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The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As an employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
UWMC Pharmacy has an outstanding opportunity for a FULL-TIME PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 2 - MAIL ORDER SERVICES (Rotating/Variable shifts). The Pharmacy Technician 2 will perform non-professional/technical tasks related to the management for mail order patients served by the Outpatient Pharmacies and Specialty Pharmacy Program. The Pharmacy Technician 2 will also act as a liaison between the patients and the pharmacy staff to ensure effective communication regarding mail order services. All activities shall be performed under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Function as primary mail order technician for Outpatient Pharmacy patients enrolled in the mail order program.
Confirm that patients are eligible for mail order and confirm that all required enrollment forms are completed and filed accurately. Ensure that patients enrolled in the program are re-enrolled annually.
Enter, fill and prepare for verification all mail order medication prescriptions using the Etreby system.
Maintain appropriate inventory of medications for mail order patients.
Work with Program Operations Specialist and Billing technician 2 when issues arise in regards to mail order patient's third party payer plans and/or rejections.
Understand and follow all shipping guidelines for contracted mail order services.
Order and maintain all supplies needed for mail order program.
Contact patients for correct payment and address information.
Be primary contact and resolve all issues in regards to delivery issues, missed deliveries, or patient complaints.
Educate pharmacy staff about mail order program and billing policies and procedures.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of mail order policies and procedures.
Assure that policies and procedures are followed in coordination with the Leads, Manager and Director.
Generate reports at the request of the Manager or Director.
Assure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations.
Know and follow all Pharmacy department policies and procedures.
Train pharmacy assistants, technicians, students, and interns on specialized job duties as assigned.
Perform the duties of a Pharmacy Technician I.
Perform related duties as assigned.
6 months of experience as a Pharmacy Technician 1 or equivalent education/experience.
Legal Requirement: State of Washington Pharmacy Technician certification
High school education or GED certificate.
A minimum of two years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician I or equivalent education/experience.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
UW Medicine is committed to being a drug-free workplace. We require a pre-employment drug screen and background check. The use of marijuana for medical purposes accompanied by a prescription, even if permitted by state law, will not be considered acceptable for purposes of explaining a positive lab test result for marijuana.
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