Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Technician I- On Call, Columbia Gateway Medical Center in Columbia, Maryland

Greets members at front desk, enters information about prescriptions into computer system, receives payment from members, and prepares medications for approval by pharmacist.

Essential Responsibilities: - Greets members at counter or over the telephone, verifies member's eligibility status, and receives prescriptions from members for pharmaceuticals.

  • Enters prescription information into computer system and prints labels for use by pharmacist.

  • Receives payment according to terms of members' plan.

  • Selects requested drugs from Baker cell dispenser or counts drugs from pharmacy shelf.

  • Attaches labels to container for review by pharmacist.

  • Reconstitutes medications by mixing with fluids.

  • Calls members to pick-up completed prescription.

  • Receives payment for over-the-counter medications and medical supplies selected by members.

  • Answers routine inquiries from members regarding health plan drug coverage, prices, and related issues.

  • Identifies situations when patient should speak with pharmacist regarding use of drugs and asks pharmacist to speak to member.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A Education - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration - Registered as a pharmacy technician with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy required. - Active CPHT certification required. (Pharmacy students are exempted from the CPHT requirement where applicable)

Additional Requirements: - Knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacy nomenclature and calculations. - Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software. - Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: - Minimum one (1) year of experience in pharmacy preferred.

COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Pharmacy Technician I- On Call, Columbia Gateway Medical CenterLOCATION Columbia, MDREQNUMBER 607276

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.