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Outpatient Pharmacy Technician

UCLA HEALTH - Los Angeles, CA
ResponsibilitiesThe outpatient pharmacy technician processes and fills prescriptions according to the laws and regulations under the supervision of a pharmacist. She or he undertakes other tasks under the direction and supervision of a pharmacist to provide excellent patient care and ensure the pharmacy runs smoothly.
Among other responsibilities, the pharmacy technician will:
Sterilize surfaces, equipment and prepare the pharmacy for opening
Greet customers and answer questions
Receive prescriptions, check their validity and process them.
Process prescriptions electronically and ensure all information is complete and accurate
Resolve issues when they arise (e.g. rejected insurance claims)
Select the appropriate medicine and measure dosages to fill prescriptions
Sort, stock, label medication and monitor inventory
Undertake administrative tasks (e.g.record-keeping) as assigned
Comply with all security measures and quality standards
File SARS, TARS and start the Prior Authorization process
Perform inventory management tasks
Perform Pyxis fill for onsite clinics
Adhere to institutional policies and procedures as well as laws and regulations
QualificationsThe Outpatient Pharmacy technician must be detail-oriented, reliable, able to multitask and exhibits growth mindset and positive attitude. She or he must possess excellent communication skills as well as aptitude in using computers.
Proven experience as a pharmacy technician in the retail setting
Experience with an online prescription system
Knowledge in pharmacy calculations
Knowledge of medication and dosage measurement
Knowledge of pharmacy law and medical terminology
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Outstanding organizational skills
Reliable with a keen eye for detail
California State Board of Pharmacy certified
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.