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Banner Health Retail Pharmacy Technician in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

BFP-BUMCP

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Pharmacy

A position in a Banner Health pharmacy is one you can look forward to. Join an engaging environment of full service, high technology and experience a wide variety of responsibilities. You’ll also see how important a pharmacy job is to our ability to make life easier for our patients. Come enjoy great challenges and build both your knowledge of the field and your analytical skills.

The retail pharmacies at Banner Health provide a valuable, convenient service to our employees, hospital based patients and patients from our clinics. These services help to reduce readmission rates, improve patient outcomes and assist in keeping Banner's health care costs to a minimum. Retail pharmacies are the most frequently visited health care provider and as such Banner retail pharmacists are positioned to have a major impact on patient outcomes. This position is located Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix.

As part of the team at Banner Family Pharmacy-Phoenix, you will have the opportunity to make patient’s lives better by making healthcare easier. Our team focuses on filling prescriptions for hospital discharge patients and Banner plan members. Filling patient prescriptions before discharge not only makes our services more convenient for patients but also improves outcomes. We are like any other retail pharmacy without drive- though and more lead time. We work with nurses and doctors to make sure medications are affordable and that patient goes home on all the prescribed medications. Join us to be a part of this amazing team! This is a Day varied position.

Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the management of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will prepare, dispense, and compound medication under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Provide prescription support services for patients to ensure safe, appropriate, effective and efficient delivery of medication therapy. Provide excellent customer service skills, high attention to detail, strong problem solving, documentation and computer skills. Work closely with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to support pharmaceutical care activities, complete pharmacy billing activities, record keeping, reporting, inventory management, and arrange appropriate medication delivery.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Under the direct supervision of a pharmacist, review and interpret prescriptions.

  2. Prepare and dispense appropriate amount of medication under supervision of a pharmacist. Deliver medications accurately to the patient.

  3. Answer phones, accept prescriptions, and may communicate with patients in waiting area.

  4. Assist with inventory, maintain a clean work environment, and assist with any other administrative duties as assigned by supervising pharmacists or senior technicians.

  5. Follow policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements and perform other work assignments

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and/or may be in training for a technical/trades career.

Licensed and registered pharmacy technician in the state of practice, where applicable.

Minimal experience, typically gained through 0-2 years relevant work experience. Ability to attend and successfully complete 160 hours of on the job training required. Strong customer service focus, superior problem-solving abilities. Ability to complete moderate to difficult mathematical calculations using a hand-held calculator is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Associates or bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Proficiency and experience with third party claims adjudication and claims rejection reconciliation preferred. Proficiency and experience with non-sterile, sterile and hazardous drug compounding preferred. Work experience which demonstrates analytical ability, judgment and interpersonal skills in pharmacy or healthcare preferred. Experience and proficiency with computer software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) or comparable program.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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