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Pharmacy Technician

Posted: 07/31/2022

At White House Clinics, we do health care differently.  Our multi-disciplinary care teams incorporate the expertise of medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, and care navigation professionals to provide patients with comprehensive care designed to help them achieve their health goals.  While our work is fast-paced, our teams enjoy being able to work collaboratively to support patients.
 
White House Clinics employees enjoy a competitive wage and robust benefit package including:
  • Employer Paid Health, Life & Disability Insurance
  • 4 Weeks of PTO
  • Retirement Plan
  • 7 Paid Holidays
Many employees work alternative work schedules which allow them a day off during the week. 
 
At White House Clinics, we believe in providing our employees with opportunity for both personal and professional growth in a challenging and rewarding work environment.  We recognize the contributions that each person makes to the team and value each person’s input as we work to deliver outstanding patient care.  Join us today! 
 
In the need to protect our staff and patients, White House Clinics is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. 
 
Pharmacy Technician

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The pharmacy technician assist in providing pharmacy services to White House Clinic patients under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Assist in dispensing of prescriptions by compounding, mixing suspensions, counting medication or pouring liquids under the pharmacist’s direct supervision.
  • Being familiar with medical terminology.
  • Checks all prescriptions at drop off for completeness, verifies patient information and verifies a patient’s date of birth is on the prescription.
  • Enters patient data if patient is new to the pharmacy or updates any changes in a patient’s demographic in the computer system.
  • Enters prescription information into pharmacy system.
  • Prepares prescription labels.
  • Assists with filing.
  • Assist with inventory control of medications and supplies.
  • Aids in ordering supplies and medications.
  • Receives and shelves medications.
  • Checks regularly for outdated medications.
  • Provides non-drug information to patients and answers simple inquires.
  • Operates cash register, preforms transaction and gives patient proper receipts.
  • Cleans pharmacy equipment, utensils and work area.
  • Assists financial counselor/enabling services in ordering medication for indigent drug program.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in meetings as requested.
  • Participates in staff development and educational activities.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Assist with other duties or in other departments as instructed by supervisor.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Work Experience: Minimum 1 year pharmacy experience is preferred.

Required License: N/A

Qualifications
Position requires knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical technology, metric and apothecary system of weights and measurements. It also requires knowledge in medical safety standards to assist in working with pharmaceutical substances, prescription drugs and the dispensing function to check for correctness. Employee must possess skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public. Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret prescription information, understand and follow oral and written instructions, perform basic calculations and communicate clearly.

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS
  • Professionalism
    • Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of practice through reading and in-services. Obeys appropriate dress code as specified in Employee Handbook.  Provide superior customer service to all patients, external customers (office staff of other offices, hospital, community agencies, etc.), and co-workers.  Serves as an ambassador of the White House Clinics in all conversations and interactions with these parties.
  • Service
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Mission and Vision and Values of the organization. Maintains clinic standards for a clean and quiet patient environment to maintain a positive patient care experience. Promotes culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, reporting, documentation, and prevention.
  • Compliance
    • Maintains compliance with organization’s policies, as well as established practices, protocols, and procedures of the position, department, and applicable professional standards.  Complies with organizational and regulatory policies for handling confidential patient information. Adheres to professional standards, clinic policies and procedures (OSHA, HIPAA, Standing Orders, etc.), federal, state, and local requirements, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), etc. Cooperates fully with all aspects of Corporate Compliance Plan and Standards of Conduct. Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to an emergency response team.

ACCOUNTABILITY
Accountable to the pharmacist in charge, the pharmacist supervising and/or the pharmacy director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This position requires extended periods of standing, walking or sitting. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and the ability to read prescriptions abbreviations.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in a pharmacy within a medical clinic office environment. Work requires frequent contact with staff and the public, frequent exposure to communicable disease, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to medical environment.  Position may involve dealing with angry or upset people. This position is exempt from wage and hour laws, job may require a work week in excess of forty hours and/or irregular schedule from time to time.  Work may be stressful at times.

The above information is intended to describe the most important aspects of the job. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required in order to perform the work. The health center reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and the Center continues to maintain its status as an at-will employer.
 

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