Pharmacy Tech On-Call

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains confidentiality of health care information in agreement with the Federal Medical Privacy Act and HIPAA.
  • Documents and maintains accurate client records in accordance with the Keweenaw Bay Health Center Medical Records Policies.
  • Refers clients to obtain alternate resources for medical and/or pharmaceutical coverage.
  • Tracks all referrals and provides needed follow up.
  • Provides and/or assists in demonstrations, conducts training sessions and community meetings in the area of Prescription Assistance programs.
  • Provides basic CPR in cases of emergencies and assistance during emergency situations.
  • Assists in preparing, updating, reporting and maintaining the Policy and Procedure Manual for the Pharmacy and related departments.
  • Participates in general staff meetings, medical staff meetings, and other meetings or committees as assigned (Quality Assurance, Safety, etc.)
  • Complies with the KBIC Policy and Procedure manual and specific policies of the KBIC DHHS.

Pharmacy

  • Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
  • Maintain proper storage and security conditions for drugs.
  • Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
  • Fill bottles with prescribed medications, type and affix labels.
  • Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
  • Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.
  • Clean and help maintain equipment and work areas, and sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
  • Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients.
  • Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, and supplies, and enter inventory data into computer.
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
  • Transfer medication from vials to the appropriate number of sterile, disposable syringes, using aseptic techniques.
  • Prepare and process medical insurance claim forms and records.
  • Mix pharmaceutical preparations according to written prescriptions.
  • Operate cash registers to accept payment from customers.
  • Price, stock and mark items for sale.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.