Certified Pharmacy Technician

Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services   Klamath Falls, OR   Full-time     Pharmacy
Posted on July 6, 2024

Certified Pharmacy Technician (Level I &II) Salary Range: $39,445 - $69,169 Regular - Full-Time Full Benefits

POSITION OBJECTIVES Working under the general supervision of a licensed Pharmacist, the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPT) will assist in all aspects of pharmacy function permissible under their Oregon Licensure to support the mission of Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services (KTHFS) Pharmacy. This will include, but not be limited to, prescription order entry, billing, filling, labeling, reconstituting, and dispensing; along with helping to maintain the perpetual inventory, updating patient & provider profiles, providing customer service in person & on the phone, and performing various administrative tasks. These services are provided to eligible patients primarily at KTHFS locations, but also in homes, schools, alternate job sites, and other community locations within the Klamath Tribes’ Service Unit. The CPT level of I or II is based on experience, duties, responsibility and ability to achieve minimum requirements.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES CPT Level I: 1. The incumbent must recognize their training and experience limitations so as to not “over extend” themselves when matters are more appropriately handled by a Pharmacist or supervisor. 2. Perform Pharmacy Clerk duties including answering phone calls, transferring calls, documenting refill requests, greeting visitors, answering routine and procedural questions, dispensing medications, and other clerical functions. 3. Perform all technical aspects of the medication order including prescription processing, billing, measuring, counting, packaging, compounding, reconstituting, labeling, and unit dosing of prescriptions. Fill requested medications and supplies ordered to be issue to another departments. CPT II includes CPT I and below: Independently perform all aspects of home delivery preparation, coordination, reports, and communication to optimize patient care of delivery to eligible patients. Independently perform all aspects of medication orders for departments and other entities including receipts of order, preparing order, coordinating pharmacist verification, removing the ordered medication from pharmacy perpetual inventory, and coordinating delivery to departments and entities. Independently perform all aspect of medication prepacking for point of dispensing by providers, for example dental and medical, at locations outside of the pharmacy assuring all regulatory and record keeping aspects are completed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES Possess basic knowledge of Federal regulations regarding Pharmacy operation. Ability to perform work and accomplish tasks by following specific Pharmacy Department and general KTHFS policy and SOPs to accomplish Pharmacy Department priorities. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with patients, caregivers, Pharmacy personnel, and other Health Care Professionals.

CPT Level I: Required to possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent. (Must submit copy of diploma or transcripts with application.) Required to possess Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or National Healthcareer Association (NHA) pharmacy technician certification. Required to possess Oregon Certified Pharmacy Technician Licensure (Must submit a copy of certification with application.) CPT level II must meet CPT level I and: Required to have at least 3 years’ experience as a CPT at KTHFS or KTHFS equivalent experience. Other CPT experience is 50% KTHFS equivalent, other medical experience is 25% up to 1 year KTHFS equivalent, CPT Certificate program is 1 year KTHFS equivalent.