The ideal candidate will be able to accurately and efficiently fill prescription requests in an automated refill setting. Under the supervision of a Pharmacist, the Pharmacy Technician prepares, packages and distributes medications in a fast-paced production environment. Maintains continuous, consistent work flow in order to meet daily production goals; and has the ability to work productively either independently or as a team.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Manually fill prescription vials with prescribed tablets and capsules
Read computer generated screens to find indicated merchandise on labeled shelves, verify size and strength of the product before filling order
Replenish medication in automated cells to full capacity; opening large quantities of bottles and cases of product
Basic mathematical reasoning to either count or calculate appropriate number of units needed to fill prescription
Legibly write expiration dates on prescription labels
Use of handheld scanner unit to scan barcodes of product for replenishment
Place pharmaceutical products in appropriate containers and affix labels to containers in Bulk
Fill mail order and specialty prescriptions
Demonstrate problem resolution skills: ability to recognize, address and escalate issues
Maintain focus and acute attention to detail while performing repetitive tasks with absolute accuracy
Perform cleaning and maintenance on all cells/cassettes as needed
Monitor inventory for expired or short dated pharmaceuticals
Maintains the pharmacy floor in a clean and orderly condition
Assists Inventory Dept with scheduled cycle counts
Understands and abides by federal and state HIPAA laws as well as pharmacy standard procedures to ensure patient safety and privacy
Processes orders for shipping including folding/packing paperwork and attaching shipping label
Assists in stocking shelves and maintaining inventory
Sorts orders by store location and places in totes for shipping using handheld scanners
Receives and stores incoming product from DC occasionally
Complies with policies, procedures & SOP's
Adheres to and promotes the Company's Shared ICARE Principles
Qualifications for the Position:
High School Diploma or GED
Pharmacy Technician training license required
PTCB National certification - Must be willing to obtain within 6 months of hire
Pharmacy Technician license must be kept valid throughout the term of employment
Previous pharmacy experience preferred
Working knowledge of pharmacy operations and professional standards
Good computer skills
Warehouse experience a plus
Exhibit customer service to all team members and strong interpersonal skills in a constantly changing production environment
Ability to fill prescriptions with 100% accuracy and efficiency using automated equipment and subsequent programs
Able to read and navigate computer applications
Good communication skills and adaptability to meet production demands
Refrigerated bulk station (5% - 7% of time spent weekly)
Physical Requirements (e.g., lifting, standing for extended periods, climbing):
Able to select and lift objects from shelves and carry to order filling line
Occasional lifting and carrying of 5-10 pounds
Standing/walking continuously during the shift (8+hours per day)
Requires bending, twisting, reaching, grasping and pinching
Pushing pucks or canisters onto main conveyor line
Visual acuity to read computer screens, handheld scanners and labels
Career Level - IC - Business Support - B3
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.