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Pharmacy Technician Operations Manager

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for your interest in Central City Concern (CCC)!

Central city concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions in the Portland metro area. We hire skilled and passionate people to meet our mission to end homelessness through innovative outcome-based strategies that support personal and community transformation.

Join CCC as our next Pharmacy Technician Operations Manager!

Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am - 6pm

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Pharmacy Technician Operations Manager provides technical support to Pharmacists in the processing of prescriptions and maintenance of the Pharmacy Department. This position supervises the Pharmacy Technicians, provides daily support to the Pharmacy Operations Manager, and monitors operational activities through quality assurance audits. This position requires an individuals who has experience as a Pharmacy Technician, extensive experience with pharmacy workflows, able to direct the available resources appropriately to maintain an efficient pharmacy operation, and able to manage the logistics of a pharmacy prescription filling program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pharmacy Technician Duties

1. Perform all duties necessary to ensure the safe and accurate preparation of medications, including gathering necessary patient information, entering it into the computer system, preparing medications and labeling containers.

2. Accurately and efficiently utilize GSL, dispensing system, and Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Contributes to and continually builds a positive work environment. Maintains a positive attitude towards co-workers and patients alike.

6. Effectively communicates with all staff including but not limited to other technicians, pharmacists, Pharmacy Operations Manager/PIC, Director of Pharmacy, any other clinic staff, etc. regarding but not limited to current projects, workflow improvement strategies, and overall pharmacy systems management.

7. Attend all mandatory CCC trainings in a timely manner.

8. Adhere to all state and federal privacy regulations, including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2, and to CCC policies and agreements regarding confidentiality, privacy, and security. Support compliance with all privacy and security requirements pursuant to community partners' and outside providers' patient confidentiality agreements, including privacy and security requirements for EMR access. This includes immediately reporting any breach of protected health information or personal identification information of any person receiving CCC services

by CCC or an outside provider to the CCC Compliance Department, as well as to your supervisor or their designee.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Leadership and Planning Duties

10. Assists the Pharmacy Operations Manager/PIC in managing the technician operations of the Pharmacy including monitoring of inventory, supporting day-to-day operations, delegating responsibility as needed, and assuring adequate resources are available to meet customer needs.

11. Actively contributes to the planning and achievement of Pharmacy Department objectives and goals.

12. Facilitates the development and implementation of new services.

13. Actively contributes to the evaluation and continuous improvement of patient services, policies and procedures, and coworkers.

14. Works in collaboration with the Old Town Clinic Pharmacist(s) to develop and meet departmental goals and objectives.

15. Perform other duties/projects as assigned.

Pharmacy Program Leadership

16. Direct at least one of the pharmacy's prescription filling services, as assigned, including but not limited to appointment base, bubble packing, and Parata or be involved in maintaining and improving pharmacy systems.

17. Responsible for inventory management, pharmacy workflows, and financial monitoring against established targets.

18. Train new employees and existing employees when procedures change.

19. Perform other duties/projects as assigned.

Operations Support

20. Assists the Pharmacy Operations Manager/PIC in planning and implementation of technician and pharmacist schedules.

21. Develops and maintains the pharmacy technician training program and procedural updates.

22. Orients and directs the training of newly hired pharmacy technicians.

23. Assumes responsibility of operational requirements as directed by Pharmacy Operations Manager/PIC.

24. Monitors pharmacy technician performance and provides feedback as well as performance evaluations.

25. Collaborates with coworkers (e.g., pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, etc.) to assess cost savings measures.

26. Provides payroll support for Pharmacy staff.

27. Perform other duties/projects as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

1. Methods and techniques of pharmacy operations.

2. Knowledge of medical terminology, various insurance plans and formularies.

3. Basic algebra and general chemistry knowledge.

4. Modern office procedures and methods, including computer systems.

5. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.

6. Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting.

7. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

8. Must be able to work within an integrated, multidisciplinary setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. High school diploma or certificate of equivalency.

2. Minimum of two years' experience as a Pharmacy Technician is required. Additional specialized training in pharmacy or a related field is desirable.

3. Current license with the Oregon State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician.

4. Must have current BLS/CPR certification or must be able to obtain in one month.

5. Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.

6. Mastery of all OTC pharmacy filling processes and workflows including but not limited to appointment base, bubble pack, Parata, and vial fill.

7. Must adhere to CCC policies and procedures.

8. Must be physically able to walk and climb stairs several times a day.

9. Must pass pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check.

10. Central City Concern is committed to a drug-free workplace that encourages a safe, healthy and productive work environment and strictly complies with the Drug-Free Work Place Act of 1988. An employee shall not, in the workplace, unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use a controlled substance or alcohol.

11. Must adhere to agency's non-discrimination policies.

12. Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and clients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, cultural backgrounds, life-styles and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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: biomedical, biopharmaceutical, drug, food, histology, histotechnologist, injury, medical, therapy, virus

Keywords: Central City Concern, Hillsboro , Pharmacy Technician Operations Manager, Executive , Hillsboro, Oregon

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