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Pharmacy Assistant

Location University Ave. & College St.
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category Miscellaneous
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 26077


• Receiving prescriptions from patients. • Assessing the prescription for completeness i.e. Name; Address; DOB; Allergies; 3rd Party Information; Any Special Requests; Prescriber; Generic/Brand; Prioritizing Prescriptions with 21st Century Guidelines. • Performing Computer Functions as directed by the Pharmacist i.e. Data Entry; Price Check; Patient Information Entry/Update; Competent interpretation and processing of written prescriptions including Latin abbreviations, drug name recognition, dosage calculations; Refills; Report Generation; Patient Profile checks. • Filling prescriptions (always under the Pharmacist’s supervision) • Selecting appropriate products. • Performing the accuracy program, including 7 point, Visual and DIN checks. • Selecting and counting/ measuring & preparing appropriate products. • Labeling and organizing for pharmacist checking. • Gaining necessary approvals for verbal refills where authorized. • Assisting Pharmacist in maintaining appropriate stock levels of drugs and supplies • Checking for and pulling expired medications at least monthly • Cleaning up Will Call Bin of 'stale' prescriptions on a regular basis • Writing up returns • Ordering of drugs and supplies • Checking off, pricing and putting away pharmacy orders. • Stocking Prescription filling supplies (Vials, labels, bags) • Keeping the dispensary clean, organized and neat. • Filing prescriptions, invoices, reports, correspondence and memos. • Completing any administrative support functions assigned (i.e. journals, accounts receivable, Aged Trial Balance). • Assisting with OTC Operations. • Ordering, stocking, cashier duties as assigned by OTC Manager and/or Pharmacist. Additional Responsibilities • Adheres to all company policies and standard operating procedures. • Other responsibilities may be assigned.

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