May 30, 2020

Pharmacy Technician - Order Entry (FT) - 1219088BR

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

CVS Health

Job DescriptionPerforms order entry tasks and the related activities in support of the medication dispensing process. Key Responsibilities: * Calculates and/or verifies the correct dosage based on the prescription* Enters new and refill orders in a timely and accurate manner.* Process orders based on the priority assigned * Batch and print labels, forms and delivery tickets* Prepare backup pharmacy orders* Comply with a process that addresses all state and federal guidelines regarding medication labeling.* Provide dispensing pharmacists with information regarding allergies and drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, and other items that the computer flags.* Courteously assists all internal and external customers* Consult with dispensing pharmacist regarding prescription order clarification, non-stock items, order entry problems or concerns.* Complete all data fields according to pharmacy procedures including use of approved abbreviations.* Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.* Assist with pharmacy workflow as needed* Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary by location.Required QualificationsMinimum (Required) Qualifications: (must be met in order to perform the job at the required level). * Good interpersonal skills * Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and be flexible* Good organizational skills and detail oriented* Knowledge of medical terminology (including sig codes and Roman numeral), brand and generic names of medications and general pharmacy terminology* Ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently when inputting information* Ability to maintain composure on phone when handling customer calls.* Licensed/registered pharmacy technician or as required by state law* Basic math and analytical skills* Intermediate typing/keyboarding skills* Ability to read, write, speak and understand the EnglishPreferred QualificationsPreferred Qualifications: (if above and beyond the minimum required). * Previous pharmacy technician experience. Physical Demands: May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role. * Previous data entry experienceEducation* High School diploma or equivalentBusiness OverviewIt's a new day in health care. Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we're pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you'll be at the center of it all. At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country's health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability. CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran - we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. 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