University of Rochester Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician Nutrition Coordinator in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 089 Pharmacy SMH

Schedule

DAYS; OCC WKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

Responsibilities

*Position Summary: *

With a focus on nutrition therapy, assist pharmacist in the maintenance of the outpatient pharmacy’s drug distribution system, with a focus on quality and accuracy, patient care, and customer service. Under supervision of a pharmacist, and consistent with state, federal and local regulations, prepare prescriptions/home infusion order and supplies for final check by pharmacist. This includes, but is not limited to, processing orders and refills through pharmacy computer system, identification of patient in-hospital billing system to obtain demographic information, entering patient information into computer system, physically preparing drug product (doses) for pharmacist, correcting online adjudication rejects that occur, coordinating deliveries, and scheduling production of home infusion products. This position will work in collaboration with outpatient clinics to complete prior authorization and coordinate patient refills with the home infusion pharmacy staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the pharmacists in the accurate and timely processing of prescription orders.
  • Works in collaboration with outpatient clinics and patient discharges to manage prior authorization and determine benefit coverage for nutrition therapies.
  • Verifies prescription information – determines accuracy of the prescription based upon information provided, obtains the correct pre-made medications, and ensures that medications are delivered to the patient in a timely manner.
  • Monitors inventory levels, assists in maintenance and daily ordering of inventory;
  • Completes other duties as assigned by pharmacists or supervisor.

Qualifications:

High school education; including at least one of the following. Certified Pharmacy technician, successful completion of a formal technician training program 1 year or more year’s pharmacy experience, 3 or more year’s healthcare related experience, associates or bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in a science or business or enrolled in an accredited pharmacy school. Detail-oriented; computer literate; math aptitude including a basic understanding of units of measure; ability to work as part of a team; prioritization capabilities, and exceptional communication and customer service skills. Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification required within twelve months of entering into position. Previous experience with pharmacy applications a plus.

Required License/Certification:

  • National certification (PTCB) required within one year of hire.
  • Must maintain national certification
  • Certified in sterile product production provided upon hire

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Home Infusion Pharmacy Technician Nutrition Coordinator

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 208521

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time