands and embraces all policies and procedures; accuracy with cash and related cash controls
    • Assist in the Triaging of incoming prescriptions
    • Verify and gather necessary patient information including name, address, phone number, date of birth, allergies, chronic conditions, request for non-safety caps and insurance information
    • Assess the workload, establish the prescription pick up time and queue the prescription for processing
    • Assist in the delivery of prescriptions to the patient, including obtaining patient signatures
    • Performing cash register duties within the Pharmacy Department
    • Provide quality customer service to all customers
    • Perform housekeeping duties necessary to maintain a professional environment, including replenishment of necessary vials and dispensing containers, labels and computer paper supplies
    • Maintain confidentiality regarding all patient information
    • Must keep current with all State and Federal requirements as related to conditions of employment
    • Perform all store clerk duties as needed
    • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    Educational Requirements:

    • Minimum: High School Diploma (or currently enrolled) or GED
    • Preferred: AS Degree or Higher


    Required (Vermont Employees):

    • Registered with the State of Vermont as a Pharmacy Technician



    • Preferred: Hospital or retail pharmacy experience


    Special Conditions of Employment:

    • Criminal background check and/or drug test
    • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring 


    Job Skill Requirements:

    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong organization skills
    • Requires the ability to stand throughout the duration of the shift
    • Mandatory Training: Successful Completion of the Kinney Pharmacy Clerk Training Program
    • Limited lifting up to 80 lbs
    • Successful completion of a pre-employment and/or random drug screening test


    Required Training:

    • HIPPA Privacy Course
    • HIPPA Security Course
    • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course
    • MethGuard Course


    Behavioral Traits Required:

    • Integrity/Ethical Behavior: Acts with integrity always; never willing to compromise integrity; behaves in a manner consistent with company standards; understands and fully complies with all HIPAA compliance standards
    • Team oriented: Enjoys working with others and promoting a team environment where everyone is accountable for job performance.
    • Initiative: Must work within supervision guidelines and assume additional responsibilities
    • Flexibility: Must be willing to work variable work schedules, assist others as requested and available, and be willing to perform all assigned work
    • Adaptability: Must respond to new situations in a positive way, accept change, support new ideas, master new routines and grasp explanations, apply current knowledge in new environments and experiences
    • Involvement: Must enjoy the demands of the job and work with interest and enthusiasm
    • Promotes a positive patient experience:  Delivers a patient experience and service level that is special, personalized, unique and consistent with Kinney Drugs patient service standards.
    • Safety: Must take care of equipment and employ good safety habits
    • Leadership: Must gain acceptance of ideas and accomplish goals through subordinates, peers and teams


    Attendance Requirements:

    • Must be available, and on-time for scheduled work shifts


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