Pharmacy Tech - Retail
- Shift: Day, Evening with Rotating Weekends
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The pharmacy technician at Valley Pharmacy embraces and utilizes customer service standards adopted by Valley Pharmacy. The retail duties and responsibilities incudes executing cash register transactions (including cash, credit card and check transactions) with minimal errors; maintains adequate cash levels for daily store use by proactively monitoring till levels throughout the day; being readily available and eager to assist at both pick-up and drop off areas; verifies and enters required customer data for narcotic and controlled substance purchasing via POS and/or logbook as necessary; accurately enters all patient data into pharmacy dispensing system, including allergy info, third party information and applicable notes.
The technical duties include updating patient profile as necessary; ensures proper SIG labeling per prescription order and medication dispensed; works independently to resolve common claim rejections with minimal involvement of the pharmacist or other team lead; effectively prioritizes prescriptions, sets appropriate system Priority and communicates patient needs to the pharmacist on duty; processes prescriptions according to applicable state and federal law and regulation; reviews prescription data entry while filling to ensure correct drug and quantity dispensed; performs the Discharge Technician duties to provide coverage when needed (this also includes serving as a discharge prescription liaison for communication and filling needs of the program when needed). The technician is also responsible for inventory duties that include maintaining stock areas and work stations in a neat and orderly manner; documents and communicates products to be ordered; performs cycle counts as assigned correcting inventory on-hand quantities and verifying discrepancies; reviews inventory stock and selects correct medications per prescription instructions.
The technician must exhibit communication skills such as regularly communicate workload status to fellow team members including the pharmacist on duty to ensure workflow efficiency; coordinates with pharmacist-on-duty all work and meal breaks; effectively communicates workload status between shifts; uses proper phone etiquette when communicating with patients, healthcare providers and co-workers; participates in pharmacy topic and staff meeting discussions; actively participates in any process or procedural change discussions to bring new ideas and feedback to the group.
What You Will Bring:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
•Previous pharmacy experience preferred.
Certification & Licensures
Valid Virginia Pharmacy Technician Certification Required (or obtain within 9 months of hire)
•Criminal background check required. •Must meet complete competencies and be eligible for training for Level II Technician within 2080 hours of employment at Valley Health.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check
17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/Assistants