Pharmacy Technician Job Duties and Tasks
- Receive written prescription or refill requests and verify that information is complete and accurate.
- Maintain proper storage and security conditions for medications.
- Answer telephones, responding to questions or requests.
- Fill bottles with prescribed medications and type and affix labels
- Assist customers by answering simple questions, locating items or referring them to the pharmacist for medication information.
- Price and file prescriptions that have been filled.
- Clean and maintain equipment and work areas, sterilize glassware according to prescribed methods.
- Establish and maintain patient profiles, including lists of medications taken by individual patients
- Order, label, and count stock of medications, chemicals, and supplies, and enter inventory data into computer.
- Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against invoices, and inform supervisors of stock needs and shortages.
- Prepare and process medical insurance claim forms and records
- Operate cash registers to accept payment from customers.
- Deliver medications and pharmaceutical supplies to patients.
- Price stock and mark items for sale.
- Maintain and merchandise inventory, products, and services.
- Additional tasks as outlined by supervisor.