The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
Working independently, the Pharmacy Technician I role interacts with patients and healthcare providers to perform a variety of technical pharmaceutical tasks including filling of new prescriptions and refills, performing pharmaceutical calculations, preparing, medications and performing point of sale activities and maintaining the electronic medication medical record for patients. All work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist and pharmacy technician supervisor.
Provides good customer service to patients by being attentive and quick to respond at pharmacy window and follows through on problems.
Runs specific areas of pharmacy operations including Point of Sale (POS), working independently as assigned, assists in maintaining pharmacy stock and ensures no expired medications are in the clinic, by following the inventory control process.
Uses proper aseptic technique in preparing pharmacy products accurately and efficiently.
Enters prescription orders into pharmacy system, including billing prescriptions appropriately and accurately.
Prepares, packages, and labels medication in an accurate and efficient manner.
This job may also be responsible for:
routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in IV admixture distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements.
maintaining inventory control of pharmaceuticals including Pyxis refilling may also be required.
Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent
Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician
Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication.
Certified as a Washington State Pharmacy Technician from an accredited technical institute
Ability to operate a Point of Sale system
Experience with Electronic Medical Records
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