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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: September 11, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1979, the Portland community has trusted Central City Concern (CCC) to help people create meaningful, long-term change. Every year, we serve more than 13,000 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness with affordable and supportive housing, person-centered health care, addiction recovery and employment assistance. By providing health care, housing and jobs, CCC is ending homelessness in Portland and helping people achieve their highest potential.

CCC's Blackburn Center is seeking Pharmacy Technicians to join our team!

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm.

The Successful Candidate:
You are a licensed Pharmacy Technician in the State of Oregon, and are eager to join a team that is eager to make an impact. You are able to consider the impacts and outcomes for underserved communities during decision-making processes, to deliver high quality care to a vulnerable population of clients.

Duties to Include:

Pharmacy Technician Duties
Perform all duties necessary to ensure the safe and accurate preparation of medications, including gathering necessary patient information, entering it into the computer system, counting or pouring medications and labeling containers
Accurately and efficiently utilize GSL, dispensing system, and EMR
Maintain excellent customer service, including answering phones and refill requests from patients, and responding to questions from staff and patients that do not require a Pharmacist's professional expertise or judgment
Maintains billing and insurance accuracy by performing on-line billing procedures, calling third-party insurers for clarifications of payments, and assisting in preparation of prior authorization requests.
Contributes to and continually builds a positive work environment. Maintains a positive attitude towards co-workers and patients alike. Effectively communicates with all staff including but not limited to other technicians, Technician Supervisor, PIC, Associate Director of Pharmacy, any other clinic staff, etc. regarding but not limited to current projects, workflow improvement strategies, and overall pharmacy systems management.

Leadership and Planning Duties
Performs the technician operations of the Pharmacy in a cost-effective manner, including monitoring of inventory and pricing, supporting day-to-day operations, and assuring adequate resources are available to meet customer needs.
Actively contributes to the planning and achievement of Pharmacy Department objectives and goals.
Actively contributes to the evaluation and continuous improvement of patient services, policies and procedures
Works in collaboration with the Old Town Clinic Pharmacist(s) and technicians to develop and meet departmental goals and objectives.

Current license with the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician or must be able to obtain one before starting the job.
Must have current CPR certification prior to start.
Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
Must pass pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and DHS background check.
If driving for the agency with an agency vehicle, must possess a current driver's license, pass a DMV background check and be designated an "acceptable" driver as outlined in Central City Concern's Fleet Safety Policy. Must pass an initial driver training within 60 days of being an approved driver and continued recertification training.
Must generally have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects, and climb stairs with reasonable or no accommodation.
Bilingual preferred.

Central City Concern is a second chance employer and complies with applicable laws regarding consideration of criminal background for employment purposes. Government regulations, contractual requirements, or the duties of this particular job may require CCC to conduct a background check and take appropriate action to address prior criminal convictions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) Associated topics: ascp, laboratory, medical technologist, molecular, pathology, scientist, surgical technologist, technician, technician iv, technician lab

Keywords: Central City Concern, Beaverton , Pharmacy Technician, Professions , Beaverton, Oregon

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