Order Entry Technician

Lenexa, KS

Post Date: 09/13/2017 Job ID: 23649 Category: Pharmacy

Position Description:
  • Performs order entry tasks and the related activities in support of the medication dispensing process.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Calculates and/or verifies the correct dosage based on the prescription.
  • Enters new and refill orders in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Process orders based on the priority assigned.
  • Batch and print labels, forms and delivery tickets.
  • Prepare backup pharmacy orders.
  • Comply with a process that addresses all state and federal guidelines regarding medication labeling.
  • Provide dispensing pharmacists with information regarding allergies and drug interactions, therapeutic duplications, and other items that the computer flags.
  • Courteously assists all internal and external customers.
  • Consult with dispensing pharmacist regarding prescription order clarification, non-stock items, order entry problems or concerns.
  • Complete all data fields according to pharmacy procedures including use of approved abbreviations.
  • Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.
  • Assist with pharmacy workflow as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
  • May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day.
  • May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day.
  • May be necessary to work extended hours as needed.
  • Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required.
  • May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion.
  • Visual acuity to see and read fine prints.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to hear normal voice sounds.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.

Work Environment:
  • Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment.

Minimum (Required) Qualifications:
(must be met in order to perform the job at the required level)
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and be flexible.
  • Good organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology (including sig codes and Roman numeral).
  • Brand and generic names of medications and general pharmacy terminology.
  • Licensed/registered pharmacy technician or as required by state law.
  • Basic math and analytical skills.
  • Intermediate typing/keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous pharmacy technician experience.
  • Previous data entry experience.

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