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Outpatient Pharmacy Technician

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary The Retail Pharmacy Technician is an entry level position. Following a training period of approximately 3 to 4 weeks, the Technician should be able to decipher and enter orders on the computer, charge, fill orders, answer phones and doors, file, and stock the department. Delivery of emergency room prescriptions to patients as part of the meds to beds programs. Requires professional judgment and problem solving skills.


  • Fills and prepares prescriptions for final verification by pharmacist. Gathers insurance information and works with doctor's offices, nurses, and case workers to coordinate medication needs.

  • Enters prescriptions into the computer in an accurate and timely manner from in?person, fax, electronic, and telephone sources.

  • Pull medications, order medications, and restock the department. This will require conducting frequent and accurate inventory counts and making purchasing decisions on medications based upon par levels and anticipate future needs. Purchase medications utilizing the appropriate software programs and methods. Ensure that all supplies (labels, bottles, etc.) are adequately stocked to meet patient discharge needs.

  • Reconciles purchase orders with accounting software to accurately track department cost.

  • Packages and prepares prescriptions for shipping to consumer.

  • Assists retail consumers at outpatient window with drop off/pick up functions including non cash purchases via cash register.

  • Files orders and answers phone.

  • Qualified to receive prescriptions by phone directly from physicians or nurses.

  • Create labels using the computer in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Order supplies using appropriate system (Infor/Lawson, Staples etc.)

  • Answer questions from nursing, case management, a physicians regarding co-payment & prescription costs for patients. Processes prior authorizations in a timely manner. Work with case management to assist patients without prescription insurance coverage. This includes running discharge prescriptions for the cash price, using A/R accounts, etc.

  • Receive drug deliveries from wholesaler

  • Conduct accurate inventory counts and document all controlled substance dispenses in the controlled substance log books.

  • Remove and return recalled drugs from physical inventory when appropriate.

  • Perform other duties pertinent to position as requested by supervising pharmacist or pharmacy manager


    PHARM TECH - Pharmacy Technician Licensure Required

    • New hires and transfers before October 1, 2015 must possess a full technician license or limited pharmacy license through the state of Michigan. Effective October 1, 2015, all incumbents, new hires and transfers to this position must possess a pharmacy technician temporary, limited or full license through the state of Michigan. Individuals with a temporary license through the state of Michigan within 12 months of obtaining the temporary license.


      • Education: High School Diploma Comments: or GED

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Outpatient Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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