Order Entry Technician

Des Plaines, IL 60018

Posted: 02/02/2018 Category: Pharmacy Job Number: 25852

Shift: Tuesday Saturday 9: 00 AM -5: 30 PM

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

Minimum (Required) Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Pharmacy Technician License Required; Licensed/Registered Pharmacy Technician or as required by State Law.
  • 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.
  • Ability to perform tasks accurately and efficiently when inputting information.
  • Ability to maintain composure on phone when handling customer calls.
  • 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.

For more information, please contact our office at 877-782-3334.

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