• Pharmacy Technician - Data Entry - Sauk Rapids, MN

    Job ID
    2018-3477
    Department
    Data Entry/Order Entry
  • Overview

    Pharmacy Technician – Data/Order Entry

    Sauk Rapids, MN

     

    Guardian Pharmacy of Minnesota is part of the Guardian Pharmacy Services network and prides itself on its customer service. Each team member plays an integral part in the success of the pharmacy.

     

    Job Objective:

    Evaluates/triages incoming fax prescriptions to ensure timely and accurate entry into pharmacy operations system. Routes incoming calls to appropriate department/individual. Receives, processes and follows-up on refill requests 

     

    Attributes:

    • Work Ethic/Integrity – must possess intrinsic drive to excel coupled with values in line with company philosophy
    • Strategy and Planning – ability to think ahead, plan and manage time efficiently
    • Problem Solving – ability to analyze causes and solve problems at both a strategic and functional level
    • Team Oriented – ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all team members

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Triage incoming fax prescriptions to ensure timely dispensing
    • Ensure proper notes are in computer and correctly process prescription accordingly
    • Accurately enter prescriptions and process refills in a timely manner to ensure orders are completed for on-time delivery
    • Provide informative notes to fulfillment as necessary
    • Courteously respond to calls from customers, routing them if needed to the appropriate department
    • Work collaboratively with other team members to ensure smooth workflow in all departments
    • Follow-up and ensure all prescriptions are completed daily. Thoroughly check Docutrack for unprocessed orders before end of shift
    • Contact doctors’ offices as needed for refill requests, clarification of orders, etc. in order to process prescriptions
    • Notify facility and pharmacist if product is out of stock, prescription has no refills, or if prior authorization is required
    • Adjudicate all prescriptions prior to sending to daily fill counter for packaging
    • Contact responsible party if medication is not covered by patient’s insurance or if prior authorization is required and determine if RP will pay for the medication if it is sent.
    • Enter “profile” prescriptions for new facilities and fax physicians’ orders to doctors to obtain refills for new patients
    • File patients’ prescriptions daily, whether electronically or manually
    • Work on MAR updates as required
    • Assist with filling orders as needed
    • Provide on-call coverage on a rotational schedule
    • Other essential functions and duties may be assigned as needed

     

     

    Education: High School Diploma or GED

     

    Requirements:

    • Minnesota Pharmacy Technician license and/or National Certification
    • 2+ years of pharmacy technician experience, preferably in long term care
    • Insurance billing knowledge and skills to ensure adjudication and maximum reimbursement
    • Advanced computer skills; pharmacy operations system experience preferred/required
    • Ability to work independently and deliver to deadlines
    • Ability to solve problems with minimal direction
    • Great attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment working on multiple tasks simultaneously, while adhering to strict deadlines
    • Quality minded; motivated to seek out errors and inquire when something appears inaccurate

     

    Work Environment:

    Ability to work flexible hours; hours of operation are subject to change based on the needs of the pharmacy

     

    Full-Time employees working 30+ hours per week are eligible to enroll in our comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and supplemental life insurance, and PTO.

     

    All employees are eligible to enroll in our company matched 401(k) plan

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