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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Sterling Pharmacy
Location: Northfield
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sterling Pharmacy in Northfield, MN is part of Astrup Companies - an innovative, growing, family-owned and locally grown business. We have a rich, 70+ year history, with companies servicing every aspect of the pharmacy industry. As an employee of Sterling Pharmacy, you can expect to be treated with care and respect.

  • This position would be a Monday - Friday position, with occasional Saturday shifts with competitive wages.
  • Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm & Saturday, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.
  • We offer Full health benefits, a 401(k) program with a company match and a Profit Sharing bonus program.To learn more about Astrup companies and our history, click this link: https://astrupcompanies.com/careersQualifications:
    • Required:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Basic computer skills
      • Excellent customer service skills
      • Preferred:
        • Pharmacy or medical related background
        • Detail oriented
        • Certification as a Pharmacy TechnicianJob Description: The Pharmacy Technician will be responsible for assisting the pharmacists(s) with various tasks related to the filling/dispensing of prescriptions and caring for pharmacy patients/customers.Core Competencies & Responsibilities:

          • Complete necessary pharmacy technician training in a timely fashion
          • Complete required continuing education annually
          • Review patient information on the RX 30 system for accuracy
          • Receive new prescriptions physically from patients
          • Accept prescription refill authorizations via the telephone or fax
          • Answer telephone in three rings
          • Adhere to policies and procedures related to pharmacy operations
          • Stay compliant with all statutes, rules, and regulations related to pharmacy practice, both federal and state
          • Monitor reimbursement of prescriptions to achieve optimal gross profit margins
          • Help manage inventory levels to achieve optimal return on investment
          • Represent yourself professionally to the community as a Pharmacy Technician
          • Collect all information needed for billing Medicaid and Medicare for DME, supplies
          • Help ensure that patients are counseled on all new prescriptions and on any refills
          • Be aware of and support promotional activity within the pharmacy and Home Health Care category
          • Provide the best possible service to all of our customers
          • Accurately count and fill prescriptions for all patients
          • Provide accurate/timely service to customers at the point of sale
          • Collaborate with team members to ensure everyone is capable of fulfilling all pharmacy related tasks and training other employees
          • Create a culture of positivity and excitement in the pharmacy/store
          • Adapt quickly to company changes related to policy and workflow
          • Clean work area and the pharmacy
          • Complete other duties as assignedPerformance Requirements:

            • Possess a thorough knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
            • Comply to all Astrup Companies policy and procedures
            • Create a culture of positivity and excitement within the workplace
            • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with other
              team members. Care. Respect their time, work and talents.
            • Be able to multitask
            • Be focused and disciplined
            • Possess excellent organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
            • Be self-motivated and able to work well on an independent basis
            • Display strong customer service skills
            • Innovate - Think outside-the-box. Bring original ideas to the team/organization
            • Embrace our Guiding Principles.
            • Go Beyond!Physical Requirements & Work Demands:
              • Must be able This position requires repetitive lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling for up to 15 pounds on a regular basis daily
              • Must be able to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, kneel, bend and twist for up to 8 hours per day
              • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours per dayWorking Environment:

                This position will be working in a pharmacy setting and normal climate and temperature.#IND1

Keywords: Sterling Pharmacy, Minneapolis , Pharmacy Technician, Healthcare , Northfield, Minnesota

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