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Sanford Health Pharmacy Technician Clinic Liaison - Cancer Center Retail Pharmacy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Cancer Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1309 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $16.00

Department Details

Monday - Friday. 8am-4:30pm

Job Summary

The Pharmacy Technician prepares medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders. The Pharmacy Technician will serve as a pharmacy advocate for patients on behalf of the clinicians prescribing medication throughout Sanford Clinics. In this role, you will be primarily responsible for facilitating prescription release from Sanford Clinics to Retail Pharmacies through Pharmacy Liaison Workflows. These duties will include direct contact with prescribers, patients, 3rd party payors, and outside pharmacies to promote medication services at Sanford. The successful candidate will also work directly with clinic staff, pharmacists and prescriber teams through live meetings and other written / verbal communication to provide and receive ongoing feedback related to Pharmacy Liaison workflows, benefits investigation and prior authorization. The individual in this position will also be involved with basic day-to-day therapy management workflow, including appropriate documentation in the electronic medical record (EMR). Day to day work in this area of pharmacy will be in collaboration with our team of pharmacists

In a retail/community pharmacy setting, the Pharmacy Technician duties consist of assisting pharmacists in compounding, preparing and dispensing medical prescriptions to the public after receiving information from customers or patients according to written/faxed prescriptions. Maintains proper storage and security conditions for drugs; ensures that equipment is functioning properly and assists in resolution of equipment maintenance and repair; controls inventory stock level and timeline to ensure adequate supplies. Assists with billing related functions. May assist with departmental quality assurance and other customer- or patient-focused services with oversight from supervisory staff; assists in the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment and conditions that adhere to state laws and regulations. Requires use of and proficiency in multiple computer programs.

The Pharmacy Technician position is located in different work environments and duties may vary based upon location or setting; also depending on location, there may be an overlap of retail/inpatient responsibilities.

Qualifications

High School graduate or general education diploma (GED) required. Must have completed any additional required education as specified in the state of practice in order to become a registered Pharmacy Technician.

Must maintain annual registration as a Pharmacy Technician through the State Board of Pharmacy in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state privileges as required by position. Must also complete the required hours of Pharmacy Technician continuing education.

South Dakota: Registration required within 30 days from the date of hire. Technicians registered with South Dakota Board of Pharmacy after July 1, 2014 will be registered as a “technician-in-training” and will have two years to complete training education and national certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Failure to obtain National Certification within two years of registering as a “technician-in-training” will result in termination of position. Technicians registered with the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy after July 1, 2011 will be required to obtain National Certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board by July 1, 2014. Failure to obtain National Certification will result in termination of position. Technicians registered with South Dakota Board of Pharmacy before July 1, 2011 will be grandfathered in and not require national certification through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-76128
Featured: No