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Pharmacy Technician - On-call

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Lake Oswego
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Performs duties under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager or Pharmacist related to order entry and dispensing or filling prescriptions, as allowed by state and federal regulations.

We believe we are more than a job at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic. We're an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities. Compassion is at the core of our approach. We treat patients according to their preferences, regardless of location, origin, or ability to pay.Our doors are open to all, regardless of their citizenship status.

We serve over 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

These short clips share a glimpse of our dedication to our communities, our health, and our families:

WE are Yakima - WE are Family

YVFWC - And then we grew

We are seeking a Pharmacy Technician to earn extra income working part time when needed at Rosewood Family Health Center in Portland, OR. Pharmacy hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm.

What We Offer

  • $23-$28/hour DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties
    • Enters patient data in the system including patient name, insurance, allergies, doctor and diagnosis. Enters the prescription in the system, selecting the brand, product/drug, and appropriate strength to align with the instructions given by the prescribing Provider.
    • Fills or dispenses the product from the pharmacy stock and delivers to patient.
    • Processes prescription refills verifying refill availability.
    • Maintains awareness of stock level and enters order for restocking based on defined minimum inventory levels. Verifies quantity and submits order to the Wholesaler.
    • Verifies product orders received with invoice and purchase order. Places a sticker on each item and places on the shelf.
    • Monitors and checks expiration dates on drugs in stock and prepares expired stock for return to Wholesaler. Processes credit invoices associated with the returns.
    • Returns or discards dispensed prescription to stock if not picked up by patient in 30 days. Enters information in the system for reverse billing.
    • Completes third party billing form and contacts Provider if prior authorization is required.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and YVFWC requirements.
      Qualifications
      • Education: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
      • Experience: One year's experience in a pharmacy setting preferred.
      • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Pharmacy Technician license for states of practice. Alternatively, may have an active Pharmacy Intern License for the states of practice.
      • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Effective verbal and listening communication skills with a customer-oriented approach. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to perform administrative tasks such as answering phones, filing, faxing, scanning and copying. Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Ability to organize work while performing multiple tasks requiring attention to detail. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer systems including Microsoft Office preferred. Basic knowledge of a minimum of one pharmacy software system and ability to learn new systems. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay.
      • Drug testing: This position requires testing for controlled substances before employment and you will also be subject to further testing throughout employment.
        Working at YVFWC

        Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

        At Farm Workers Clinic
        • We will consistentlytrustone another to work for the common good.
        • We will fosterintegrityby demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
        • We will demonstratetransparencyby being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
        • We will createpartnershipsto strengthen ourselves and our community.
        • We will fight forjust treatmentfor all individuals.
        • We will letjoyin.
        • We have thecourageto be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
          Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment. Associated topics: hematopathology, lab, medical, medical technologist, mls, mlt, pathology, surgical technologist, technician ii, technologist

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Portland , Pharmacy Technician - On-call, Healthcare , Lake Oswego, Oregon

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